Expanded Animation 2020: A New Media Manifesto
Leading thinkers from industry, practice, and education will discuss the need and consensus for a A New Media Manifesto. Wide-ranging topics such as The Survival of Subculture in a Global Economy, Long-term Projected Trends in Education, and A New Plurality will be led by J. Harry Whalley (UK) and Laura Lee (UK/DE) followed by examples of performance and practice.
Laura is a creative practitioner, guitarist, composer & technologist. Currently, in the final stages of her practice-led PhD ‘Post-Rock Performance Practice Post-Rock Composition and Performance Practice: Authenticity, Liveness, Creativity & Technology‘ at the University for the Creative Arts.
Laura internationally lecturers on Music Composition and Technology BA Course in the Film, Media and Performing Arts Department at the University for the Creative Arts and for BA Audio Design and MA Computing and the Arts at Berlin School of Popular Arts.
Dennis DeSantis is a composer, sound designer, author, and percussionist. He received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the Eastman School of Music. His electronic music appears on labels such as Ghostly, Global Underground, Cocoon and Kanzleramt, and he has performed throughout North America, Europe, and Japan. Recent highlights include commissions from the Whitney Museum, the Staatsoper Stuttgart and Carnegie Hall. DeSantis is the Head of Music Learning for Ableton, and previously worked as a sound designer for Native Instruments.