20 Mar, 2009
University Hall Music Room
ICIA invited sound-artist Steven Cornford for an opening set, then asked ffitch to curate the second half of an evening. ffitch programmed and performed in a set of electronic music spanning across music concrete, through acoustic ecology, to tape work involving performance with acoustic instruments.
Professor John ffitch joined the University of Bath in 1980 and is Professor of Software Engineering. He has a wide range of interests, having worked in computer algebra, cosmology, LISP, parallelism, simulation, linguistics and compilation.
ffitch read Mathematics and postgraduate Computing at Cambridge, and was joint winner of the Adams Prize in 1975 (University of Cambridge and St John’s College). ffitch is a primary figure in the continuing development of Csound (a software system for sound design and music synthesis) and a regular contributor to the International Computer Music Conference as researcher and musician. He also supports numerous other internet music projects.