A place for reflective pieces by members of the PRiSM team, Associated Members and invited guest contributors.
the room where the organ was
Multi-disciplinary artist Mark Fell reflects on his collaboration with RNCM student composers on constructing an installation for the RNCM’s flagship music technology resource Studio 8.
RNCM composition student Alexander Mouzouri discusses his collaboration with Dr Timothy Foster (University of Manchester) & its resultant piece Parallaxenreisen (2023).
PRiSM Writer in Residence Abi Bliss reflects on her first-hand experience of working within the PRiSM community & introduces her new podcast: Infinite Remix.
Oracle: The Dreaming Species
Artist Melanie Wilson reflects on the first stage of her ongoing collaboration with PRiSM & Fuel, as part of Sound and Music’s New Voices programme.
Music, Geometry, Space
PRiSM Doctoral Researcher Robert Laidlow reflects on his recent experience curating a BBC Radio 3 broadcast for the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.
Vicky Clarke, Artist in Residence with NOVARS, shares insights into creation of the neural synthesis work, AURA MACHINE.
José del Avellanal Carreño writes about his collaboration with BCMG clarinetist, Oliver Janes, ‘speak, sing…’ incorporating material created using the machine learning software PRiSM SampleRNN to manipulate improvisations provided by Oliver.
Professor of Chemistry at the University of Liverpool Mathias Brust and PRiSM Doctoral researcher and Composer Zakiya Leeming talk about their collaboration [U]nusual [m]etals.
music | play | maths
PRiSM Directors composer Emily Howard and mathematician Marcus du Sautoy lead students in a day of mathematical-musical exploration at the RNCM.
Generating the Future
Join PRiSM’s Doctoral Researcher Robert Laidlow for a presentation exploring the creative uses of artificial intelligence, featuring quartet performances from members of the BBC Philharmonic and RNCM soloist Vanessa Guinadi.
A Short History of Neural Synthesis
In this first instalment on AI and music, Dr Christopher Melen, PRiSM’s Research Software Engineer, introduces neural synthesis, an exciting technique that features in the artistic work of the PRiSM team.
David De Roure
Meet the PRiSM Technical Director David De Roure, exploring the intersection of maths, algorithms and music.