Interview with Konstantinos Vasilakos
Konstantinos Vasilakos is a performer and composer of Electroacoustic music. His research interests include sonification, gestural improvisation, and live coding with networked music systems. He holds a PhD in Music from Keele University in the UK, and a Masters degree from the Utrecht School of the Arts, in the Netherlands. His works have been presented in the Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Greece, Switzerland, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. He has collaborated with leading research centers such as CERN, in Switzerland, and the Laboratoire ACROE/ICA, at the University of Grenoble, in France. At the moment he resides in Istanbul where he is teaching in the Sonic Arts department of the Dr. Erol Üçer Center for Advanced Studies in Music (MIAM), in the Istanbul Technical University (ITÜ), Istanbul, Turkey.
Here is a pointer to his github regarding a live coding project involving sonification data from the Large Hadron Collider. The project is a collaboration between BEER ensemble (University of Birmingham) and the Art@CMS project at CERN.
The public facing aspect of this work can be seen here.