KISDtalk: “On Expression, Control and Affordance in Musical Instrument Design“

KISDtalks: Theories and Practice of Design , 22. Januar 2020

KISDtalk Weimar  (Bild: KISD )

When designing musical devices and their tangible interactions, the goal is an intimate convergence between musician and instrument. With half a dozen conferences on the topic, a substantial amount of research has been produced in this research field over the last decades. In this talk, guest speakers Max Neupert and Clemens Wegener will elaborate on the relationship between design and music.

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KISDtalk: “On Expression, Control and Affordance in Musical Instrument Design“

KISDtalks: Theories and Practice of Design


  • 22. Januar 2020
  • 17.30 Uhr bis 19.00 Uhr
  • in meinen Kalender übertragen


KISD – Köln International School of Design, Ubierring 40, 50678 Cologne


free entrance


KISDtalks: Theories and Practice of Design


Max Neupert and Clemens Wegener


KISD – Köln International School of Design

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Max Neupert is a product designer, media artist and has researched in the field of audiovisual real-time media (Diploma in Art/Burg Giebichenstein University of Art Halle). He is a PhD candidate and researches on audiovisual cut-ups. He is a lecturer at the chair for Media Environments at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. Max organized the Pure Data Convention in 2011 – a five-day venue of conference, workshops, concerts and exhibitions. He presented his research on new musical interfaces and presentations at various international conferences. As a professor at Yeungnam University in South Korea, he taught digital media for artists.

Clemens Wegener holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science and Media from Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. He completed a Bachelor’s degree in musicology at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar. He works as a research assistant and lecturer in Interface Design at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar. His research focuses on digital and analog sound synthesis as well as musical interfaces. He has many years of stage experience as a musician and DJ. Due to his broad knowledge, he is able to establish connections between classical musical instruments and modern technologies.
The KISDtalk will be held in English language.

The KISDtalks are a public lecture series on relevant perspectives of design. They give space for an open-minded and profound analysis of current and future issues of design, culture, society, technology, and different scientific disciplines. Topics are interdisciplinary, integrative, and provide internationality by domestic and international speakers. The KISDtalks take place on specified dates at 5:30 pm in room 11. The 60-90 minutes-long presentations with “Q&A” are a public event and free of charge.