Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts

Connecting Realities: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Pulse-based Works
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 21-28

Rafael Lozano-Hemmer is a Mexican digital artist recognized for creating large-scale theatrical interactive installations for museum and public spaces, as well as small-scale works with custom-made interfaces and digital technologies. Since 2006 this artist has created eight works that require ...

Jean Claude Risset’s Duet for One Pianist: Challenges of a Real-Time Performance Interaction with a Computer-Controlled Acoustic Piano 16 Years Later
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 31-36

This study aims to discuss the work Duet for one Pianist (1989) by the French composer Jean-Claude Risset (b. 13 March 1938) by analyzing the challenges of the music performance of this Computer-Aided Composition work Disklavier and implies Human-Computer Interaction ...

Editorial - CITAR Journal, Volume 6, No. 2
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 1-2


Geräusch as Presentness: the Critique by Stockhausen and Eisenman
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 15-20

This paper proposes an idea of noise [Geräusch] as presentness in order to think about the critical works of Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007) and Peter Eisenman (1932-). This idea implies that there is a connection between these both aspects: Geräusch [noise] ...

Subjective appropriation of musical form in Schumann’s Carnaval, op. 9
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 7-13

The aim of this article is to analyze musical form in german composer Robert Schumann’s works (8 June 1810 – 29 July 1856), particularly that of piano solo piece Carnaval, op. 9, trying to understand what is revealed by the ...

MediaScape: Towards a Video, Music, and Sound Metacreation
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 61-73

We present a new media work, MediaScape, which is an initial foray into a fully interdisciplinary metacreativity. This paper defines metacreation, and we present examples of metacreative art within the fields of music, sound art, the history of generative narrative, ...

Capture and transformation of urban soundscape data for artistic creation
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 97-109

URB is a research project designed to collect and store raw data from soundscapes analysis. This paper presents a survey about using URB based on the analysis of work developed by several artists, focusing on the description of their creative ...

A Manifesto of Nodalism
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 51-60

This paper proposes the notion of Nodalism as a means describing contemporary culture and of understanding my own creative practice in electronic music composition. It draws on theories and ideas from Kirby, Bauman, Bourriaud, Deleuze, Guatarri, and Gochenour, to demonstrate ...

Everything Augmented: On the Real in Augmented Reality
CITAR (2014) Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 17-29

What is augmented in Augmented Reality (AR)? In this paper, we review existing opinions and show how little consensus exists on this matter. Subsequently, we approach the question from a theoretical and technology-independent perspective. We identify spatial and content-based relationships ...


The Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts (CITARJournal) is a peer-reviewed publication that results from a commitment of the Research Center for Science and Technology of the Arts (CITAR) to promote knowledge, research and artworks in the field of the Arts. The Journal provides a distinctive forum for anyone interested in the impact which the application of contemporary Science and Technology is having upon the Arts. The Journal is published by the Portuguese Catholic University under an open access policy.

Publisher Portuguese Catholic University, Porto
Country Portugal
ISSN (Print) 1646-9798
Year started 2009
Indexed 65 articles
Licence Open Access

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