workshops + drawing machines + cybernetic performance + live-coding algorave

i-DAT’s Mark Osborn:

Saturday, 30th September, 2023

Palace Court TheatreBH1 2ET

workshops + drawing machines + cybernetic performance + live-coding algorave

workshops + drawing machines 13:30-16:00
cybernetic performance + algorave 19:30-23:00


There are limited places available for both workshops, please sign up via our eventbrite, bring your own kit.

Antonio Roberts – introduction to Hydra

Hydra is a live code-able video synth and coding environment that runs directly in the browser. It is free and open-source and made for beginners and experts

Lucy Cheesman & Alex McLean – introduction to creative sonics and Strudel

A beginner friendly workshop, no coding or music experience required, but do bring a laptop & headphones, plus a device for recording sound (a smartphone is ok!).

Strudel is a new live coding platform to write dynamic music pieces in the browser! It is free and open-source and made for beginners and experts

drawing machine demo

terrapen plotter drawing machines

An A2 plotter designed and created by pen plotter artists, for pen plotter artists. Ed Ward & Mark Benson are creating a platform for end users, makers and artists to use and develop their own

cybernetic performance

mutant image / synth battle

Mark Osborne vs Alex Miles – audio reactive dither vs modular synth sonics

Algorave featuring:

Heavy Lifting




Algorithms + Rave: Algorave is bringing the best in live-coded electronic dance music, live algorithmic visuals, drawing machines & cybernetic synth / mutant images battles to Palace Court Theatre!

Algorave: artists and electronic musicians make futuristic rhythms and beats using live algorithmic processes. All code is projected – so you can see how the artists make sound and visuals live. Since starting in 2012, Algorave has established a large global community that encourages experimentation, creates original and open source software tools, and most importantly fun dance music events!

Event funded byArts University Bournemouth Innovation Studio.

not yet inventeda series of workshops exploring computational media