"The stimulation of bio-organisms through sensory (aural/visual) and electrical stimulation in feedback loops is presented by programming stimuli in real time and in a definite time-rhythmic sequence — music is art most involved in real-time organization of sensory stimulation." - Manford L. Eaton
The MusicMakers Hacklab is a weeklong open, collaborative laboratory hosted by Peter Kirn of Create Digital Music and musician and media artist Leslie García. Now entering its 3rd edition within the CTM Festival, the Hacklab takes on the theme "Tuning Machines", relating to some of the technological ramifications of CTM 2015 "Un Tune" theme. It allows practitioners from a range of disciplines to find new ways of exploring hybrid systems of human body, biology, and sound.
The Hacklab celebrates its 3rd edition within the CTM Festival at the CTM 2015 Un Tune Exhibition opening, with special performances by Marco Donnarumma (himself present later in the week as part of the Hacklab Input sessions of talks), Berlin Community Radio's Sarah Miles, as well as a performance by this year's invited host, Leslie García.
Sarah Miles is a DJ, radio show host and co-founder of Berlin Community Radio, a platform that brings together and presents a wide variety of music scenes and creative individuals based in Berlin. In 2011 she started Welcome to the Room, an interview and mix focused radio show that has featured many up and coming and established talents from Berlin and around the world, while helming as resident a companion series of club nights by the same name.
Leslie García is an electronic sound artist and digital media developer from Tijuana. She explores de fusion process between art, science and technology. Co-founder of the electronic media collective DreamAddictive (Tijuana 2003-2010), she iscurrent member of Astrovandalistas (México City 2011-present) and research associate at Nucleo Laboratorial Nano de la Escola de Belas Artes – Universidad Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro 2012 – present).