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Atividades Musicais Ubíquas e suas Tecnologias

Abstract : Music production has been done predominantly through face-to-face interactions. In an opposite direction, the ubimus research aims to propose more accessible ways of making music combined with a search for new modalities of artistic practice, which includes the theoretical and technical apparatus so that musical activities can be done, for example, asynchronously and remotely. In this sense, we have appropriated the Internet of Things (IoT) concepts in the context of ubiquitous music to enable creative ubimus activities to take advantage of the IoT infrastructure, resulting in a research area called IoMusT - Internet of Musical Things. In line with this idea, studies on the incorporation of robots as active partners in ubiquitous musical ecosystems are proposed. Overcoming musical interaction based on synchronous, face-to-face exchanges, predominantly (and often exclusively) restricted to the environments of concert halls and similar spaces, has been one of the constant concerns of ubimus practice. In this sense, recent experiences of ubimus question the convenience of using synchronous interaction at any cost. The ubimus research targets several collaborative musical creation processes involving the use of remote resources. We maintain that the interaction between distant and interconnected agents is one of the priorities since the beginning of the ubimus research). Still, the social isolation motivated by the Covid-19 pandemic, encouraged musicians to adapt inefficient systems such as web conferencing for group musical activities. However, note that if support systems are unable to induce our senses to believe that we are in the presence of other participants with whom we share resources on the basis of multiple exchanges (involving refined synchronization mechanisms throughout the history of human evolution), this sharing is ineffective. Thus, the pandemic has leveled the way we make music, restricting the range of technologies useful for this purpose. In this paper, we discuss how ubimus research can contribute to the renewed musical needs of a confined society.
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  • HAL Id : hprints-03037174, version 1



Leandro Lesqueves Costalonga, Marcello Messina, Damián Keller. Atividades Musicais Ubíquas e suas Tecnologias. Artes em tempos de pandemia: Anais do X Seminário Ibero-Americano sobre o Processo de Criação nas Artes, Dec 2020, Vitória, Brazil. pp.470-478. ⟨hprints-03037174⟩



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