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Kingsley Ash
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Kingsley Ash

Senior Lecturer

Leeds School Of Arts

0113 81 27428 K.Ash@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Kingsley Ash

Kingsley has performed and presented work through a range of media in venues across London including the Royal Albert Hall and the Royal Festival Hall, as well as in Europe, the USA and Asia. His recent work has been in the field of sonification, particularly the exploration of environmental data through sound and interactivity.

Kingsley studied Astrophysics at Manchester University and Music Technology at York University and is currently working towards his PhD at Goldsmiths, London.

Current Teaching

  • Experimental Music Systems
  • Live Performance Technologies
  • Interfaces and Interactivity
  • Collaborative Practice
  • Audio-visual Interfaces

Research Interests

Current research interests include data sonification, particularly the investigation of environmental data and processes through sound and interactivity, as well as an ongoing collaboration with Dr Yvon Bonenfant (University of Winchester) that seeks to explore the unique qualities of the human voice through playful interactive artworks.

Kingsley studied Astrophysics at Manchester University and Music Technology at York University and is currently working towards his PhD at Goldsmiths, London under the supervision of Dr Mick Grierson. Further details of his work can be found online at http://www.kingsleyash.com.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (2)

  • Ash K; Stavropoulos N (2012), Stochastic processes in the musification of cellular automata: A case study of the Livecell project. Emille: The Journal of the Korean Electro-Acoustic Music Society, vol. 10
  • Ash K; Hunt A; Howard D; Kirk R; Tyrell A (2001), Interactive multimedia systems for engineering education in acoustics, synthesis and signal processing.. European Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 26 (2)
    https://doi.org/10.1080/03043790110033574

Conference contributions (1)

  • Ash K; Dolphin A (2012) Urbicolous Disport. An interactive, generative sound-toy installation in which participants capture, manipulate and play with the sounds of the city. University of Leeds, UK 20120907. : .

Conference proceedings (peer reviewed) (2)

  • Ash K (2012) Affected States: Analysis and Sonification of Twitter Music Trends. In: 18th International Conference on Auditory Display Atlanta, GA, USA 20120618. : The International Community for Auditory Display, pp. 257-259.
  • Ash K; Stavropoulos N (2011) Livecell: Real-time score generation through interactive generative composition.. In: International Computer Music Conference Huddersfield, UK 20110731. : The International Computer Music Association, pp. .

Other (1)

  • Ash K (2012), "Hedda Gabler" - Music.

Performances (6)

  • Ash K (In press), If and Only If.
  • Ash K (In press), If and Only If.
  • Ash K (In press), Livecell.
  • Ash K (In press), If and Only If.
  • Ash K; Stavropoulos N (In press), Livecell Performance.
  • Ash K; Stavropoulos N (In press), Livecell Performance.
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