As part of the Walled City Music Festival, and HoSTEM – Inclusive Creativity: Digital Practices symposium, we have scheduled a showcase (show-stopper!) public workshop to be held in Cultúrlann (thanks to Peter O’Doherty) in Derry/Londonderry, starting at 11:00 a.m. All ages, interests, skills and abilities welcome, from the very young: to the young at heart(sofstem): […]

The second week of our Inclusive Creativity/HeartsOfSTEM outreach workshops on interactive sound toys concluded with two workshops: one on Thursday May 25th, involving Denise White’s SEN group of young adults and other interested participants (Journalism student Maddie Siegmund, amongst others) in Foyle Arts Building, UU; the second, on Friday May 26th, took place in the […]

Many thanks to Peter O’Doherty @culturlanndoire and Peter Doherty of Knockavoe School, Strabane, for inviting so many talented young adults to the third of our Inclusive Creativity: Digital Practices outreach workshops @InclusiveCreati. Lewis Smith (Ulster University) and Dr Brendan McCloskey (Ulster University)  brought a range of instruments, from the conventional:   . . . to […]

Prof Frank Lyon’s latest work NonZeroSum, for digital musicians and string quartet, is adacious, challenging and ground-breaking. Rehearsals have entered the “this is really happening” phase, as Friday 2nd June approaches. Only two rehearsals left, with the Benyounes Quartet. Here, the performers John, Sean, Jay, David and Lewis are working on a particularly tense and […]

16th May 2017, Foyle Arts Building, Ulster University at Magee Shane Byrne (Maynooth University), Lewis Smith (Ulster University) and Dr Brendan McCloskey (Ulster University) led a small group through tools and methods for Inclusive Creativity and Digital Practices, emphasising DIY sound toys, Arduino and Web Audio API. The participants were offered a pot pourri of […]

As part of Inclusive Creativity/Hearts of STEM 2017 and the Walled City Music Festival, we are delighted to be running FREE WORKSHOPS for the general public! These workshops are suitable anyone with an interest in arts, technology and issues of inclusion and accessibility and will be run at levels from beginners to intermediate. These workshops are […]