The 2018 conference of the Electroacoustic Music Studies Network was held from June 20th to 23rd at Villa Finaly, in Florence, Italy.
MTI was well represented, with talks by Professors Simon Emmerson & John Young, Senior Lecturer James Andean, and postgraduate student Marij van Gorkom.
This year's theme was "Electroacoustic Music: Is it still a form of Experimental Music?", which MTI presenters engaged with through the following presentations:
Prof. Simon Emmerson: Electroacoustic Music before Language
Prof. John Young: Experiment/Expansion
James Andean: Question the 'Experimental' - Electroacoustic Improvisation as 'Experimental' case study
Marij van Gorkom: Crafting the patch: Composer-performer collaboration at the interface between experimentation and skill