Open Band: A Platform for Collective Sound Dialogues

@article{Stolfi2017OpenBA,
  title={Open Band: A Platform for Collective Sound Dialogues},
  author={Ariane Stolfi and Mathieu Barthet and F{\'a}bio Gor{\'o}dscy and Antonio Deusany de Carvalho Junior},
  journal={Proceedings of the 12th International Audio Mostly Conference on Augmented and Participatory Sound and Music Experiences},
  year={2017}
}
Open Band is a web-based platform for collective "sound dialogues" designed to provide audiences with empowering experiences through music. The system draws on interactive participatory art and networked music performance by engaging participants in a sonic web "agora" in collocated and/or remote gatherings, regardless of musical level. In this paper, we present our artistic intent grounded in Eco's concept of Open Works and the initial design of a web-based open environment that supports… 

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