Live coding workshop

2pm – 4pm, Alison House, 12 Nicolson Square

Ticket reservations here:

At this event, you’ll have the opportunity to explore a live-coding environment called Supercollider. This language, though quite technical, enables performers to write sound software in real-time and to share what they’re creating with audiences as it happens.

If you book a ticket for this live coding workshop, you are expected to arrive promptly and attend for the whole duration. It will be best to bring a laptop and your own pair of headphones. Supercollider software can be installed in advance from the following link:

You can find out more about Joanne’s work here:, however, it’s even better to attend her concert as part of the Algobabez at ECA’s West Court the evening after her workshop. Joanne will perform band partner Shelly Knots as the duo. Tickets for the concert are available now.

Live coding visuals with Hydra – Shelly Knotts

Shelly is hosting a workshop 10-1pm, Friday morning, 22 Feb, this focuses on on live-coding visuals using Hydra –

Hydra is a platform for live coding visuals in Javascript, in which each connected browser window can be used as a node of a modular and distributed video synthesizer.

Inspired by analog modular synthesizers, these tools are an exploration into using streaming over the web for routing video sources and outputs in realtime.

Multiple visual sources (oscillators, cameras, application windows, other connected windows) can be transformed, modulated, and composited via combining sequences of functions.

Shelly Knotts

Shelly Knotts produces live-coded and network music performances and projects which explore aspects of code, data and collaboration in improvisation. Based in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, she performs internationally, collaborating with computers and other humans.

Orange tip

Orange Tip are an experimental jazz quartet from Athens. Stemming from the creative forces behind M.O.B. trio, their music is described as the crossroads between modern jazz and electronic music. The group’s creative practice combines elements from the soundworlds of both the acoustic jazz quartet and the ambient noise subgenre.

Synthesizers, effects, loops and drones share prominent roles in the creation of the quartet’s soundscape. The band’s compositions are, primarily, based on open forms, utilizing both tonal and non-tonal linear material, while improvisation parts subtly balance between the generation of melodic material and the formation of a variety of multi-textural sonic atmospheres.


Marios Valinakis- Tenor Saxophone & Live Electronics

Sakis Tsinoukas- Guitar

Alexis Delis- Electric & Double Bass

Panagiotis Kostopoulos- Drums