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Alex teaches a number of units concerning interactive media arts, digital design, the creative applications of code, and the use of computer as creative tool, including: MMCC8097: Interactive Media; MMCC2140: Cybercultures, MMCC2041: Interactive Web Design, and MMCC3023: Interactive and Digital Arts.

Research interests

Alex's interests lie at the intersections of code and art, including computer music composition, synthesis, computational arts, creative coding, generative music and visuals, gestural motion tracking, interactivity, user interface design, and human computer interaction.

He completed a Masters (Research) in 2007 on compositional strategies for abstract electronic music, and a PhD in 2017 on the sound and music of Hanna-Barbera cartoons in the 1960s–1970s.

He has published on topics ranging from gestural music/media control with game devices, multi-performer computer-music synchronisation strategies with OpenSoundControl, screen soundtrack studies, popular culture and brand identity, the rise of automated technologies in contemporary music production, and on the use of sound and music in 1960s sci-fi cartoons.


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