The c/c/c studio blog is a place where you can find out about upcoming events and read about the various activites happening under the c/c/c studio banner.
Welcome new PhD student Yichen Wang
19 Oct 2021
Yichen has recently finished her master’s degree and is starting a PhD working with Charles on building super-cool arts + VR + interaction experiences.
LENS'21 final gig 2pm June 6 @ sideway
6 May 2021
If you’re a fan of LENS, the ANU Laptop Ensemble, then you’re welcome to come to the S1 2021 end-of-semester gig. Here are the details
Upcoming events: Computational Culture Lab
12 Feb 2021
The Computational Culture Lab at the ANU School of Art & Design (a bunch of friends of the c/c/c studio) is excited to announce a series of upcoming workshops/presentations which might be...
New ANU Extension course in Creative Computing
24 Jul 2020
An exciting new opportunity for ACT High School/College students—get involved!
ACMC2020: live and free computer music conference
3 Jul 2020
The conference is now over—a great time was had by all. If you missed it, don’t despair: all the presentations & performances will stay up on YouTube forever, so head over there...
The home of LENS on the web has moved
6 Mar 2020
If you read the blue info box on the home page you’ll have noticed that LENS has now graduated to it’s dedicated course website. On the COMP side of things it now...
COMP1720/6720 showcase 2019
14 Nov 2019
All the students in COMP1720/6720 Art & Interaction in New Media have submitted their major projects—a series of interactive in-browser artworks (using p5.js) exploring the theme listening in/listening out.
LENS 2019 Showcase
22 Oct 2019
This year’s ANU LENS students will be performing their semester projects at the ANU School of Music Composition Showcase this weekend!
LENS in the news
3 Oct 2019
This semester the ANU Laptop Ensemble (LENS) has been busy preparing a program of new works for laptop, acoustic instruments, and AI music models. We recently presented these works-in-progress at an open...
Looking for what's not there: negative space and networked systems
17 Apr 2019
There’s increasing public concern about the impact of technology on human relationships: voices in the media, government, community groups and from individuals are challenging networked technologies’ influence on human relations, behaviours and...
IoT@BIT artefact exhibition
19 Feb 2019
this event is happening this Friday Feb 22 @ 5pm—don’t miss out!
Calling all Laptop Ensemble participants for S1 2019
8 Feb 2019
The laptop[^laptop] is a legit musical/visual instrument, and LENS: the ANU Laptop Ensemble (est. 2018) exists to explore different ways to use this instrument in a group performance. You may have seen...
IoT@BIT China Study Tour 2018
24 Dec 2018
If you’re wondering why there hasn’t been much activity on the c/c/c blog since the end of Semester 2, it’s because I’ve been in China teaching an Internet of Things at the...
PhD scholarships available
8 Oct 2018
If you want to come study with the c/c/c group, there’s an upcoming (Australian) domestic PhD scholarship round which closes on October 31.
Laptop Ensemble gig: this Friday at "Sounding Canberra"
2 Oct 2018
LENS (the ANU Laptop Ensemble) will be performing this coming Friday night (October 5) at the Sounding Canberra album launch. If you like that sort of thing, you should come along and...
c/c/c podcast appearance
21 Sep 2018
A little while ago Ben was interviewed for The Conversation’s “Trust Me, I’m an Expert” podcast on computers, music, VR and other things up my alley.
Livecoding gig: Curious Feast @ National Science Week
7 Aug 2018
Update 21 Aug 2018: gig was fun—videos are now up on the ANU Laptop Ensemble YouTube channel.
c/c/c at ANU Open Day
19 Jul 2018
The c/c/c are going to be doing a bunch of fun and interesting things at ANU Open Day. If you’re visiting the ANU on Open Day, come and check it out.
11 Jul 2018
The Other Side is a ritual performance of the mathematics of an artificial neural network with pre-digital technology. The performance references the rites and nomenclature of the modern spiritualist movement whose devotees...
An escape room for Computer Science
11 Jul 2018
An escape room is a physical adventure game where participants have to solve a series of puzzles and riddles to be released from the room. As part of the c/c/c group, Noah...
Laptop Ensemble callout
1 Jul 2018
Note: this blog post is about the 2018 incarnation of the LENS course. For info the S1 2020 version, see the main LENS page.