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Sonic Electronics:

By Yashas Shetty

Yashas Shetty is an artist and composer living in Bangalore, India. His works often feature humorous and absurd bricolages and reinterpretations of high-tech artifacts. Shetty's works range from genetically modified organisms to disappearing pop songs to large-scale archives. His work has been shown in numerous exhibitions, including the Taipei Biennale (2012), Ars Electronica, Linz (2012), Fundación Botín, Spain (2013), Science Gallery, Dublin (2014), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (2020). He won prizes at the Ars Electronica Festival, Linz / Austria (2011 and 2012) and at the International Genetically Engineered Machines Competition at MIT (2009 and 2011).

Yashas is one of the founding members of the Center for Experimental Media Art, India's first graduate program in new media art at the Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology. Along with Swiss material scientist Dr. Marc Dusseiller and Spanish artist Andy Gracie, he co-founded the renowned hacker collective Hackteria.

About the workshop

Learn electronics from scratch and use sensors and microcontrollers to build your own electronic music synthesizer. No prior knowledge of electronic music or electronics is necessary for this workshop. You will learn to solder electronic components and at the end of the workshop have your own musical instrument.

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