New Interfaces for Traditional Korean Music and Dance

Kapur, Ajay and Kim, Dae Hong and Kapur, Raakhi and Eom, Kisoon

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

This paper describes the creation of new interfaces that extend traditionalKorean music and dance. Specifically, this research resulted in the design ofthe eHaegum (Korean bowed instrument), eJanggu (Korean drum), and ZiOm wearableinterfaces. The paper describes the process of making these new interfaces aswell as how they have been used to create new music and forms of digital artmaking that blend traditional practice with modern techniques.