Audience Experience in Sound Performance

Lai, Chi-Hsia and Bovermann, Till

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

This paper presents observations from investigating audience experience of apractice-based research in live sound performance with electronics. In seekingto understand the communication flow and the engagement between performer andaudience in this particular performance context, we designed an experiment thatinvolved the following steps: (a) performing WOSAWIP at a new media festival,(b) conducting a qualitative research study with audience members and (c)analyzing the data for new insights.