koray

M. Koray Tahiroğlu is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in the Department of Media, School of Art and Design Aalto University, practices art as a researcher focusing on embodied approaches to sonic interaction in participative music experiencing as well as a performer of live electronic music. After receiving his Master of Arts degree with his “From Me to Us, computer-generated music installation”, which was exhibited in Helsinki and in Toronto, he began his doctoral studies at Media Lab, TaiK, Helsinki in 2004. He conducted an artistic research with a focus on studying and practicing human musical interaction. Tahiroğlu has completed the degree of Doctor of Arts with the dissertation entitled “Interactive Performance Systems: Experimenting with Human Musical Interaction” after its public examination in 2008. Since 2004, he has been also teaching workshops and courses introducing artistic strategies and methodologies for creating computational art works with an emphasis on open source developing environments. Tahiroğlu has performed experimental music in collaboration with sound artists and performers as well as with solo performances at various sound art events and festivals in Europe and North America.