Ximena Alarcón Awarded a Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellowship

Ximena Alarcón has been awarded the prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions Research Fellowship to develop research project, INTIMAL – Interfaces for Relational Listening, as a research fellow at the University of Oslo in 2017 – 2019.

INTIMAL – Interfaces for Relational Listening: body, telematics, memory, migration will be a novel physical-virtual “embodied system” for relational listening, through the artistic practice of telematic sonic performance this system will interconnect people’s bodily motion and voice with their memories and dreams of distant locations.

As research fellow in the Department of Music at University of Oslo (UiO) from September 2017 until September 2019, Ximena will work with Dr. Alexander Refsum Jensenius and the fourMs -Music, Mind, Motion, Machines interfaculty research group at UiO, and will be also supported by CRiSAP’s Prof. Cathy Lane, Bergen Center for Electronic ArtsTrond Lossius, and Kristin Norderval from the Deep Listening community.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions – Research Fellowship Programme:
The Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions, named after the double Nobel Prize winning Polish-French scientist famed for her work on radioactivity, support researchers at all stages of their careers, irrespective of nationality. Researchers working across all disciplines, from life-saving healthcare to ‘blue-sky’ science, are eligible for funding. The MSCA also support industrial doctorates, combining academic research study with work in companies, and other innovative training that enhances employability and career development.

Read more about the research project INTIMAL.