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Listen to on-stage performances from different seats in York Theatre Royal auditorium and experience theatre and performance in an entirely new way. Led by Damian Murphy, researchers from the University of York’s Audio Lab team have captured visual and acoustic data from the old and new theatre space. Join them as they demonstrate a new audio/visual virtual reality experience of a theatre.
Dr Damian Murphy is a Reader in Audio and Music Technology with the Department of Electronics, University of York and the University Research Champion for Creativity. His research focuses on virtual acoustics, spatial audio, physical modelling, and audio signal processing.
Damian is an active sound artist and in 2004 was appointed one of the UK's first Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)/Arts Council England (ACE) Arts and Science Research Fellows, investigating the compositional and aesthetic aspects of sound spatialisation, acoustic modelling techniques and the acoustics of heritage spaces. His work has been presented in galleries nationally and at festivals and venues internationally, and has included varied collaborations with writers, photographers and interactive digital artists.