Music tech entrepreneur and computer music developer Timothy Place will speak at Stetson University on Monday, Nov. 1. Place is co-founder of Electrotap and co-creator of the Teabox sensor interface, which revolutionized the ability of experimental electronic musicians to build innovative laptop-based systems that are far more responsive to human gestures. He also is lead developer of Jamoma, a platform for interactive arts-based research and performance, and a member of the Cycling74 development team, makers of Max/MSP/Jitter. His latest enterprise is the founding of 74 Objects LLC, which offers advisory options to customers in the field of real-time media in the arts. He holds degrees from the University of Missouri Kansas City and the State University of New York at Potsdam.
Place’s lecture, “Computer Music and Entrepreneurship,” will be held at 2:30 p.m. in duPont-Ball Library, lower level, Room 25, accessed from the Nemec Courtyard on the north side of the library, 134 E. Minnesota Ave., DeLand. It is free and open to the public. His visit to campus is sponsored by Stetson’s Digital Arts program and the university’s Artists & Lecturers Committee.