Art and Design, School of
Collections in this community
A Musical Suite Composed by an Electronic Brain Reexamining the Illiac Suite and the Legacy of Lejaren A. Hiller Jr. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press (MIT Press), 2018-09)In 1956, Lejaren A. Hiller, Jr., and Leonard Isaacson debuted the Illiac Suite, the first score composed with a computer. Its reception anticipated Hiller’s embattled career as an experimental composer. Though the Suite ...
(American Schools of Oriental Research, 2015)This paper focuses on ISIS’s recent destruction of archaeological heritage in Iraq and its (self-) representation in the global media. It is argued that the Islamic State’s destruction of archaeological sites and museums ...