DESIGNING MUSICAL INTERACTIONS
Paul Stapleton, Maarten Van Walstijn, Sandor Mehes (2018) Co-Tuning Virtual-Acoustic Performance Ecosystems: observations on the development of skill and style in the study of musician-instrument relationships, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Blacksburg, VA.
Paul Stapleton (2017) BEYOND CONTROL: Improvisation, listening and distributed agency in human-machine musical ecosystems, blog post as part of the Humanising Algorithmic Listening network.
Paul Stapleton, Simon Waters, Nick Ward & Owen Green (2016) Distributed Agency in Performance, International Conference on Live Interfaces, Brighton.
Adnan Marquez-Borbon & Paul Stapleton (2017) Fourteen Years of NIME: The Value and Meaning of ‘Community’ in Interactive Music Research, in Alexander Refsum Jensenius & Michael J. Lyons (eds.) A NIME Reader, Springer. Earlier version presented at International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2015, Baton Rouge. A NIME Reader 2017 version includes a newly written author commentary (Moving Forward—Notes on Participation, Diversity and Social Mediation in the NIME Community) and an additional expert commentary by Michael J. Lyons (NIME—A Community of Communities).
Sandor Mehes, Maarten Van Walstijn & Paul Stapleton (2017) Virtual-Acoustic Instrument Design: Exploring the Parameter Space of a String-Plate Model, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Copenhagen. (awarded best poster/demo)
Sandor Mehes, Maarten Van Walstijn & Paul Stapleton (2016) Towards a Virtual-Acoustic String Instrument, Sound and Music Computing Conference, Hamburg.
Michael Gurevich, Adnan Marquez-Borbon & Paul Stapleton (2012) Playing with Constraints: Stylistic Variation with a Simple Electronic Instrument, Computer Music Journal, 36:1, pp23-41, MIT Press.
Michael Gurevich, Paul Stapleton & Adnan Marquez-Borbon (2010) Style and Constraint in Electronic Musical Instruments, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Sydney.
Michael Gurevich, Paul Stapleton & Peter Bennett (2009) Designing for Style in New Musical Interactions, International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Pittsburgh.
CRITICAL IMPROVISATION STUDIES
Co-Editor (with Sara Ramshaw) of Special Issue of Critical Studies in Improvisation on ‘Just Improvisation’
Paul Stapleton (2013) Autobiography and Invention: Towards a Critical Understanding of Identity, Dialogue and Resistance in Improvised Musics, Contemporary Music Review, 32:2-3, pp165-174, Taylor & Francis.
Sara Ramshaw & Paul Stapleton (2015) Un-Remembering: Countering Law’s Archive. Improvisation as Social Practice, in Stewart Motha and Honni van Rijswijk (eds.), Law, Violence, Memory: Uncovering the Counter-Archive, Routledge. Earlier version presented at Critical Legal Conference 2013, Queen’s University Belfast.
Paul Stapleton (2007) Dialogic Instruments: Virtuosity (Re)Located in Improvised Performance, Leonardo Electronic Almanac 15:11-12, MIT Press.
SONIFICATION FEEDBACK IN MOTOR SKILL LEARNING
John F. Dyer, Paul Stapleton and Matthew Rodger (2017) Mapping Sonification for Perception and Action in Motor Skill Learning, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11.
John F. Dyer, Paul Stapleton and Matthew Rodger (2017) Transposing musical skill: sonification of movement as concurrent augmented feedback enhances learning in a bimanual task, Psychological Research, 81:4.
John F. Dyer, Paul Stapleton and Matthew Rodger (2017) Advantages of melodic over rhythmic movement sonification in bimanual motor skill learning, Experimental Brain Research, Springer.
John F. Dyer, Paul Stapleton and Matthew Rodger (2016) Sonification of Movement for Motor Skill Learning in a Novel Bimanual Task: Aesthetics and Retention Strategies, International Conference on Auditory Display, Canberra.
John F. Dyer, Paul Stapleton and Matthew Rodger (2015) Sonification as Concurrent Augmented Feedback for Motor Skill Learning and the Importance of Mapping Design, Open Psychology Journal, 8.
DOCUMENTATION OF PRACTICE AS RESEARCH
Paul Stapleton (2008) Dialogic Evidence: Documentation of Ephemeral Events, Body Space and Technology Journal, 7:2, Brunel University.
Paul Stapleton (2008) Performing the Document: Navigating the Terrain of Practice as Research, in David Cecchetto, et. al. (eds.), Collision: Interarts Practice and Research, Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
Paul Stapleton (2006) Documentation in Performance-Led Research, Media International Australia 118, University of Queensland.
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