Publications

 

Book

Beilharz, K. (2017) Music Remembers Me. HammondCare Media, ISBN 978-0-9945461-1-1.

 

Book Chapters

Kirsty Beilharz, 'Grace and Nurture: Connecting and Engaging through Music in Dementia Care' in Doru Costache, Darren Cronshaw, and James R. Harrison (Ed.s),
Wellbeing, Personal Wholeness and the Social Fabric: An Interdisciplinary Approach (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2017, ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-9858-4) pp. 184-208.

Wellbeing Cambridge book

 

Mills, Roger & Beilharz, K. (2013) ‘The Network Unveiled: Evaluating Intercultural Musical Interaction in Telematic Improvisational Performance’ in Candy, L. & Edmonds, E. (Ed.s) Art Evaluation and HCI, Springer, accepted 14/02/13.

Beilharz, K. (2012) Chapter 15: ‘Information Engagement through Interactive Sonification Design’ in Gu, N. & Wang, X. (Ed.s) Computational Design Methods and Technologies: Application in CAD, CAM and CAE Education, IGI-Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61350-180-1.ch017, pp.299-318.

Beilharz, K. (2006) 'Sonic Islands' in (Ed.) Joanne Jakovich, Cuttings: Urban Islands Vol.1, University of Sydney Press, pp.73-87, ISBN 1-920898-55-7.

 

peer reviewed Journal Papers

Mills, R. & Beilharz, K. (2012) 'Listening through the Firewall: Semiotics of Sound in Networked Improvisation' in Landy, L. (Ed.) Organised Sound: An International Journal of Music and Technology, Volume 17, Issue 01, Special Issue ‘Networked Electroacoustic Music’, Cambridge Journals, Cambridge university Press, pp. 16-27.

Beilharz, K. (2011) 'Embodied music controllers: Cyborg precision for gestural interaction' in Social Semiotics Journal, Special Edition 'Touch', Taylor and Francis, DOI:10.1080/10350330.2011.591997, pp. 547-568 (Available online: 27 Sep 2011).

Ferguson, S., Beilharz, K.A., and Calo, C.A. (2011) ‘Navigation of interactive sonifications and visualisations of timeseries data using multi-touch computing’ in Hermann, T., Bresin, R., and Hunt, A. (Ed.s) Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, Springer http://www.springer.com/computer/hci/journal/12193, JMUI-D-11-00018R1 (24/10/11).

Beilharz, K.A. (2008) 'Interactive instrumental performance and gesture sonification' in SCAN Journal of Media Arts Culture Vol 5 Number 3 December 2008 edited by Anne Cranny-Francis (ISSN 1449-1818) online http://scan.net.au/scan/journal/display.php?journal_id=122

Beilharz, K. & Vande Moere, A. (2008) 'Sonic drapery as a folding metaphor for a wearable visualization and sonification display' in Visual Communication, Vol. 7, No. 3, 271-290 (2008) DOI: 10.1177/1470357208092320 ©2008 SAGE Publications. Abstract / TOC.

Song, H.J. & Beilharz, K. (2007) 'Concurrent Auditory Stream Discrimination in Auditory Graphing' in NAUN International Journal of Computers, Issue 3, vol.3 no.1, ISSN: 1998-4308, pp.79-87. http://www.naun.org/journals/computers/ijcomputers-13.pdf

Jakovich, J. & Beilharz, K. (2007) Interaction as a Medium in Architectural Design, in Edmonds, E. (ed) 'Transactions', Leonardo: Journal of Art, Science and Technology, MIT Press, pp.368-9.

Jakovich, J., Beilharz, K., & Echanove, M. (2006) 'Symbiosis between Participation and System Design: From Interactive Art to Urban Development' in CoDesign, Taylor & Francis, vol.2 no.4, Dec. 2006, pp.249-257, U.K. DOI: 10.1080/15710880601008067.

Beilharz, K. (2004). Designing Sounds and Spaces: Interdisciplinary Rules & Proportions in Generative Stochastic Music and Architecture, Journal of Design Research, 4 (3): http://jdr.tudelft.nl/.

Beilharz, K. (2001). www.Pandora's Box: Music Publishing on the Internet, Sounds Australian, Journal of the Australian Music Centre: pp. 28-29 & 36-37.

Beilharz, K. (1999). What Lies in the Crystal Sphere of Contemporary Australian Music?, Sounds Australian, Journal of the Australian Music Centre, 54: 4-5 & 43.

Beilharz, K., Morgan, M. and Cohen, A. (1996). Improvisation, Sounds Australian, Journal of the Australian Music Centre (Winter).

Beilharz, K. (1995). Composition Credo, Sounds Australian, Journal of the Australian Music Centre (Winter).

Beilharz, K. (1994). Is there a Women's Aesthetic in Musical Composition?, Sounds Australian, Journal of the Australian Music Centre (Summer 1993-1994).

Beilharz, K. and Atherton, M. (1993). Tradition in Transition. From Dow to Vatiliotis: An Exploration of the Personalities Behind Two Distinctly Diverging Trends in Australian Lutherie. The Strad Magazine: International Journal of Lutherie and Stringed Instrument Performance, Orpheus Publications, U.K.

 

peer reviewed Conference Papers

Beilharz, K. & Martin, A. (2012) 'The "Interface" in Site-Specific Sound Installation' in Proceedings of the New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference, Ann Arbor MI, USA, 20-23 May 2012.

Martin, A. & Beilharz, K. (2012) 'Windtraces: Accessible Sonic Art' in Proceedings of Apple CreateWorld Conference, Brisbane 2011, AUC, in press 31/1/12.

Haeusler, M. & Beilharz, K. (2011) ‘[Architecture = Computer] – from computational to computing environments’ in Proceedings of CAAD Futures, Liège, Belgium, 6-8 June 2011.

Haeusler, M., Beilharz, K. and Barker, T. (2010) 'Interactive Polymedia Pixel and Protocol for Collaborative Creative Content Generation on Urban Digital Media Displays', International Conference on New Media and Interactivity, Istanbul, Turkey, 28-30 April 2010.

Beilharz, K., Vande Moere, A., Stiel, B., Calo, C.A., Tomitsch, M., and Lombard, A. (2010) 'Expressive Wearable Sonification and Visualisation: Design and Evaluation of a Flexible Display' in Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Sydney, Australia, 15-18 June 2010, 323-326.

Martin, A., Ferguson, S. and Beilharz, K. (2010) 'Mechanisms for Controlling Complex Sound Sources: Applications to Guitar Feedback Control', in Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Sydney, Australia, 15-18 June 2010, 364-367.

Nugroho, J. and Beilharz, K. (2010). 'Framework for Understanding and Evaluating User Centred Design in Wearable Expressions', in Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Sydney, Australia, 15-18 June 2010, 327-330.

Beilharz, K., Ferguson, S. (2009) 'An Interface and Framework Design for Interactive Aesthetic Sonification' in (Ed.s) Aramaki, M., Kronland-Martinet, R., Ystad, S. & Jensen, K. Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Auditory Display, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 18-22, ISBN 978-87-7606-033-6, http://www.icad.org/Proceedings/2009/BeilharzFerguson2009.pdf

Beilharz, K.A., Ferguson, S. (2009) 'An Interface and Framework Design for Interactive Aesthetic Sonification, in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Auditory Display, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 18-22, 2009, pp.232-239.

Ferguson, S., Beilharz, K.A. (2009) 'An Interface for Live Interactive Sonification' in New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA, 4-6 June, pp.35-36.

Beilharz, K.A. (2009) 'Gesture Sonification in Interactive Instrumental Music Performance' in Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Jan 9-12, Honolulu HI, proceedings.

Beilharz, K.A. and Ferguson, S. (2009) 'Aesthetic Sonification Toolkit for Real-time Interaction with Data' in Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Jan 9-12, Honolulu HI, proceedings.

Nugroho, J. and Beilharz, K.A. (2009) 'Wireless Gamelan (Spatial RFID Cyborg Sonic Interaction)' in Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Jan 9-12, Honolulu HI, proceedings.

Song, H.J. and Beilharz, K.A. (2008) 'Aesthetic and Auditory Enhancements for Multi-stream Information Sonification' in DIMEA 2008 3rd ACM International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment & Arts, Athens Greece.

Song, H.J. and Beilharz, K.A. (2008) 'Information Sonification Changing the Culture of Communication' in Young Investigator's Forum on Culture Technology 2008, August 22-24 KAIST, Korea.

Song, H.J. and Beilharz, K.A. (2007) 'Exploration of Spatialization and Timbre towards Effective Divided Attention in Auditory Graphing' in 8th WSEAS (World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society) International Conference on Acoustics and Music: Theory and Applications (AMTA '07), Vancouver, Canada, June 19-21, 2007, pp.18-26.

Song, H.J. and Beilharz, K. and Cabrera, D. (2007) 'Evaluation of Spatial Presentation in Sonification for Identifying Concurrent Audio Streams' in ICAD (International Conference on Auditory Display), Montreal, Canada, pp.285-292.

Jakovich, J. and Beilharz, K. (2007) 'Adaptive Systems of Engagement: Art, space and cities' in Media Infinity: Taiwan-Australia New Media Arts Forum, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts Taipei, Taiwan.

Beilharz, K. & Ferguson, S. (2007) 'Gestural Hyper Instrument Collaboration with Generative Computation for Real Time Creativity' in Fischer, G., Giaccardi, E., & Eisenberg, M. (ed.s) Creativity and Cognition Conference '07, Washington D.C. USA, ACM CHI Sheridan Printing, pp.213-222.

Jakovich, J. & Beilharz, K. (2007) ParticleTecture: Interactive Granular Soundspaces for Living and Entertainment, New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME'07) NYC, pp.185-190.

Jakovich, J. & Beilharz, K. (2006) 'From Audience to Inhabitant: Interaction as a medium in architecture' in Engage: Interaction, Art & Audience Experience - CCS / ACID Symposium, Creativity and Cognition Studios Press, pp.40-49, ISBN 978-0-9751533-4-5.

Beilharz, K., Ferguson, S., Song, H.J. & Cabrera, D. (2006). 'An Interactive Approach for Teaching Information Sonification' in Proceedings of International Conference of Auditory Display (ICAD), London, in press 21/03/06.

Cabrera, D., Ferguson, S., Beilharz, K. & Song, H.J. (2006). 'Using Psychoacoustical Models for Auditory Display' in Proceedings of International Conference of Auditory Display (ICAD), London, in press 21/03/06.

Beilharz, K. & Jakovich, J. (2006). 'Hyper-shaku (Border-crossing): Towards the Multi-modal Gesture-controlled Hyper-Instrument' in Proceedings of New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), IRCAM, Paris, in press 20/03/06.

Beilharz, K. (2005). Integrating Computational Generative Processes in Acoustic Music Composition, in Edmonds, E., Brown, P. and Burraston, D. (Ed.s) Generative Arts Practice '05: A Creativity and Cognition Symposium, University of Technology Sydney, pp. 5-20.

Beilharz, K. (2005). Gesture-Controlled Interaction with Aesthetic Information Sonification, in Pisan, Y. (Ed.) The Second Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment, Sydney, pp. 11-18.

Beilharz, K. (2005). Wireless Gesture Controllers to Affect Information Sonification, in Brazil, E. (Ed.) ICAD, Limerick, Ireland, CD-ROM proceedings July.

Beilharz, K. (2005). Architecture as the Computer Interface: 3D Gestural Interaction with Socio-Spatial Sonification, in Duarte, J.P., Ducla-Soares, G. and Zita Sampio, A. (Ed.s) Digital Design: The Quest for New Paradigms - eCAADe Proceedings, Lisbon, pp. 763-770.

Jakovich, J. & Beilharz, K. (2005). A Framework for the Extension of Kinaesthetic Modality to the Design of Sensate Spaces, in Duarte, J.P., Ducla-Soares, G. and Zita Sampio, A. (Ed.s) Digital Design: The Quest for New Paradigms - eCAADe Proceedings, Lisbon, pp. 427-432.

Song, H. J. and Beilharz, K. (2005). Time-based Sonification for Information Representation, in World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, USA, pp.376-380. Best Paper Award in session: Image, Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing. 

Beilharz, K. (2005). Responsive Sensate Environments: Past and Future Directions: Designing Space as an Interface with Socio-Spatial Information, in B. Martens and A. Brown (eds), CAAD Futures, Springer Verlag; Vienna, pp. 361-370.

Beilharz, K. (2004). (Criteria & Aesthetics for) Mapping Social Behaviour to Real Time Generative Structures for Ambient Auditory Display (Interactive Sonification), in INTERACTION - Systems, Practice and Theory: A Creativity & Cognition Symposium hosted by The Dynamic Design Research Group, Creativity and Cognition Press, UTS, Sydney, pp. 75-102.

Beilharz, K. (2004). Interactively Determined Generative Sound Design for Sensate Environments, in Sound and Music Computing, in Sound and Music Computing Conference, IRCAM, Paris, pp. 193-200.

Beilharz, K. (2004). Building Intelligence – Ambient Visualization and Sonification in Social Sensate Spaces, in Proceedings of the 38th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart, pp. 71-77.

Vande Moere, A. and Beilharz, K. (2004). Interaction Design for Smart Spaces – a Constructivist Design Studio, in Proceedings of the 38th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, University of Tasmania, Hobart, 335-342.

Reffat, R. M. and Beilharz, K. (2004). A Framework of Semantic-based Agents to Support Designing in Virtual Environments, Proceedings of the 10th International Multimedia Modeling Conference '04: 167-172, IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA.

Beilharz, K. (2004). Designing Generative Sound for Responsive 3D Digital Environment Interaction, in CAADRIA'04 (Computer Aided Architecture Design Research in Asia), Seoul, Korea, pp. 741-757.

Beilharz, K. (2004). Interactively Determined Generative Sound Design for Sensate Environments: Extending Cyborg Control, in Y. Pisan (eds), Interactive Entertainment '04, Creativity and Cognition Studios, University of Technology, Sydney, pp. 11-18.

Reffat, R. M. and Beilharz, K. (2003). A New Perspective of Transforming the Use of CAAD in Designing the Built Environment, ANZAScA Conference, Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney: 494-501.

Beilharz, K. (2003). Designing Responsive Sound for 3D Digital Environments, in S. Hayman (eds), Proceedings of the 37th Australian & New Zealand Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) Conference, Faculty of Architecture, University of Sydney, pp. 117-130.

Beilharz, K. (2003). Designing Sounds and Spaces: Interdisciplinary Rules & Proportions in Generative Stochastic Music and Architecture, in N. Cross and E. Edmonds (eds), Expertise in Design - Design Thinking Research, Creativity and Cognition Studios Press, UTS Sydney, pp. 3-21.

Beilharz, K. (2002). A Design Collaborator for Implementation in Dynamic Creative Environments with Interactive and Reactive, Adaptive Situated Intelligent Response to a Human Designer, Proceedings of the SSAISB '02 'AI and Creativity in Arts and Science' Symposium ISBN 1 902956 27 2.

Beilharz, K. (2001). Observing Musical Composition as a Design Grammar, in J. S. Gero and M. L. Maher (eds), Computational and Cognitive Models of Creative Design V, University of Sydney, Sydney, pp. 39-65.

Beilharz, K. (2000). A Re-evaluation of Media and Intercultural Exploration in Recent Theatrical Works by Composers, Nicola LeFanu (UK), Liza Lim (Australia) and Kirsty Beilharz (Australia), in Musicological Society of Australia 23rd National Conference: Music as Cultural Interpretation, MSA, Sydney.

Beilharz, K. (1998). Presentation of Portfolio and Formal Analysis of 'Burning in the Heart of the Void', in Nouvel Ensemble Moderne Forum '98, NEM, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Beilharz, K. (1995). Analysis and Explanation of Chamber Work, Between Five Bells, in Gaudeamus International Music Week (Conference & Competition), Amsterdam.

Beilharz, K. (1993). Analysis of Composition, in Asian Composers' League International Conference 1993, Seoul, South Korea.

 

PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS

Beilharz, K., (2016) Australian Ageing Agenda February.

Beilharz, K., (2016) ‘Engaging and connecting through music: enablement in practice’ in Australian Journal of Dementia Care, Vol. 5 No.1 February/March, pp. 21-25.

 

Edited Proceedings

Beilharz, K., Johnston, A., Ferguson, S., and Chen, A.Y-C. (2010) Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME), Sydney, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. ISBN: 978-0-646-53482-4 (printed proceedings, CD-ROM proceedings & available online http://www.educ.dab.uts.edu.au/nime/PROCEEDINGS/) 504 pages.

 

Workshop/Conference Papers

Beilharz, K. & Ferguson, S. (2010) ‘Augmenting Musical Gesture in Interactive Electro-Acoustic Composition’ in 5th International Conference on Multimodality (refereed abstract), UTS.

Beilharz, K., Ferguson, S. & Calo, A. (2010) ‘Multi-Touch Gestural Interaction with Multimodal Data Representation’ in 5th International Conference on Multimodality (refereed abstract), UTS.

Beilharz K., Bongers B., Vande Moere A. and Ferguson S. (2009) 'Aesthetic Wearable Interfaces for Multimodal Information Access' in 'Innovation For An Inclusive Future' Workshop, INTERACT Conference, Uppsala Sweden.

 

peer reviewed Conference Posters

Beilharz, K. (2006). Interactive Generative Processes for Designing Sound Generative Music Composition: Interactive Generative Installation Design and Responsive Spatialisation (Poster) in Gero, J.S. (Ed.) Proceedings of the Design Computing and Cognition Conference, Kluwer, in press 17/02/06.

Jakovich, J. and Beilharz, K. (2005). 'Sonic Tai Chi': Auditory Gestures in Reactive Soundspaces (Demo paper and installation) in Pisan, Y. (Ed.) The Second Australasian Conference on Interactive Entertainment, Sydney: 243.

Song, H.J. and Beilharz, K. (2006) Sonification Guidelines Facilitating an Intuitive and Rapid Understanding/Interpretation (Poster) in Proceedings of the 12th International Multimedia Modeling Conference, Beijing, China, IEEE Press, in press 17/10/05.

Song, H.J. and Beilharz, K. (2006) The role of spatialized sonification enhancing discriminating auditory display (Poster) in 11th conference of Computer Aided Architecture Design Research in Asia (CAADRIA), in press 30/11/05.

Beilharz, K. and Reffat, R. M. (2004). Thematic Design and Efficiency in Virtual Environments Using Metaphors, Proceedings of the 10th International Multimedia Modelling Conference '04 (Poster): 371, IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA. Apple™ Best Presentation Award.

Beilharz, K. (2002). An Intelligent Dynamic Design Collaborator, Proceedings of the Artificial Intelligence in Design '02 Conference: Poster & CD-ROM.

 

Conference Presentations

Grand Designs International Dementia Conference, Plenary, Sydney 2016
Risky Business International Dementia Conference, Sydney 2014
Christian Carer’s Network Australia Conference (CCNA) – Mary Andrews College 2015
Ageing Pastoral Care Conference Canberra 2014
Arts and Health Conference Melbourne 2014
Arts Health Institute Symposium Sydney 2015
Sydney College of Divinity Well-Being Templeton Conference 2015

 

"very interesting, enlightening, and enjoyable, especially the engagement part through music"
— Grand Designs Plenary Feedback

 

"amazing and very uplifting"
— Grand Designs Plenary Feedback

 

"absolutely brilliant session"
— Grand Designs Plenary Feedback

 

Other

Beilharz, K. (2006) Interactive Generative Processes for Designing Sound (Rhythm and Harmony) in the Bitsphere, KCDC Working Paper.

Beilharz, K. and Gero, J.S. (2002). Anticipatory Creativity in a Situated Design Agent within a Dynamic, Real Time Environment, KCDC Working Paper.

Beilharz, K. (2006). Gestural Interaction with Soundspace (Invited Lecture) RAIA (Royal Australian Institute of Architects).

Beilharz, K. (2005). Intelligent Responsive Spaces - Sensate Environments (Invited Lecture) University of Sydney Faculty of Architecture 'Thursday Night Lecture' Series.

Beilharz, K. (2005). Interactive Sound (Invited Lecture) Graphite, Sydney Chapter of SIGGRAPH.

Beilharz, K. (2002) Using Network Pattern Structures in Flash ActionScript to Draw Evolving Designs to Screen (computer program) 28/09/03.

Beilharz, K. (2002) Lorenz Linear Function in Flash to Draw Evolving Designs to Screen (computer program) 28/09/03.

 

Theses

Beilharz, K. (1996). Portfolio and Analysis of musical compositions (University of Sydney Ph.D Thesis).

Beilharz, K. (1994). Contemporary violin techniques (University of Sydney M.Phil Thesis).