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Dr. Kevin Patton is an Assistant Professor of Emerging Media Technologies, specializing in Interaction Design, in the Entertainment Technology Department at CUNY City Tech in Brooklyn.
Dr. Patton is a musician, scholar, and technologist active in the fields of experimental music and multimedia theatre whose work explores the intersection of technology and performance. The design of new musical instruments as well as interfaces and computer systems for analysis, composition, and performance is at the center of his practice. He is also a frequent collaborator in installation, network art, and performance art projects. Dr. Patton's scholarship includes presentations and writing about the contemporary practice of music and art forms that are deeply mediated by technology attempting to flesh out the theoretical implications for agency, subjectivity, improvisation, and even circuit design.
Dr. Patton holds a Ph.D. and M.A. from Brown University in Electronic Music and Multimedia Composition. He also holds a Master of Music degree in jazz studies from the University of North Texas. He was an Invited Researcher at the Sorbonne, University of Paris IV, for the Spring of 2009.