Frank Dufour is a multimedia designer with a focus on sound design, conceptual, interactive and digital arts, aesthetics of digital audiovisual design, the history of contemporary music, and the history of electro-acoustic music. His research is primarily dedicated to the perception of sound and music from a phenomenological perspective.
Dufour is a member of the laboratory Musique et Informatique de Marseille (MIM), where he works on the use of the system of the Temporal Semiotic Units to develop visualizations of music and create inter-semiotic translations. He currently teaches sound design and aesthetics of interactive arts. As the founder of LabSynthE, (Laboratory of Synthetic and Electronic Poetry) he is dedicated to the study and practice of poetry in the context of digital technologies.
Today, Dufour works with the independent art laboratory, Agence5970, creating interactive audiovisual installations. Most recently, his collaboration with new media artist Kristin Lee Dufour on the audio-video installation DreamArchitectronics was selected Best of Dallas, Arts and Entertainment, Best Art Exhibit.
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