The (Real) Laptop Music :))


2-channel audiovisual media

2017 & 2019

The (Real) Laptop Music :)), dedicated to everyone who uses a laptop for work every day, emerged from a question on a laptop for a composing activity; is it used mainly to operate a software or is it used as a main source of sound?


composition, directing, & editing 

Jay Afrisando


Michael Duffy

Filmed in Minneapolis, MN, US on November 15, 2017.

The composition was extended in 2019.

performance 5

Sonic Salon Winter 2020, a private residence in Seward, Minneapolis, MN, US on 11 January 2019.

performance 4

In Situ: Festival for Electronic Music and Sound Art 2019, Moon Palace Books, Minneapolis, MN, US on 7 December 2019.

performance 3

Aural Diversity Conference 2019, Attenborough Arts Centre, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK on 30 November 2019.

performance 2

October Meeting Contemporary Music and Musicians 2019, Tembi Rumah Budaya, Yogyakarta, ID on 23 October 2019.

performance 1

International Computer Music Conference/New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival 2019, Fridman Gallery, New York City, NY, US on 20 June 2019.

© Jay Afrisando 2020