Joshua Batty is an artist also known under his performance name MindBuffer who will be presenting an talk on the software ‘Kortex’ which he recently developed as apart of his PhD
Joshua Batty a 28 year old Melbourne based contemporary instrument builder, sound and real-time animation artist and creative software developer. Josh completed a Bachelor Degree in Jazz Trumpet from VCA, completed his honours at RMIT exploring multimedia interactivity with Max/MSP/Jitter and openFrameworks, and received an APA scholarship in order to undertake his doctorate also at RMIT. Josh’s PhD research has led to the creation of a real-time interactive audiovisual granular synthesis instrument. He has played countless festivals since the early 00’s under the moniker ‘ buffer ‘ ranging from deep psytrance to intricate breaks and D&B, to glitchy IDM. He has now moved onto developing audio visual interactive environments, including installations for the Burning Man festival, real-time procedural 3d visuals for MindBuffer, his doctoral studies and much more. This has lead to his work being toured across the globe, receiving attention from major universities and software developers in the US, as well as requests from BBC to have his work featured in the UK.