PhD, Sound Migratory Artist

Academic Research, Telematic Art, Deep Listening


Peer Reviewed Papers

Alarcón Diaz, Ximena; Gonzalez Sanchez, Victor Evaristo; Erdem, Cagri. (2019). "INTIMAL: Walking to feel place, breathing to feel presence"". Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2019

Alarcon, Ximena (2019). "Conceptual design for INTIMAL: a physical/virtual embodied system for Relational Listening". Somaesthetics and Technology. Journal of Somaesthetics Vol 4 No 2, March 2019

Alarcon, Ximena (2018). “Memorias sonoras que acumula el cuerpo al viajar por debajo de la tierra”. Resonancias: Revista de Investigación Musical. Vol 22, No 42, enero - julio 2018, pp. 151-168.

Alarcon, Ximena (2017). "On Dis-location: Listening and Re-composing with Others". Reflections on Process in Sound. Issue 5 Autumn 2017. pp 24-37.

Alarcon, Ximena (2017) "Bajo la tierra: escucha porosa de modernidad en el metro de México". Revista de Arte Sonoro y Cultura Aural (3). pp. 33-39.

Alarcón, Ximena (2017). "A taxonomy for Listening and Performing ‘in-between’ migratory spaces using mobile apps" , in WI Journal of Mobile Media, "Mobile Making" Issue, 2017: VOL. 11 NO. 1. Edited by Samuel Thulin. Published by Mobile Digital Commons Network (MDCN) in the Mobile Media Lab: Montreal & Toronto.

Alarcón, Ximena & Herrema, Ron (2017). "Pauline Oliveros: A Shared Resonance" , in Organised Sound,Vol 22 Issue DOI.

Alarcón, Ximena (2017). "Suelo Fértil: a telematic platform for migrant women [Audio-Essay]". Presented in the Panel "Cultures and Listening" in "FOOT2017, an inner ear of performance" Festival. Toronto - Canada. February 5th, 2017.

Alarcón, Ximena (2016). "Tuning the Interface for Relational Listening" , in Proceedings International Conference in Live Interfaces 2016. Edited by Thor Magnusson, Chris Kiefer, and Sam Duffy. Published by Emute Lab, University of Sussex & REFRAME: Brighton

Alarcon, Ximena (2014). "Networked Migrations: listening to and performing the in-between space”, Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies Vol. 10, No. 1, May 2014

Alarcon, Ximena (2013). “Creating Sounding Underground”, in Digital Creativity Journal Vol. 24, No. 3, 01 Sep 2013. Pages: 252-258 DOI: 10.1080/14626268.2013.813380

Alarcón, Ximena & Amado Inês (2013) "A virtual conversation between two artists" in Only connect ... discovery pathways, library explorations, and the information adventure. Innovative Libraries

Alarcon, Ximena (2011). "Listening and Remembering: Networked off-line improvisation for four commuters" in CITAR Journal of Science and Technology of the Arts, Revista de Ciência e Tecnologias das Artes. Issue 3, Autumn 2011. Portuguese Catholic University:Porto

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Alarcon, Ximena (2011). "Sounding Underground: Listening, performing and transforming the commuting experience". Sensate Journal. A Journal for experiments in critical media. [on-line publication]. Incubated at the Sensory Ethnography and MetaLab (at) Harvard.

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Alarcon, Ximena (2011). "Creating an Interactive Sonic Environment", in Journal of the IAWM International Alliance for Women in Music. Volume 17 No 2. Cheetah Graphics: Sevierville, TN

Book Chapters

Alarcon, Ximena (2016). "Sonic Migrations: Listening in-between, sensing place" , in Environmental Sound Artists. In their Own Words. Edited by Frederick Bianchi and V.J. Manzo. Published by Oxford University Press: New York

Alarcon, Ximena (2015). "Telematic Embodiments: improvising via Internet in the context of migration" (including two sound files from 'Migratory Dreams' telematic performance), in Vs. Interpretation: An Anthology on Improvisation Vol.1, Edited by David Rothenberg, published by Agosto Foundation: Prague, June 2015

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Alarcon, Ximena (2013). "You are Naked!", Essay in Spell Breaking: Remembered Ways of Being, Edited by IONE, Deep Listening Publications 2013

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Magazine Reviews

Alarcon, Ximena (2015).'Networked Migrations' feature in Artist Impressions, in Zine 'Courageous Creativity, Creative Listening', Edited by Shahana Dattagupta and Shirin Subhani. Flying Chickadee. Feb 2015

Alarcon, Ximena (2015). Reseña "Sueños Migratorios" en publicación digital Plataforma Habitarte, Arquitectura, Diseño y Cultura. Fundación Habitarte.

Published Scores

Alarcón, Ximena (2017) "Secreto a Voces [An Open Secret]" in Still Listening, Pauline Oliveros McGill University.

Alarcón, Ximena (2011) “Roots” Text score in Deep Listening Anthology, Deep Listening Publications, Vol 2

Doctoral Thesis

Alarcón, Ximena (2007). "An Interactive Environment derived from commuters' memories of the soundscape: a case study of the London Underground." PhD Thesis. De Montfort University: Leicester.

This Thesis has been selected as part of LABS database that includes abstracts of Ph.d, Masters and MFA theses in the emerging intersection between art, science and technology.