Annie Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and is a lover of all things musical – whether it’s jamming with friends or rocking out at concerts. She began working in the ATLAS Laboratory for Playful Computation during her undergraduate studies, and with Ben Shapiro as her advisor, she continues to work in the lab as a PhD student. Annie is interested in creating new audio/visual music technologies for collaborative performances and wants to analyze how different musical interface designs can empower performers to unlock their creative potential.
Annie Kelly, Lila Finch, Monica Bolles and R. Benjamin Shapiro. 2018. BlockyTalky: New Programmable Tools to Enable Students’ Learning Networks, International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcci.2018.03.004 (In press, May, 2018).
R. Benjamin Shapiro, Annie Kelly, Matthew Ahrens, Ben Johnson, Heather Politi, and Rebecca Fiebrink. 2017. Tangible distributed computer music for youth. Comput. Music J. 41, 2 (June 2017), 52-68. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1162/COMJ_a_00420
Annie Kelly, Monica Bolles, and R. Ben Shapiro. 2017. BlockyTalky: A Prototyping Toolkit for Digital Musical Interfaces. Workshop at New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME ’17). (Copenhagen, Denmark, May 15-19, 2017).
Annie Kelly and Kristofer Klipfel. 2017. Audiovisual Playground: A Music Sequencing Tool for 3D Virtual Worlds. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ‘17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 437-440. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3027063.3050428 (Denver, Colorado, May 6-11, 2017).