Intercultural Tele-Improvisation: Multi-idiomatic Approaches

  • Roger MillsEmail author
Part of the Springer Series on Cultural Computing book series (SSCC)


This chapter defines intercultural tele-improvisation and situates it among other improvisatory and networked music practices. It describes the multiple idiomatic approaches employed by networked musicians and the challenges they face in negotiating first online encounters. It highlights the role of culture in online performers’ expression in, and interpretation of, tele-improvised interaction and related issues of appropriation and hybridity in a framework of distributed authorship. The chapter concludes by outlining approaches to understanding interaction in intercultural tele-improvisatory performance.


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  1. 1.University of Technology SydneySydneyAustralia

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