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      March 26, 2019

      Tuesday   6:00 PM

      The Macadam Bldg, Surrey St
      City of London, Westminster WC2R 2NS

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      Imogen Heap & Mycelia: The Future of Music

      KCL Blockchain is delighted to welcome Imogen Heap to King's College London to discuss her distinguished career, in music and with Mycelia, and how the music industry may be impacted by technology. Following a keynote presentation and fireside discussion, audience members will be welcome to ask further questions in a Q&A session.IMOGEN HEAP:London based recording artist Imogen Heap blurs the boundaries between pure art form and creative entrepreneurship. Writing and producing 4 solo albums, one as Frou Frou (with Guy Sigsworth), and collaborating with Jeff Beck, Mika and Josh Groban amongst others, Heap has penned tracks for movies, TV shows and produced the score for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, winning the 'Outstanding Music in a Play' Drama Desk Award.Counting 5 Grammy nominations, winning one for engineering and another for her contribution to Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’, Heap also received an Ivor Novello Award, The Artist and Manager Pioneer award, the MPG Inspiration Award and an honorary Doctorate of Technology for her MI.MU gloves work: a ground-breaking gestural music making system.In 2014 she envisioned a flourishing music industry ecosystem through Mycelia and released ‘Tiny Human’, the first song to use smart contracts on a blockchain.Creating an artist-led, fair and sustainable decentralized ecosystem, Mycelia’s 'The Creative Passport’ provides an ID for music makers to connect digitally with the music industry.With three world tours, sold out Royal Albert Hall and Greek Theatre shows and thousands of 5* reviews, last September Heap embarked on a year-long music and technology world tour.

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