Emma Cocker


Performing thinking in action: the meletē of live coding


International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, Vol 12, No 2, pp. 102-16

Institution of corresponding author

Nottingham Trent University

Corresponding author

E Cocker


Process, research through practice, live coding, performance, digital media

Catalogue entry

The researcher’s practice is as a writer-artist whose enquiry focuses on the process of artistic endeavour.

In this article she addresses live coding as a performing of thinking-in-action in which there is a public sharing of live decision making.

The study shows live coding as an experimental site for reflecting on different perceptions and possibilities of temporal experience within live performance.

You will find this article useful in reflecting on the combination of live performance and digital media.