Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Kanga, Zubin: Through the Screen: The Collaborative Creation of Works for Piano and Video, Contemporary Music Review, Vol 35, No. 4, 2016. 

Kanga, Zubin and Alexander Schubert: Gesture, Technology and the New Discipline: Conversations with Alexander Schubert, Contemporary Music Review, Vol 35, No. 4, 2016. 

Kanga, Zubin: ‘“Building an instrument” in the collaborative composition and performance of works for piano and live electronics’, in Perspectives on Artistic Research, ed Robert Burke and Andrys Osman (Washington DC: Lexington, 2016). 

Gorton, David and Zubin Kanga: “Risky Business: negotiating virtuosity in the collaborative creation of Orfordness for solo piano”, in Music and/as Process, ed. Lauren Redhead and Vanessa Hawes (Cambridge:Cambridge Scholars, 2016). 

Kanga, Zubin: “The Pianist’s Body as Instrument: Performer-controlled electronics as collaborative catalyst in Patrick Nunn’s Morphosis”, Conference Proceedings for London International Piano Symposium (pending publication). 

Callis, Sarah, Neil Heyde, Zubin Kanga and Olivia Sham: “Resistance as a Performative Tool”, Music and Practice, vol. 2, 2015

Kanga, Zubin: “Not Music Yet: Graphic Notation as a Catalyst for Collaborative Metamorphosis”, Eras Journal, vol. 16, no.1, 2014, pp.37-58

Ratcliffe, Robert, Jon Weinel and Zubin Kanga: “Mutations (megamix): Exploring Notions of the ‘DJ set’, ‘Mashup’ and ‘Remix’ through Live Piano-based Performace”, eContact!, Canadian Electroacoustic Community, 2011. 

Theses

PhD Thesis: (Royal Academy of Music, London): “Inside the Collaborative Process: Realising New Works for Piano”

MMus Thesis (Royal Academy of Music, London): “They’re Writing Songs of Love But Not for Me: Queer Narratives, Strategies and Identities in the Gershwin Arrangements of Michael Finnissy”

BA (Hons I) Thesis: “Listening to the Landscape: The Influence of Nature in the Music of David Lumsdaine”

CONFERENCE PAPERS

2016: “Through the Silver Screen: Film as Collaborative Catalyst in the Creation and Performance of Transplant the Movie! by Adam de la Cour”, 4th Annual Music and/as Process conference, Bath Spa University, UK, 2 July 2016. 

2015: “Choreographing the Pianist: The Collaborative Creation of Gestural Innovations”, MANCA Festival/CIRM Study Day, Nice, France, 24 November 2015. 

2015: “Sounding Bodies: Embodiment and Gesture in the collaborative creation of works for Piano and Electronics”, Tracking the Creative Process in Music conference, IRCAM, Paris, 8-10 October 2015. 

2015: ‘“Building an instrument” in the collaborative composition and performance of works for piano and live electronics’, Perspectives on Artistic Research conference, University of Monash, 24-25 July 2015. 

2015: “Building virtual instruments: case studies of gestural innovation in works for piano and electronics”, Inventing Gestures Study Day, Manifeste Festival, IRCAM, Paris, 8 June 2015. 

2015: “The Pianist’s Body as Instrument: Performer-controlled electronics as collaborative catalyst in Patrick Nunn’s Morphosis”, London International Piano Symposium, Royal College of Music, London. 

2014: “Filling in the Gaps: Notational Games in Michael Finnissy’s Z/K” at “The Charisma of Dissonance”  Musicological Society of Australia National Conference, University of Melbourne. 

2014: “Filling in the Gaps: Notational Porosity as Collaborative Strategy in Michael Finnissy’s Z/K”, “Limits of Control” international conference at the Orpheus Institute, Ghent, Belgium. 

2013: “Creative Resistance: towards a performative understanding of ‘distributed creativity’” (co-written with Sarah Callis, Neil Heyde and Olivia Sham), CMPCP Performance Studies Network Conference, University of Cambridge.

2013: “‘Not Music Yet’: Graphic Notation as a Catalyst for Collaborative Experimentation”, presented at the PhD research projects conference, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College, London, the Music and/as Process Symposium, University of Huddersfield the Notation in Contemporary Music Symposium, Goldsmiths, University of London, and the Musicological Society of Australia National Conference, Brisbane, Australia. 

2011: “Negotiating Authority, Sharing Authorship: An exploration of Integrative Composer-Performer collaboration in Alex Pozniak’s Interventions”, presented at the MSA National Conference, Perth, WA, Australia. 

2011: “Collaboration Case Study: Michael Cryne’s Broken Clockwork”, co-presented with Michael Cryne, 2nd Annual Composer-Performer Conference, Athens, Greece. 

2011: “Collaborating in Virtuosity: An Agent for Re-Imagining the Creative Process”, co-presented with David Gorton at the Tracking the Creative Process Conference, Lille, France. 

2006: “Listening to the Landscape: The influence of birdsong and nature in David Lumsdaine’s Flights (1967)”, presented at the MSA National Conference, Armidale, NSW, Australia.