Ricardo Dal Farra

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Ricardo Dal Farra

Dr. Ricardo Dal Farra is a composer and new media artist, educator, historian, and curator working in the intersection of the arts, sciences, and technology. He is a Professor at the Music Department of Concordia University, Canada.

He has been researcher and consultant on electroacoustic music and media arts history for UNESCO, France; director of the Hexagram Centre forResearch-Creation in Media Arts and Technologies, Canada; associated researcher of the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De MontfortUniversity, in the UK; senior consultant of the Amauta - Andean Media ArtsCentre in Cusco, Peru; coordinator of the international research alliance DOCAM- Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage; and director of the Multimedia Communication national program at the Federal Ministry ofEducation, Argentina.

Dal Farra has presented his sound-art, electroacoustic and visual-music works in more than 40 countries, and recordings of his pieces are published in 23 international editions (including CDs by Computer Music Journal and Leonardo Music Journal, by MIT Press). Among others, he received awards and commissions from the Sao Paulo International Arts Biennale, Brazil; theNational Endowment for the Arts, Argentina, the Concours International de Musique Electroacoustique de Bourges, France; the Centro di Sonologia Computazionale of the University of Padua, Italy; and the International Computer Music Association.

— Source: Concordia University's website

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