VISUAL-MUSIC & TRANSDISCIPLINARY FULLDOME EXPERIENCES
A lecture by Ricardo Dal Farra
Early experiments in visual-music were joining new technologies with an explosion of innovative explorations in creating new forms of art.Surfing between cinema, video-art, expanded and new media forms, 2D and 3D animation, sound art, concert or electroacoustic music,visual-music started to find a place also in planetariums and other fulldome spaces.
Wednesday, October 18th at 5:30 pm.Concordia University – Music Department Research Talk Series
Guy and De Maisonneuve – MB building, 8th floor – room MB8.255
Montreal, QC – Canada
Dr. Ricardo Dal Farra is a composer and new media artist, educator, historian, and curator. He is an Associate Professor at the Music Department of Concordia University.Dal Farra has been researcher and consultant on media arts history for UNESCO, France; director of the Hexagram Centre for Research-Creation in Media Arts and Technologies, Canada; coordinator of the international research alliance DOCAM – Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage; senior consultant of the Amauta – Andean Media Arts Centre in Cusco, Peru; associated researcher of the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University, UK; and director of the Multimedia Communication national program at the Federal Ministry of Education, Argentina.Dal Farra has presented his electroacoustic and visual-music work 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, on MIT Press).Funded by The Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology of Montreal, he created the largest collection publicly available of Latin American Electroacoustic Music.Dr. Dal Farra is founder-director of the international conference series Understanding Visual Music – UVM (held in Canada, Argentina, and Brazil) and Balance-Unbalance – on how the media arts can help to solve the environmental crisis (held in Argentina, Canada, Australia, United States, Colombia and the UK).