Al­berto De Campo


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  • Music Uni­ver­sity Graz and Media Arts Acad­emy Cologne, Com­poser

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  • Prof. Al­berto de Campo is a com­poser and per­former, and teaches Gen­er­a­tive Art/Com­pu­ta­tional Art. After study­ing clas­si­cal com­po­si­tion, jazz gui­tar and elec­tronic/com­puter music in Aus­tria and the U.S., he has worked as Re­search Di­rec­tor at CRE­ATE, UC Santa Bar­bara, and taught com­puter music and sound art at Music Uni­ver­sity Graz and Media Arts Acad­emy Cologne. He was the Edgard Varese guest pro­fes­sor for Elec­tronic Music at Tech­ni­cal Uni­ver­sity Berlin in 2005, and was lead re­searcher in the So­nEn­vir pro­ject (2005-2007), an in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary re­search ven­ture on soni­fy­ing sci­en­tific data from dif­fer­ent do­mains. In 2007, he be­came Pro­fes­sor for Music In­for­mat­ics at Music Uni­ver­sity Dues­sel­dorf, and since 2009, he is Pro­fes­sor for Gen­er­a­tive Art/Com­pu­ta­tional Art at the Uni­ver­sity for the Arts Berlin. He ex­plores a wide range of top­ics in col­lab­o­ra­tions with other artists and stu­dents: Code-based net­work music per­for­mance, bi­o­log­i­cally in­formed/in­spired art such as the pro­ject Varia Zoosys­tem­at­ica, hy­brid au­dio­vi­sual per­for­mance in­stru­ments and in­ter­ac­tive sys­tems, and im­pro­vi­sa­tion strate­gies in dif­fer­ent con­texts.


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