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Alberto de Campo

Alberto de Campo (born 1964) studied classical composition with Andrej Dobrowolski, Georg Haas, and Beat Furrer; Jazz guitar with Adelhard Roidinger and Peter O'Mara, and electronic music with Curtis Roads and Stephen Travis Pope. After being a Visiting Scholar and Research Director at CREATE (UC Santa Barbara), he taught at IEM Graz (Austria) and at the Academy for Media and Arts (KHM) in Cologne, Germany, and as Edgard Varèse guest professor for Electronic Music at Technical University Berlin. From 2005-2007 he led the research team of 'SonEnvir' (at IEM Graz), a project he initiated, where an interdisciplinary team studied the applicability of data sonification in different scientific disciplines and contexts. With the team he wrote numerous publications, and organized a concert of sonifications of social data for the ICAD conference 2006 in London ('Global Music - The world by ear'). From 2007-2009 he was Professor for Music Informatics at the Institut Fuer Musik and Medien of the Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf, and since 2009 he is Professor for Generative Art / Computational Art at the Institute for Time Based Media at the University for the Arts Berlin.

Articles of Alberto de Campo

5. Zoosystematica profundorum – Experimental Studies in Deep Sea Communication

The installation Varia Zoosystematica Profundorum models a specific notion of how deep sea communication between specimens and across species might happen, inspired by the work of zoosystematicien Louis Bec and philosopher Vilém Flusser. The video of the installation featured here, is a documentary of the version of the installation shown at the Singuhr Hörgalerie, Großer Wasserspeicher in Berlin, during the SuperCollider conference in Berlin in 2010.

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