Federico Visi | Short Bio
Researcher, composer and performer, he carried out his doctoral research at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research (ICCMR), Plymouth University, UK. In 2017 he was awarded a PhD for his thesis “Methods and Technologies for the Analysis and Interactive Use of Body Movements in Instrumental Music Performance.” His research interests include music-related body movement, music cognition, motion-sensing technologies, machine learning, artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and interactive music systems. He has presented his research output at several international conferences and has composed music for ensembles, films, dance, theatre, and installations. During his doctorate, he was awarded grants to conduct collaborative research projects at UCLA and NYU. His work as a performer focuses on motion and presence of the musician’s body and on the concept of liveness in electronic music performance.