Affiliation: Institute of Sonology
Riccardo Ancona is an improviser, composer, creative coder, and music writer based in the Netherlands. He is involved in a set of practices such as live coding, experimental theater, algorithmic improvisation, and critical writing. He graduated at CREA (Research Centre for Audiovisual Processing, Frosinone, Italy) with a thesis on the creative potentialities of live coding, and he is currently completing a research master at the Institute of Sonology of Den Haag, exploring the perception of sonic materialities in algorithmic performance. He works as a private teacher of music programming and he is an active independent researcher in the field of history, divulgation, and pedagogy of electroacoustic music.