Kia oraHello. I am an Italian music scholar and musician based in AotearoaNew Zealand. I am a Pouako MatuaSenior Lecturer at the Te Whare o ngā Pūkōrero PūoroSchool of Music of the Waipapa Taumata RauThe University of Auckland, where I teach composition and computer music.
I have a PhD in Computer Science (University of Trento, Italy) and a MSc and BSc in Computer Science (University of Verona, Italy). I also worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Augmented Instruments Laboratory at Queen Mary University of London and at the interAction Lab at the University of Trento.
My current research interests are: social impact of technology (AI, streaming), musical interface design, audiovisual livecoding.
I am the Chair of the NIME Steering Committee and have been the Co-Chair of NIME 2022. I am a PC member of the CHI sucommittee “Critical Computing, Sustainability, and Social Justice”.
And this is what I look like.