Get to know Ricardo Dal Farra

Ricardo Dal Farra is part of Tropixel-Água Committee. Learn more about her in this brief biography.


Dal Farra_photo by David WardDr. Ricardo Dal Farra is Associate Professor at the Music Department of Concordia University, Canada and Director of the Electronic Arts Experimentation and Research Centre of the National University of Tres de Febrero, Argentina. As an electroacoustic composer and new media artist his work has been presented in more than 40 countries and recordings of his music are published in over 23 international editions (including CDs by Computer Music Journal and Leonardo Music Journal on MIT Press).

He has been researcher and consultant on music & technology history for UNESCO, France; director of the Hexagram Centre for Research-Creation in Media Arts and Technologies, Canada; coordinator of the international research alliance DOCAM – Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage; senior consultant of the Amauta – Andean Media Arts Centre in Cusco, Peru; associated researcher of the Music, Technology and Innovation Research Centre at De Montfort University, UK; and director of the Multimedia Communication national program at the Federal Ministry of Education, Argentina.

Funded by The Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology of Montreal, he created the largest collection publicly available of Latin American Electroacoustic Music.

In 2015 Dr. Dal Farra has been leading three major conferences/festivals around the world: Balance-Unbalance in Arizona (on how the sound and media arts could play an active role in helping to solve our environmental crisis), Understanding Visual Music in Brasilia and Transitio in Mexico City. Jointly with the humanitarian organization Red Cross/Red Crescent Climate Centre he developed the ‘art! x climate’ sound-art worldwide initiative.

 Concordia University


 Understanding Visual Music 2015

Transitio 2015


art! ⋈ climate

Balance-Unbalance 2016

Latin American Electroacoustic Music Collection

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