Anna Troisi

Dr Anna Troisi

  • 01202 965127
  • atroisi at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer (Academic) in Digital Media Design
  • Weymouth House W218, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

Anna Troisi is a digital artist, programmer, performer, experimental electronic musician, composer, builder of instruments. She has a background in computer science (BA), music, computer music (MA), neuroscience applied to sound (postdoc), and a PhD in nanotechnology.

Anna’s research addresses how gender inequalities and gendered social differences are constructed. Her aim is to use digital/sound art to challenge stereotypes and provide positive alternatives.

Anna’s work has appeared at Transmediale (Berlin), Issue Project Room (New York City), Redroom (Baltimore), Brecht forum (New York City), EME Festival (Lisbon), Highwire gallery (Philadelphia), Columbia University (New York City), Wysing Arts Centre (Cambridge), Objectif Exhibitions Gallery (Flanders, Belgium), Institute for Philosophy (Leiden University), Nuova Consonanza Festival (Rome,), Angelica International Contemporary Music Festival (Bologna) and many other venues and international festivals.

When she is not generating sounds from bodies and machines, Anna is Senior Lecturer in Digital Media Design and Head of the Experimental Media Research Centre at Bournemouth University.

Favourites

  • Troisi, A., 2015. Teaching Computer Music to Academically Engage At-Risk Students. The International Journal of Arts Education, 10 (4), 25-36.
  • Troisi, A., Kirke, A., Miranda, E., Chiaramonte, A., Matthias, J., Fry, N., McCabe, C., Radtke, J. and Bull, M., 2013. Cloud Chamber: A Performance with Real Time Two-Way Interaction between Subatomic Particles and Violinist. Leonardo Music Journal (LMJ), 46 (1), 84-85.
  • Troisi, A., Aloisio, G., Rossi, I., Fariselli, P. and Casadio, R., 2008. The Rainbow Prim Algorithm for Selecting Putative Orthologous Protein Sequences. The open bioinformatics journal, 2, 60-63.
  • Troisi, A., 2016. Practice as "Search" towards a different form of knowledge. In: Intersections 2016: Practice (...) Research 14-15 January 2016 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
  • Troisi, A. and Chiaramonte, A., 2014. Sounding sculptures for the augmentation of musical experience in live electroacoustic music. In: Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology – CIM14 4-6 December 2014 National Institute for Music Research, Berlin, Germany.
  • Troisi, A., Troisi, A., Troisi, A. et al., 2011. A musical instrument using in vitro neural networks. In: The Michigan Library, ed. International Computer Music Conference 2011 31 July-5 August 2011 Huddersfield. The Michigan Library, 567-570.
  • Troisi, A.. Keen-skin, an installation based on haptic sensation and neurological data. DHRA DIgital Research in the Humanities and Arts. Dublin City University. 1-3 September 2015.
  • Troisi, A., 2010. Sounding sculptures Electroshop #1, Electroshop #2, Electroshop #3, Electroshop #4. Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research, University of Plymouth.

Journal Articles

  • Troisi, A., 2015. Teaching Computer Music to Academically Engage At-Risk Students. The International Journal of Arts Education, 10 (4), 25-36.
  • Troisi, A., Kirke, A., Miranda, E., Chiaramonte, A., Matthias, J., Fry, N., McCabe, C., Radtke, J. and Bull, M., 2013. Cloud Chamber: A Performance with Real Time Two-Way Interaction between Subatomic Particles and Violinist. Leonardo Music Journal (LMJ), 46 (1), 84-85.
  • Troisi, A., Aloisio, G., Rossi, I., Fariselli, P. and Casadio, R., 2008. The Rainbow Prim Algorithm for Selecting Putative Orthologous Protein Sequences. The open bioinformatics journal, 2, 60-63.

Conferences

  • Troisi, A., 2016. Synthetic Emotions. In: Future Fest by Nesta 16-17 September 2016 Tobacco Dock, London.
  • Troisi, A., 2016. OB-scene, and audio/video performance for photoplethysmograph and female body. In: DRHA 2016: Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts 3-6 September 2016 University of Brighton.
  • Mavridou, I., Troisi, A., Seiss, E., Renaud, A., Balaguer-Ballester, E. and Balaguer-Ballester, E., 2016. Experience Design for Emotional Stimulation in Virtual Reality. In: Virtual Reality World Congress 12-15 April 2016 Bristol.
  • Troisi, A., 2016. Xenofeminism, gender fluidity and cyber art​. In: Transmediale/Conversation piece 3-7 February 2016 Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.
  • Troisi, A., 2016. Practice as "Search" towards a different form of knowledge. In: Intersections 2016: Practice (...) Research 14-15 January 2016 The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.
  • Troisi, A. and Chiaramonte, A., 2014. Sounding sculptures for the augmentation of musical experience in live electroacoustic music. In: Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology – CIM14 4-6 December 2014 National Institute for Music Research, Berlin, Germany.
  • Troisi, A., P-S. Ng, J., Gregg, S. and Chiaramonte, A., 2013. “Talk to me”, a digital art web installation. In: 10th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (CMMR) 15-18 October 2013 Marseille (Fr). Marseille: Publications of L.M.A., 1025-1028.
  • Kirke, A., Miranda, E., Chiaramonte, A., Troisi, A., Mathias, J., Radtke, J., Fry, N., McCabe, C., Bull, M. and Troisi, A., 2011. Cloud chamber: a performance involving real time two-way interaction between subatomic radioactive particles and violinist. In: University of Michigan Library, ed. International Computer Music Conference 31 July-5 August 2011 Huddersfield. Huddersfield: Michigan Publishing, 151-154.
  • Troisi, A., Troisi, A., Troisi, A. et al., 2011. A musical instrument using in vitro neural networks. In: The Michigan Library, ed. International Computer Music Conference 2011 31 July-5 August 2011 Huddersfield. The Michigan Library, 567-570.

Internet Publications

Exhibitions

  • Troisi, A., Ng, J., Gregg, S. and Chiaramonte, A.. "Talk to me". International Electroacusti Music Festival (Emu) 2013. Conservatoire of Rome. 20-29 October 2013.
  • Troisi, A., Ng, J., Gregg, S. and Chiaramonte, A.. Talk to me. 10 th International Symposium on Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research. Laboratoire de Mécanique et d'Acoustique Marseille, France. 15-18 October 2013.
  • Troisi, A., Chiaramonte, A., Ng, J. and Gregg, S.. “Talk to me”, a digital art web installation.. Web. Di-stanze, Community Festival of Sound aArt. LIVE STREAMING. 15-31 December 2014.
  • Troisi, A., White, N. and Smith, R.. Tuning the Hyperdrone. DRHA 2016: Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts. University of Brighton. 3-30 September 2016.
  • Troisi, A.. Tuning the Hyperdrone. Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge. 23 August 2015.
  • White, N., Troisi, A. and Smith, R.. “Tuning the Hyperdrone” with Office of Experiments. audio piece. exhibition “Sites of Excavation and Construction”. Objectif Exhibitions in Flanders, Belgium. 13 November 2015.
  • White, N., Troisi, A. and Smith, R.. "Tuning the Hyperdrone" for Seismic Data and Super Collider, project by Office of Experiment. Audio piece. 9 Events with Tina O'Connell & Neal White in association with Objectif Exhibitions. Royal College of Art, Dyson Building, London,. 5-25 March 2016.
  • Troisi, A.. Keen-skin, an installation based on haptic sensation and neurological data. DHRA DIgital Research in the Humanities and Arts. Dublin City University. 1-3 September 2015.

Performances

  • Troisi, A.. OB-scene, a live audio/visual performance for photoplethysmograph and female body. Brunel University London - Artaud Performance Centre. 7-9 April 2016.
  • Davis, T., Troisi, A., Seddon, A., Thompson, B., Canning, R. and Chiaramonte, A.. NonRecursive. Performance. Bournemouth Emerging Arts Fringe: The Engine Room. 15 October 2015.
  • Davis, T., Troisi, A., Seddon, A., Canning, R., Thompson, B., Chiaramonte, A. and Borgo, D.. NonRecursive @ Symposium on Interagency in Technologically-Mediated Performance. Performance. Bournemouth University. 29 January 2016.
  • Troisi, A.. OB-scene, and audio/video performance for photoplethysmograph and female body. performance. CFP The Politics of Performance and Play. Feminist Matters, Institute for Philosophy, Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands. 7-8 July 2016.
  • Troisi, A.. OB-scene, a live audio/visual performance for photoplethysmograph and female body. audio/visual performance/installation. Royal College of Art, London. 3 June 2017.
  • Troisi, A.. OB-scene, and audio/video performance for photoplethysmograph and female body.. Royal College of Art, London. 3 June 2017.
  • Troisi, A.. OB-scene, and audio/video performance for photoplethysmograph and female body.. DRHA 2016: Digital Research in the Humanities and Arts. 3-6 September 2016.
  • Troisi, A. and Wright, J.. “Spring Garden Music” directed by Jack Wright. No net Festival Highwire gallery, Philadelphia (US). 17 July 2004.
  • Troisi, A. and Minton, P.. Phil Minton Fheral Choir. Angelica International Contemporary Music Festival, Bologna.
  • Troisi, A., Chiaramonte, A., Distante, G., Miranda, E.R., Paci Dalo', R. and Saldicco, C.. Electroshop (music by A.Chiaramonte, G.Distante, E.R.Miranda, R.Paci Dalo’, C.Saldicco, A.Troisi). 46th Nuova Consonanza Festival - Roma. 2010.
  • Troisi, A., Chiaramonte, A., Distante, G., Miranda, E.R., Paci Dalo', R. and Saldicco, C.. ..::Electroshop::..ensemble (music by A.Chiaramonte, G.Distante, E.R.Miranda, R.Paci Dalo’, C.Saldicco, A.Troisi). Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival, University of Plymouth (UK). 2010.
  • Troisi, A. and Chiaramonte, A.. Etheric Bodies by Antonino Chiaramonte. Emufest 2010 - Sala Accademica del Conservatorio di S. Cecilia, Roma.
  • Troisi, A.. Naked Musicians ensemble. Teatro of the Italian Academy, Columbia University, New York City (USA). 2011.
  • Troisi, A.. Naked Musicians ensemble performance conduct by Elliot Sharp. Brecht forum, New York City (USA). 2011.
  • Troisi, A. and Pierotti, A.. Aque. Music and Digital Art Festival (MUV), Pescaia di Santa Rosa / Firenze. 6 May 2006.
  • Troisi, A.. Intimate Acquaintance. EME Festival 2008, Teatro Iberico, Lisboa. 1 October 2008.
  • Troisi, A. and Chiaramonte, A.. ..::Electroshop::..ensemble performance [Antonino Chiaramonte, Live electronics and Live Video processing; Anna Troisi, Live electronics; Gaia Mattiuzzi, Voice; Francesco Cusa, Drums; Alberto Popolla, bass clarinet]. Issue Project Room, New York City, (USA). 2011.
  • Troisi, A.. Nebbia alla valle, (for sound sculptures, theremin, trumpet, bass clarinet and live electronics). 46th Nuova Consonanza Festival - Roma. 2009.
  • Troisi, A.. Nebbia alla valle, (for sound sculptures, theremin, trumpet, bass clarinet and live electronics). Peninsula Arts Contemporary Music Festival, University of Plymouth (UK). 2010.

Compositions

Artefacts

  • Troisi, A., 2010. Sounding sculptures Electroshop #1, Electroshop #2, Electroshop #3, Electroshop #4. Interdisciplinary Centre for Computer Music Research, University of Plymouth.

PhD Students

  • Hrehovcsik Micah
  • Malte Lahrmann (MPhil, Crowdfunded music; the interaction between product, production process and the shifting music industry.)
  • Ifigeneia Mavridou (EngD, acquisition of emotions and study the benefits of affective Human Computer Interaction, in the area of Virtual Reality and Neurogaming. Full time)
  • Philip Shakeshaft (PhD, Radio drama and new generation awareness, Part time)

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Networked Media I (BAMP/C), Story and Spaces (BAMP/I), Developing Arguments (BADMD/C), Debates and Scholarship (BADMD/I), Design Iteration (BADMD/I), Developing Digital Design Concept (BADMD/H)

Grants

  • Sensing the Meta-Landscape (AHRC Development Grants, 01 May 2015). Completed

External Responsibilities

  • The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, Associate Editor for the Volume 11 (2015-), http://ijicst.cgpublisher.com/
  • 11th edition of the CMMR conference (Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research), Commettee of CMMR 2015 (2015-)
  • The 9th Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology CIM14, 4-6 December 2014, at Staatliches Institut für Musikforschung (National Institute for Music Research), in Berlin, member of the Program Committee (2014-), http://www.sim.spk-berlin.de/cim14

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Contributor as performer with NonRecursive.
  • The Big BEAF Celebration Party, Shelley Theatre, Bournemouth
  • Contributor with the project NonRecursive together with other members of Emerge (experimental media research group).

Qualifications

  • MSc in Computer Science (Laurea equivalent to 5y Master) (University Alma Mater Bologna (Italy), 2004)
  • PGCert in Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Bournemouth University, 2016)
  • PhD in Bioinformatics (University of Salento, 2008)

Memberships

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