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Mr. Giuseppe Torre

Biography

Giuseppe Torre [Laurea/M.Phil., MSc, PhD] is Lecturer of digital art practices at the University of Limerick. His research interests focus on the issues arising from the relationships between technology and arts, code and aesthetics, numbers and self; a process that has so far led him to question under what forms and forces truly creative efforts may, or may not, arise. He is the author of An Ethico-Phenomenology of Digital Art Practices (Routledge, 2021). His academic writings features in journals and books by publishing houses such as MIT Press, Springer, Routledge/Taylor & Francis. As an active digital art practitioner, his works and performances have been showecased nationally and internationally. He is a advocate of FLOOS (Free and Libre Open Source Software) in the teaching and professional practice of all digital arts. Giuseppe Torre acts as Course Director for the B.Sc. in Music Media & Performance Technology at UL. He also teaches in the Master in Arts and Technology and collaborates in the Master in AI.

Research Interests

digital art practices, sound, performance, code and arts, FLOSS, media theory, crirical code studies, philosophy of art, embodiment, individuation,

Teaching Interests

Coding in the arts, new media art, history and philosophy of art, open source technology

Professional Activities

Award

  • 2020 - Ambassador Award

Committee

  • 2020 International Live Coding Steering Commitee,

Education

  • 2013 University of Limerick - PhD
  • 2006 University of Limerick - MSc
  • 2003 University of Palermo (Italy) - Laurea (MPhil)
  • 2002 Conservatory of Music of Palermo (Italy) - Diploma V

Language

  • Italian
  • English

Association

  • Member, IMBAS - An Irish Forum for Arts Practice Researchers and Artists
  • Member, British Society for Phenomenology

Publications

Books

2020

An Ethico-Phenomenology of Digital Art Practices
Torre, G.
(2020) An Ethico-Phenomenology of Digital Art Practices
London : Routledge

2008

Sensor Tracking Technology and the Wearable Wireless: some preliminary developments
Torre, G.
(2008) Sensor Tracking Technology and the Wearable Wireless: some preliminary developments
India : Research Signpost

Book Chapters

2016

Instrumentality, time and perseverance
Torre G.;Andersen K.
(2016) Instrumentality, time and perseverance
In Musical Instruments in the 21st Century: Identities, Configurations, Practices;
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-10-2951-6_9
[ULIR]

Edited Books

2020

Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Live Coding (ICLC2020)
(2020) Proceedings of the 2020 International Conference on Live Coding (ICLC2020)
Torre, G.(Ed.) Limerick : University of Limerick
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3939527

Peer Reviewed Journals

2017

Expectations versus Reality of Artificial Intelligence: Using Art to Examine Ontological Issues
Torre, G
(2017) Expectations versus Reality of Artificial Intelligence: Using Art to Examine Ontological Issues
In Leonardo;
DOI: 10.1162/LEON_a_01342
[ULIR]

2016

The Hands: The Making of a Digital Musical Instrument
Torre, G,Andersen, K,Balde, F
(2016) The Hands: The Making of a Digital Musical Instrument
In Computer Music Journal;
DOI: 10.1162/COMJ_a_00356
[ULIR]

2015

A journey towards the development of a sound-led interdisciplinary performance: Agorá
Torre, G
(2015) A journey towards the development of a sound-led interdisciplinary performance: Agorá
In International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14794713.2014.992220
[ULIR]

2015

A journey towards the development of a sound-led interdisciplinary performance: Agorá
Torre G.
(2015) A journey towards the development of a sound-led interdisciplinary performance: Agorá
In International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media;
DOI: 10.1080/14794713.2014.992220

Conference Publications

2016

MUM '16 Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia
David McGookin and Beatrice Monastero and Giuseppe Torre
(2016) MUM '16 Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia
Rovaniemi, Finland
DOI: 10.1145/3012709.3012725

2014

3rd International Workshop on Musical Metacreation (MUME 2014), held at the tenth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE'14)
McGuire, T. & Torre, G.
(2014) 3rd International Workshop on Musical Metacreation (MUME 2014), held at the tenth AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Digital Entertainment (AIIDE'14)

2014

AAAI Workshop - Technical Report
McGuire T.;Torre G.
(2014) AAAI Workshop - Technical Report

2014

NIME '14: Proceedings of the Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
Ward, N. and Torre, G.
(2014) NIME '14: Proceedings of the Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
Goldsmith University London, London

2014

AISB 2014 Con- vention: The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulator Behaviour
Torre, G
(2014) AISB 2014 Con- vention: The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulator Behaviour
Goldsmith University of London
[ULIR]

2011

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
Adrián Barenca, Giuseppe Torre
(2011) Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

2010

Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME 2010)
Torre, G., O'Leary, M., Tuohy, B.
(2010) Proceedings of the 2010 Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME 2010)
Sydney, Australia

2008

Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression
Giuseppe Torre, Javier Torres, Mikael Fernstrom
(2008) Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression

2007

IFMBE Proceedings
O'Flynn B.;Torre G.;Fernstrom M.;Winkler T.;Lynch A.;Barton J.;Angove P.;O'Mathuna S.
(2007) IFMBE Proceedings

2007

Human-Like Interaction Contest Design Competition
Brucato, J., Torre, G.
(2007) Human-Like Interaction Contest Design Competition
Milan (Italy) - 2nd prize for innovative design

2007

Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, NIME '07
Torre G., Fernstrom M., O'flynn B., Angove P.
(2007) Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, NIME '07

DOI: 10.1145/1279740.1279780

2007

4th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN 2007)
O'Flynn, B,Torre, G,Fernstrom, M,Winkler, T,Lynch, A,Barton, J,Angove, P,O'Mathuna, SC,Leonhardt, S,Falck, T,Mahonen, P
(2007) 4th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks (BSN 2007)

Conference Contributions

2020

British Society for Phenomenology (BSP) 2020
Pellizzer, T. F.; Torre, G.; Vassilicos, B.
(2020) British Society for Phenomenology (BSP) 2020
University of Exter (UK)

2016

Algomech Smposium 2016
Torre G.
(2016) Algomech Smposium 2016
University of Sheffield
[ULIR]

Published Reports

2011

A Practical Introduction to Communication Protocols in Digital Arts
(2011) A Practical Introduction to Communication Protocols in Digital Arts
Torre G.(Ed.) Limerick : UL - NAIRTL
[ULIR]

2007

An Accelerometer and Gyroscope Based Sensor System for Dance Performance
Torre G., Fernstrom M., Cahill M
(2007) An Accelerometer and Gyroscope Based Sensor System for Dance Performance
Technical Report: UL-CSIS-07-2 : University of Limerick

Working Papers

2021

On Noise - A Philosophical Critique of the Notion of Noise in Shannon's Theory of Communication
Giuseppe Torre
(2021) On Noise - A Philosophical Critique of the Notion of Noise in Shannon's Theory of Communication

[ULIR]

2020

Noise, Phenomena and the Digital Psychosis
Torre G.
(2020) Noise, Phenomena and the Digital Psychosis

[ULIR]

2018

Looking for an identity in digital art practices
Giuseppe Torre
(2018) Looking for an identity in digital art practices

[ULIR]

Artworks

2019

Lovely Wallpapers
Torre G. and Hagan K.
(2019) Lovely Wallpapers

[ULIR]

2018

LANGUAGE IS ...
Torre, G
(2018) LANGUAGE IS ...

[ULIR]

2014

AI PRISON
Torre, G
(2014) AI PRISON
Malta : Blitz Contemporary Art Gallery
[ULIR]

2013

FLIES
Torre, G
(2013) FLIES

[ULIR]

2013

EDNCFF
Torre, G
(2013) EDNCFF

[ULIR]

2013

AGORA'
Torre, G
(2013) AGORA'

[ULIR]

2013

TWISTER
Torre, G
(2013) TWISTER

[ULIR]

2012

IMPROMPTUS#1
Torre, G; Cappelli, M.
(2012) IMPROMPTUS#1

[ULIR]

2011

BETAV
McCarthy, L.; Torre, G.
(2011) BETAV

[ULIR]

2010

MANI
Torre, G.; Sazdov, R.
(2010) MANI

[ULIR]

2010

POLLEN
Torre, G., O'Leary, M., Tuohy, B.
(2010) POLLEN

[ULIR]

2009

MAYDAY
Torre, G. and Fogarty. S.
(2009) MAYDAY

[ULIR]

2009

MOLITVA
Torre, G.; Sazdov, R.; Koncewska, D.
(2009) MOLITVA

[ULIR]

2005

AIR IN SLOW MOTION
Torre, G
(2005) AIR IN SLOW MOTION

[ULIR]

Electronic Books

2018

What is inteactive art? An uncomplicated (possibly incautious) definition
Torre, G.
(2018) What is inteactive art? An uncomplicated (possibly incautious) definition
Limerick : University of Limerick
[ULIR]

Chart or Tables

2018

Code and computer's creativity? hmmm...
Torre, G
(2018) Code and computer's creativity? hmmm...

[ULIR]

Computer Programs

2018

BODHI LINUX MEDIA - Open Source Operating System for Digital Artists
Torre, G.
(2018) BODHI LINUX MEDIA - Open Source Operating System for Digital Artists
Limerick : Open source
[ULIR]

2015

UL Thesis Latex Template
Torre G.
(2015) UL Thesis Latex Template

[ULIR]

2014

ML-AL Ableton M4L
Torre G.
(2014) ML-AL Ableton M4L

[ULIR]

2013

AHRS Max 6 Library:
Torre G.
(2013) AHRS Max 6 Library:

[ULIR]

2013

SuperMIDI
Torre G.
(2013) SuperMIDI

[ULIR]

Documentarys

2013

Pointing-at Data Glove: A Documentary
Torre G,
(2013) Pointing-at Data Glove: A Documentary
Limerick : University of Limerick