Luca Forcucci is an artist, composer and scholar, who investigates the field of possibilities of the first-person experience through installations, performances, electroacoustic music, video, photography and text. His compositions include solo works and collaborations with contemporary musicians, indigenous musicians, turntablists, electronic music pioneers, dancers and poets.
His work received many international accolades and is regularly presented in well regarded contexts like Cyfest 2022 Yerevan, ISEA 2022 Barcelona, Swissnex Japan, Ars Electronica 2021, ISEA 2018 Durban, ISEA 2017 Manizales, The Lab San Francisco, Festival Multiplicidade Rio de Janeiro, Municipal Art Center Hélio Oiticica Rio de Janeiro, Ciclo de Música Contemporânea Salvador de Bahia, Shanghai RockBund Museum, MAXXI: Museum of XXI Century Arts Rome, Biennale Arcipelago Mediterraneo Palermo, House of Electronic Arts Basel, Akademie der Künste Berlin among many others, and over the last two decades and counting.
Luca Forcucci achieved a PhD in Music, Technology and Innovation at De Montfort University in the UK, a MA in Sonic Arts from Queens University of Belfast, conducted his research at GRM/INA in Paris, TU Electronic Music Studio Berlin, and NOTAM in Oslo. He studied electroacoustic music with the Swiss composer Rainer Boesch, and Al Comet, former member of The Young Gods, produced his early work. His professional background includes architecture, neuroscience, and the curation of many projects worldwide by promoting art and science encounters with his very own lab www.ubqtlab.org in collaboration with Leonardo / ISATS in California. His research is published by, e.g., Nature Journal, Springer Press, Cambridge University Press, and MIT Press.