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Personal profile

Biography

Ryan Ross Smith is a composer, performer and educator currently based in Melbourne, Australia. Smith has performed throughout the US, Europe and UK, including performances at MoMA and PS1 [NYC] and Le Centre Pompidou [Paris, FR], has had his music performed throughout North America, Iceland, Denmark, Australia and the UK, has presented his work and research at conferences including NIME, ISEA, ICLI, ICLC, SMF, SMC and TENOR, and has lectured at various colleges and universities. As a sound designer/engineer, Smith has produced a range of work, including projects for ABC (David Blaine's "Drowned Alive"), Kassen Brothers Production (the score for "Puncture"), and WNYC's Studio360. Most recently, Smith worked as the mixing/mastering engineer and composer for ESPN's 30 for 30 Podcast "Bikram". Smith is also known for his work with Animated Notation, and his Ph.D. research website is archived at animatednotation.com. He currently teaches Composition and Sonic Arts at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia.

Education/Academic qualification

Electronic Arts, PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1 Sep 20121 Aug 2016

Electronic Music and Recording Media, MFA, Mills College

1 Sep 20101 May 2012

Research area keywords

  • Animated Notation
  • Live Coding
  • Modular Synthesizers

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Research Output 2015 2018

  • 4 Conference Paper
  • 4 Abstract
  • 2 Recorded/ Rendered Performance

Ross Farwell: Ross Farwell

Smith, R. R., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formRecorded/ Rendered PerformanceOther

Ross Farwell: Negative Baby

Smith, R. R., 2018

Research output: Non-textual formRecorded/ Rendered PerformanceOther

The Dark Side

Smith, R. R. & Lawson, S., 2017, Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Live Coding. 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOtherpeer-review

[Study no. 50][Notational Becoming][Speculations]

Smith, R. R., 2016, TENOR: The International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation. 2 ed. 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOtherpeer-review

Closing the Circuit: Live Coding the Modular Synth

Smith, R. R. & Lawson, S., 2016, Second International Conference on Live Coding. 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperOtherpeer-review

Prizes

Pixie Gold Award

Ryan Smith (Recipient) & Shawn Lawson (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2016 2018

  • 6 Peer review responsibility
  • 3 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course

International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation 2018 (Event)

Ryan Smith (Peer reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

New Interfaces for Musical Expression 2018

Ryan Smith (Speaker), Shawn Lawson (Speaker)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Live Coding Lecture-Demonstration at Sample Music Festival

Ryan Smith (Speaker)
2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

International Conference on Live Interfaces 2018 (Event)

Ryan Smith (Peer reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review responsibility

Totalitarian Scoring Workshop at TENOR 2017

Ryan Smith (Speaker), Benedict Carey (Speaker)
24 May 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Press / Media