Andrew Quinn


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Andrew Quinn is an Australian computer graphics artist and musician, living in Milan. He has worked on digital effects for films such as “The Matrix”, “Tomb Raider”, “Dark City”, “Nirvana” and “Vajont”. He now specializes in video installations for multi screen and immersive environments, digital sets for interactive dance productions, opera and contemporary music using TouchDesigner. Works include performances at the Venice Biennale of Music, Fotonica Festival, regular performances with the new music ensemble of the Moscow Conservatorium of music,Budapest State Opera, Roma Europa festival. He is resident visual artist at the San Fedele Auditorium in Milan where he has performed a cycle of works by Bernard Parmegiani. He recently toured Europe performing Ivan Fedele’s “Gallileo’s Journey” for ensemble, electronics and voices.
He holds TouchDesigner workshops in interactive visuals at the Conservatorium of Music in Milano, Castelfranco Veneto, and Moscow, Bright Festival,Treccani Accademy, IED (Rome), NABA (Milan), UNSW Sydney, RMIT Melbourne, ANU Canberra, Biennale College and IUAV (Venice) and for the UCLA.

other projects:
nov 2019: Workshop in new media and performance, Taganka theatre Moscow
oct 2020: Biennale della Musica 2020, tutor realtime visuals, closing concert Biennale College
mar 2019: ACQUA – Da Vinci’s water vision” for Balich Worldwide Shows at 2019 Milan furniture fair
sept 2019: Cultural Heritage Festival, Ugento. video mapping
oct 2019: sound reactive installation, LED programming, ‘Future Room’ MIAC Rome
oct 2019: Biennale della Musica, concert, music by Ivan Fedele.
june 2018: “Pictures at an Exhibition” prog rock version – Rialto Venice, RomaEuropa Rome
june 2018: Wired Next Festival, Milano – visuals for Calibro35
june 2018: “Eskin4” interactive dance project, ISEA Durban, for the visually impaired. dir. Jill Scott
june-august 2019: EPFL Lausanne, interactive installation for Montreaux Jazz Festival Archive
dec 2018: “Inner Spaces” San Fedele auditorium, Milano
oct 2017: Electropark Festival Genova , Milano VR, 4 screen installation, video mapping
oct 2016: “Deep Dream” an interactive mirror maze at the RomaEuropa festival
nov 2016: “The Planets” by Holst performed by a 12 piece progressive rock ensemble.

He has published papers for the ASC (Australian Society of Computing) and has been interviewed for various online journals including BackStage magazine and has presented his work at the Music Venice Biennale of Music in 2012,2016,2019. He spoke at TEDx Varese in 2019.
Andrew Quinn runs workshops in TouchDesigner and has lectured at the Biennale College, Venice, Conservatorium of Music in Milan and Moscow , IUAV Venice, IED and NABA Milano, Quasar Institute of Design Rome, the ANU Canberra, the Australian Film School Sydney and summer school for the UCLA. He runs courses for the leading live visuals software TouchDesigner from Derivative, Toronto. In Milan and later Australia he created an innovative course in interactive media for teenagers who all performed at a closing concert.

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