Ivica Ico Bukvic: SEAMUS Treasurer


Composer, performer, researcher, and multimedia sculptor, Dr. Ivica Ico Bukvic specializes in contemporary interactive multimedia art. His works encompass diverse media (visual and aural, acoustic and electronic, interactive works and installations) and have been performed internationally at music festivals (ICMC, SEAMUS, Spark, FEMF, CMS, EMM, IEMF, LAC, MusicX, OCEAn, gmem), radio stations, concerts, and the endless corners of the Internet. His creations have received grants and prizes, and his research has been published in international journals, including Organised Sound and Array. Ico maintains an active career as a scholar and researcher; prior to arriving at the Virginia Tech, he taught at the Oberlin College, College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati (CCM), and has served as a visiting lecturer at various festivals and workshops. Over the past years he has made a number of audio-related software contributions (RTMix, RTcmix instruments, Soundmesh, Superkaramba and the "Borealis" desktop sound themes). Having designed first-of-a-kind "Linux and Multimedia" curriculum at CCM and currently serving as the elected Director of the international Linuxaudio.org consortium, he is a devout libre software advocate. Ico maintains an active performance career playing piano, hyperinstruments, organ, and conducting. Having received his doctorate in music composition and technology from CCM in 2005, he is currently working at Virginia Tech as an assistant professor in music composition & technology, and as the music faculty in the new Collaborative for Creative Technologies in the Arts and Design (CCTAD, a.k.a. Cyberarts) interdisciplinary program.