b. 1993, Marseille
Hugo Scurto is a PhD student in the Sound Music Movement Interaction group at IRCAM, under the supervision of Frédéric Bevilacqua.
A former Cité de la Musique de Marseille attendee, he graduated in Physics from École Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay, and received the MSc in Engineering from Sorbonne Université. He worked one year as visiting researcher at Goldsmiths’ College, with Rebecca Fiebrink.
His research intersects Machine Learning, Interaction Design, and Movement Analysis to study and develop data-driven technologies for embodied musical interaction. His art practice include sound, performance, and interactivity to inquire the mediating role of technology between humans and their environments. Hugo’s works have been featured at national places such as GMEM-CNCM, Instants Chavirés, or JIM, and published in international conferences such as ICMC, NIME, SMC, or SIGGRAPH.
He recently cofounded the wolfgang collective in a desire to unite scientists, designers, artists, and engineers in the production and dissemination of interdisciplinary art and design projects.