Short Bio

Rob Canning is a composer and a network artist. His instrumental works have been performed and commissioned by ensembles such as the London Sinfonietta, the Con Tempo string quartet, the RTE National Chamber Choir of Ireland and Ensemble Concorde amongst others.

His sound and network installations have been commissioned by and located in The National Library of Ireland and The Saison Poetry Library (Southbank Center, London) as well as many other site-specific, gallery and residency based showings.

He has been actively involved in education and collaborative new media projects over the last 10 years including the GOTO10 collective , the Puredyne GNU/Linux operating system for artists and SPC.ORG Greenwich, London where his studio is located.

He is currently completing a PhD focused on networked musical performance employing open form structures and open technologies in the music department of Goldsmiths, University of London.