Andrea Mancianti

Doctoral Researcher
Doctoral Researcher
A806 Department of Art and Media

Andrea Mancianti is a composer, performer and media artist mostly devoted to work with real-world phenomena (particularly sound, movement and space) and digital tools. Holds an MA in composition and music technology (2012, Conservatory of Florence) and a BA in Philosophy (2006, La Sapienza, Rome). He also participated to the IRCAM's Cursus 1 in Paris (2013-2014). Currently he is a PhD candidate in the department of Media, of Aalto University, Helsinki, researching embodied performative applications of VR.

With his work, that include music compositions, installations and mixed media performances, he seeks to  investigate compositional and performative aspects of interconnected audiovisual ecosystems, where real-word phenomena extend in the virtual digital world and complex feedback networks are established between the two realm. With media artist Roberto Pugliese is a founding member of quietSpeaker studio, a duo creating audiovisual performances and interactive installations. 

His works have been performed in Europe and Usa, for institutions such as Ircam (Paris), Biennale Musica (Venice), Impuls and KUG (Graz), Muziekcentrum De Bijloke (Ghent), Centre Henri Pousseur (Liege), STUK (Leuven), Boston University (Boston), Nuova Consonanza (Roma), Sibelius Academy (Helsinki) and others.

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Honors and awards

Grant from Kone Foundation

2 years work grant as Doctoral Candidate
Granted funding (personal grants) Department of Art and Media Jan 2020



Laura Beloff, Calvin Guillot Suarez, Sebastian Schlecht, Andrea Mancianti, Esther Saraste, Marko Tandefelt, Petri Ruikka, Jani Hietanen, John W. Fail 2023

Ars Libera - Dialogi: Rink

Andrea Mancianti, Emma Fält, Kim Saarinen, Iida Valkoinen, Sebastian Schlecht, Janis Heldmann 2022

Hack & repurpose

Andrea Mancianti, Ruben Mattia Santorsa, Federico Tramontana 2022

remote/displaced live

Andrea Mancianti, Roberto Fusco 2022


Roberto Fusco, Andrea Mancianti 2021

Space Walk

Esa Kallio, Sebastian Schlecht, Riku Järvinen, Toni Pesola, Andrea Mancianti 2021

Space Walk – Visiting the Solar System Through an Immersive Sonic Journey in VR

Andrea Mancianti, Sebastian Schlecht, Vesa Välimäki, Riku Järvinen, Esa Kallio 2021 Proceedings of the 2nd NordicSMC conference