Ricardo Tovar Mateus is a Colombian interdisciplinary composer, performer and curator. His work emerges from the versatility of his musical influences, contrasting aesthetics and exploring the connections between visual art, music, and performance. As a composer his works have been performed in various venues in Europe, North and South America, South Africa and Taiwan. He received his training at the University of Music and Performing Arts of Vienna as well as at the Vienna Conservatory, earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in composition for instrumental music and media. Currently an electronic arts PhD student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.