Ranulph Glanville (UK)
- Slow 2005
Ranulph Glanville studied architecture but spent most of his student life involved in early electronic music creation, and live electronic performance. He took a PhD in cybernetics (studying with Gordon Pask) and a second in human learning. He has worked as a teacher and researcher, but has continued and recently increased an involvement with the arts.
He has performed as a musician in several major concert halls, and has placed art works internationally, most recently (2007) his sound and vision piece “Still” at the Biennial of Electronic Arts, Perth. He was recently awarded a higher doctorate (DSc) in cybernetics
and design, and is professor or architecture and cybernetics at UCL. He also holds professorial posts at RMIT, Melbourne and Sint Lucas, Brussels and Ghent; and has been invited to act as visiting research professor at the Royal College of Art, London.
He is vice president and president elect of the American Society for Cybernetics and regularly gives keynotes at conferences, including the Heinz von Foerster Conferences in Vienna. He was instrumental in bringing the Gordon Pask Archive to Vienna, and has attended the EMCSR conferences in Vienna since 1976.