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A boundary breaking approach and fluidity between acoustic, electronic and visual elements, represent the core of Diogo’s compositions and performances, having this symbiotic relationship as an inheritance from the merging humankind-technology duality. With the electronic apparatus breathing alongside its acoustic counterpart, and the exploration from the depths of the piano to the sounds hidden in the data of everyday life computers, Diogo conceives sonic life forms that permeate asymmetries of media. Through a focus on minimalist and experimental aesthetics he creates an interplay between mesmerizing soundscapes, rich textures of frenetic digital noise and a purely acoustic palette of sounds.
Next to his performances, Diogo is interested in pushing forward the way new technologies can be used for musical purposes. Such is done via the use of body motion sensors, like the Leap Motion hands sensor, to strictly connect the musician's gesture to electronic sound manipulation. As result of this work, an invitation to be artist in residency in the University of Arts of Amsterdam followed in 2019.
Carriço has performed in numerous locations, pointing up Splendor (Amsterdam), EYE filmmuseum, MaderiaDig festival, Uitmarkt festival, and Hard Club Porto, as well as appeared in media as De Groene Amsterdammer, RTP Madeira, and Cycling74.
He was awarded by the Portuguese National Centre of Culture the "Young Creators" prize for “Adventurous music with piano and electronics” - an immersive performance, crossing piano, electronics and visuals in real time.