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Ana Quiroga Olavarrieta is a London based music composer, audio producer and sound designer. She focuses her work mainly in electronic music production and sound design for film, audiovisual performances, installations and interactive media.
As a musician, Ana was half of the duo LCC who released two albums (Bastet and d/evolution) on the prestigious label Editions Mego. They also released music on Modern Obscure Music, Subtempo and Comfortzone, among others.
Ana has also released music on Arboretum and QTZL under the alias of NWRMNTC. More recently, she has released music on Nicolás Jaar's label, Other People, as well as on Mego.
With a prolific career performing live, Ana has played at renowned events and festivals such as Barbican London, Berlin Atonal, Sónar Barcelona, and Hong Kong, MUTEK Montreal, Argentina and Mexico, Espacio Fundación Telefónica Lima, Turner Contemporary, CCD México, MIRA Festival, LEV and Norberg.
As regular collaborator with filmmaker Pedro Maia, they have released together several audiovisual projects and tour around Europe. In collaboration with digital artist CLON, Ana has been exploring the infinite capacities of surround and interactive sound for games, VR and XR projects. They have toured worldwide to present CLON's live video game META AV.
Always looking for the most innovative challenges, Ana's music has been sent to space as part of the project Sonar Calling in collaboration with SETI and METI International in search of extra-terrestrial live intelligence.
Her passion for film includes diverse soundtracks and film appearances in acclaimed documentaries such as I Hate New York, Ciutat Morta, Tarajal and Hadijatou.
Ana has a Master of Arts in Audio Production from University of Westminster, London and a Bachelor of Science in Teaching from University of Oviedo.
She is very interested in sound research and electronic music practices. Over the last years, she has been imparting several workshops and masterclasses in different institutions, including Berklele College Valencia, Somerset House Studios, London (x Mutant Promise), London Music Conference, Point Blank Music School and MUTEK Argentina, among others.