Sound

Muta Metu #3: Frankenstein OVO live

Thursday 7 December at Cinema Beltrade in Milano, Marco Mancuso will curate the third chapter of the Muta Metu series - Silent films with sound environments and retellings between noise and electronic experiments: Frankenstein by James Whale, 1931, with live sound by OVO... READ MORE...

Florian Hecker. Hallucination, Perspective, Synthesis

German artist Florian Hecker works with synthetic sounds, performances, and installations dealing with issues surrounding compositional developments in post-war modernity and late-19th-century psychophysics. For his new show, he has transformed Kunsthalle Wien's exhibition space into a stage for sound events that exceed linguistic description and categorization.... READ MORE...

Instrumentarium. Interview with Jean-François Laporte

The composer Jean-François Laporte assembles simple objects to transform them into real musical instruments, sometimes controlled by electronic devices. With their strong installation presence these artifacts are linked not only to the musical world but also to the performing arts and theatre, in a perfect balance on the line that connects the concepts of object, artifact and instrument.... READ MORE...

Bill Fontana: Shadow Soundings

Bill Fontana realized a new immersive sound and video installation expecially for MAAT’s Oval Gallery in Lisbon. Shadow soundings was created from the sounds and vibrations of the 25th of April Bridge and the Tagus River amplifying them until they acquire a musical quality.... READ MORE...

Drawn from a Score

Currently on view at Beall Center for Art + Technology, an exhibition that features artists whose works come directly from a written, visual or code-based score. From the event scores first developed by John Cage and Fluxus artists in the 1950s, to contemporary uses of code as a score for computational works.... READ MORE...

Sounds Like Her

Curated by Christine Eyene, Sounds Like Her explores and challenges existing approaches to sound art, questioning of its patriarchal and Eurocentric patterns. The exhibition represents new perspectives; re-framing how we experience the dynamic of sound as practiced by women from diverse cultures and gender identities.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Nuove geografie del suono, di Leandro Pisano

(Italiano) Uno dei punti di forza dell'ultimo libro di Leandro Pisano sta nella sua attitudine a mantenere l'impianto teorico in dialogo costante con alcune pratiche della sound art contemporanea. Dall'analisi delle teorie del suono contemporanee fino all'indagine di alcune opere secondo un approccio acustemologico, Pisano apre prospettive di nuove connessioni tra teoria e prassi.... READ MORE...

Score as a thinking tool. Interview with Samson Young

The work of Samson Young takes the form of different media, connecting music to visuality through video and drawing. Following a particular interest in composition, this interview permits an insight into scores as structuring and organizing tools of experience attempting to understand the contemporary social constrains and possibilities.... READ MORE...

Digicult is media partner of the Live Cinema Festival 2017

Digicult is partner of the 2017 edition of Live Cinema Festival. 89 artists from Brazil, Italy, Spain, Latvia, Turkey, Slovenia, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Austria, France, Serbia, Belgium, Romania, Germany, Hungary, Poland, United Kingdom, Greece, Iran playing 19 performances, workshops and showcases.... READ MORE...

CTM 2018 – Turmoil

Half a year after an unforgettable 2017 Festival, it has begun to lay the groundwork for the 19th edition of CTM Festival – the last "teenage" festival before the celebration of twenty years of creative exchange and collaboration in 2019. CTM Festival is very excited to announce the dates and theme for this next 2018 edition that will take place from 26 January to 4 February 2018 at various Berlin venues... READ MORE...

The age of Electroacustics. Transforming Science and Sound

In his book "The age of Electroacustics", published by MIT Press, Roland Wittje traces the history of acoustics during the interwar period, leading an enquiry theoretically grounded in the physics and its transformation into the so called ‘technical acoustics’ or electroacoustic.... READ MORE...

Sonar+D: Creativity, Technology & Business

Sónar+D, the congress dedicated to creative technologies which will take place in Barcelona on June 14, 15, 16 and 17, announces today the program for its 2017 edition. The congress will bring together more than 100 activities, 180 speakers and around 5,000 accredited professionals from 2,100 companies and 60 countries. During 4 days, key figures and projects shaping the future of design, music and creative technologies will assemble in Barcelona.... READ MORE...

Sonar Barcelona: Music, Creativity & Technology

Björk completes the Sónar 2017 program with her immersive Virtual Reality exhibition at the CCCB, a talk at the Sónar+D congress and an exclusive 4-hour DJ set to open the festival. "Björk Digital" will take place at Barcelona’s Centre for Contemporary Culture (CCCB) between the 13th of June and the 24th of September. Visitors will be treated to an extraordinary immersive exhibition.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Spring Attitude Festival

(Italiano) Il più raffinato e innovativo sound contemporaneo unito all’arte digitale, schegge di elettronica che incontrano il pop d’avanguardia, il folk a braccetto con il rap. La primavera di Roma fiorisce di suoni contaminati e sperimentali, nel nome della ricerca internazionale e della qualità artistica. Questa la cifra stilistica dell’VIII edizione di Spring Attitude - Festival internazionale di musica elettronica e cultura contemporanea - che torna nella Capitale dal 25 al 27 maggio forte delle 12.000 presenza dello scorso anno.... READ MORE...

Heribert Friedl at Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien

In the site-specific works of art that the artist Heribert Friedl (*1969 Feldbach, lives in Vienna) made for his exhibition at the Künstlerhaus – Halle für Kunst & Medien there is little to see—because Friedl believes that the visual allure that’s generally crucial to viewing art has worn thin. For the Künstlerhaus he’s developed a sound installation whose starting point is its location in the middle of the Graz City Park... READ MORE...
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