Sound

(Italiano) Exchanges 2018

(Italiano) Exchanges 2018 intende essere una summa del percorso di ricerca che ha portato sul palco del Teatro Franco Parenti alcune delle personalità più interessanti e d’avanguardia nell’ambito delle contaminazioni tra generi come elettronica, jazz e post-rock. Questa terza edizione, con il ritorno in Sala Grande, è il fulcro di una nuova visione indirizzata alla sensibilità performativa e alla creazione di un dialogo ancora più diretto con la tradizione storica e culturale del Teatro, oltre che ad una nuova dimensione laboratoriale, spazio di scambio e approfondimento tra artista e spettatore, nei rinnovati spazi della Palazzina dei Bagni Misteriosi all’interno della Sala Zenitale.... READ MORE...

Rave your algorithm. Interview with Renick Bell

Renick Bell is a computer musician, programmer, and teacher best-known for weaving electronic music using live code created by a generative music system he built himself to avoid frustration by the restrictive programmes available to process electronic music. He has performed in many countries and he is considered as a pioneer of the Algorave alternative music scene. Andrea Mi caught up with him ahead of the recent talk Datacracy, shared by Phase collective at Lottozero.... READ MORE...

Christian Marclay “Concerto Spaziale” with Okkyung Lee and Luc Müller

Curated by Bruna Roccasalva and Vincenzo de Bellis on the occasion of the 23rd edition of miart, at Museo del Novecento there will be a new performance conceived by Christian Marclay in the framework of Furla Series #01 - Time after Time, Space after Space. Using everyday objects, the artist coaxes noise out of non-musical “instruments”, focusing our attention on the real scale of sound such things produce.... READ MORE...

Dreams and Nightmares in the Application of Blockchain Technology in Music Industry

The present essay considers the emergence of the so-called blockchain technology in the context of the music industry: while the emerging crowd-based infrastructures based on it offer the dream of an alternative to the exploitation of music creativity displaced by digital companies, they can however become actual nightmares, in which music will result into an increasingly integrated and automated form of financial investments.... READ MORE...

“Con-Notations”: how to perceive one reality through another?

Curated by Sophie Orlando and Katrin Ströbel an exhibition is organized in the context of a residence of the artist Nikolaus Gansterer at the Villa Arson. Gansterer explores how the act of drawing can become a score, a tool for communication and an “instruction for action”, in relation with time, space, movement and imagination.... READ MORE...

Where the laws of nature blurs: an interview with Ryoichi Kurokawa

With his latest work ad/ab Atom, Ryoichi Kurokawa is keeping challenging human senses spectrum by means of cutting-edge visual technologies and computer-generated structures. After his residency at INL he accepted to answer our questions and we have found ourselves talking about the infinitely small, the magic of nature and the delicate balance between art and technology.... READ MORE...

“Resonance”: on the phenomena and experience of resonance in nature

This exhibition brings together four artists who have been working with sound, acoustics and architecture for many years and found a common subject in the exploration of resonance. The works interlinks and resonates with not only the environment of het Glazen Huis but also with each other to focus on the experience of resonance in nature.... READ MORE...

(Italiano) Discwoman @ Macao

(Italiano) Incoraggiato dal successo della sua prima manifestazione pubblica, tenutasi il 24 Febbraio con la premiere italiana del documentario di Yony Leyser Queercore e le performance di Violence e Kilbourne, il queer-lab di Macao ha scelto di riproporsi il 30 Marzo invitando per la prima volta in Italia Discwoman.... READ MORE...

Daniela Cattivelli: UIT live acusmatic show

The musician and sound artist Daniela Cattivelli presents her UIT live acusmatic show with Acusmonium at San Fedele Musica / Inner Spaces series. The invitation is curated by Marco Mancuso, at Auditorium San Fedele on 26 February 2018 in Milan... READ MORE...

Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief World Tour

M+ and Hong Kong Arts Development Council co-present the first stop of Samson Young: Songs for Disaster Relief World Tour. Following Hong Kong's successful participation in the 57th Venice Biennale the exhibition returns to Hong Kong along with specially commissioned pieces through which the artist aims to offer a more holistic experience.... READ MORE...

La Digestion. Interview with William Basinski and Phonurgia

The second edition of La Digestion - musica ascoltata raramente is coming, a festival dedicated to research music, result of the collaboration between the cultural association Phonurgia, E-M Arts, the Morra Foundation and the Hermann Nitsch Museum in Naples. Concerts, workshops, and immersive listening moments will turn the city into a centre for debate on digital and performing arts.... READ MORE...

CTM Festival 2018 – Turmoil

The theme of this 19th edition of CTM, Turmoil, explores the state of music and sound practices in comparison with a confused and critical present. Ten days of tumultuous non-stop festival in various venues in Berlin will be followed by the already announced closing concert with an afterparty and a final performance.... READ MORE...

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...