Sound

“Objects and Sounds”. Le immagini come tentativo di rappresentare i suoni stessi

Nel cuore del quartiere San Lorenzo di Roma, si trova il Pastificio Cerere che costituisce un importante spazio di sperimentazione per la capitale. Negli anni Settanta il Pastifico Cerere è stato trasformato da spazio industriale – fabbrica di farina e di pane che riforniva la capitale – a luogo deputato all’arte con un unico obiettivo: condividere l’ideologia del fare e dell’operare come terreno culturale nel quale discutere e incontrarsi ogni giorno. Report di Caterina Tomeo... READ MORE...

Sound Art?

The Fundació Joan Miró presents "Sound Art?", an exhibition which reassesses the notion of sound in art and considers the possibility of this category. The show, sponsored by the BBVA Foundation, is set up as a journey tracing the imprint of the sound element in twentieth-century visual arts and led by curator Arnau Horta.... READ MORE...

Carsten Nicolai’s “Parallax Symmetry”

With roughly 40 multimedia works, the exhibition "Parallax Symmetry" an overview of the oeuvre of the artist and musician Carsten Nicolai. Using electronic sound and light, Nicolai creates minimalist installations, sound performances, and visualizations of physical phenomena that reflect systems and structures of the media world.... READ MORE...

Holly Herndon, Proto: the sound of Spawn

Released in May 2019, Proto is the last album of Holly Herndon, one of the most curious performer and experimental composer. This album is the third part of a project that involves electronics, the body and its sounds, the society, and ultimately machine learning, used to interpret the society and show it, online and offline.... READ MORE...

Sónar + D 2019: il festival urbano della musica del futuro

Giunto splendidamente al suo 26° compleanno, il Sónar festival di Barcellona ha confermato la sua vocazione culturale, sociale e politica. Il plus del Sónar è la capacità di intercettare non solo le eccezionalità, ma soprattutto la ricerca e la sperimentazione, ospitando djset, concert, live performancele, audiovisual performance e installazioni multimodali, con particolare attenzione alle ultime tendenze generazionali legate ai nuovi linguaggi. il report di Caterina Tomeo.... READ MORE...

Steffani Jemison and Samson Young: Decoders-Recorders

De Appel, in its first collaboration with and at Looiersgracht 60, is delighted to announce Decoders-Recorders—a double solo exhibition by New York based Steffani Jemison and Hong Kong based Samson Young. Each artist investigates distinct forms of notation, gesture, and alternative languages to articulate suppressed social histories and contemporary predicaments.... READ MORE...

Ari Benjamin Meyers In Concert

Ari Benjamin Meyers In Concert is his first institutional solo exhibition in Italy. Curated by Valentina Lacinio and Judith Waldmann, the show fills the space of OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni with something that goes beyond music: a variety of social interactions and experiences.... READ MORE...

Sonic Acts Festival 2019: 25 year anniversary edition

Under the heading Hereafter Sonic Acts celebrates its 25 year history in 2019 with a festive anniversary edition, from 21 to 24 February in Amsterdam, taking place from across several spaces, including Paradiso, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, De Brakke Grond, and Arti et Amicitiae. With Hereafter, the festival will use its 25 year history to reflect on the rapid changes in our cultural and artistic relationship with technology, and share the enthusiasm, hope and concern that come with it.... READ MORE...

Club to Club 2018 condicio sine qua non della ricerca musicale e artistica internazionale

Secondo Caterina Tomeo la diciottesima edizione di Club to Club è stata davvero fiammante, con un numero sorprendente di visitatori - quasi 60.000 - provenienti da 42 paesi diversi: il 75% dall’Italia e il 25% dal resto dell’Europa. Il festival torinese - grazie alla guida del suo padre fondatore - ha raggiunto la maturità a livello internazionale, non a caso dedicando questa ultima edizione alla poesia, quella stessa poesia e spiritualità che nel vecchio secolo pittori astratti come Wassilj Kandinskij ricercavano nel linguaggio musicale di compositori quali Arnold Schönberg.... READ MORE...

Samson Young – The highway is like a lion’s mouth

Samson Young’s 2018 solo exhibition at Edouard Malingue Gallery (Shanghai) entitled The highway is like a lion’s mouth follows from the English translation of a slogan that is familiar to Hong Kongers. Young’s academic background in music has led him to incorporate elements of experimental music, sound studies and site-specific performance into his distinctive contemporary art practice.... READ MORE...