Sound

The House of Sounds & Visions

The House of Sounds & Visions - con la direzione artistica di Marta Fantini e Caterina Tomeo , in collaborazione esclusiva con la nota label tedesca Raster (ex raster - noton) - esplora le nuove tendenze della musica e dell’arte audiovisiva... READ MORE...

Exchanges 2018

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...

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...

Discwoman @ Macao

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...

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...