martedì , 19 Febbraio 2019

Sound art

Maurizio Chiantone and Rasjid Cesar | Pollution 2016

A performance by: Maurizio Chiantone | Acousmatic Music – Rasjid Cesar | Butoh Dance – Festival EN CHAIR ET EN SON #2 | International meetings butoh dance and acousmatic music – Organised by AEA (Aventures Electro Acoustiques), – Motus compagnie musicale, Le Cube, Centre de création numérique. – Issy les Moulineaux – Paris, from 6th to 8th of october 2016. …

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Max Eastley | Hydrophone String Installation and others

Max Eastley – Hydrophone String Installation + Half Speed Metal Installation + Stone Circle 2 Max Eastley is an internationally recognised artist who combines kinetic sculpture and sound into a unique art form. His sculptures exist on the border between the natural environment and human intervention and use the driving forces of electricity, wind, water and ice. He has exhibited both …

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Maddalena Fagandini | Interval Signal

Maddalena Fagandini,  was one of the more unsung of the pioneering women producers and composers who developed the techniques and sounds of electronic music in the early days of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop. There’s some confusion about the precise dates of her residency in Room 13, the Workshop’s hideaway within the big barn of the Maida Vale studios. This is …

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Leonard Bernstein | The Making of West Side Story

A behind the scenes look into the recording sessions with Kiri Te Kanawa (Maria), José Carreras (Tony), Tatiana Troyanos (Anita) and Kurt Ollmann (Riff), conducted by Leonard Bernstein. 1984 Leonard Bernstein Date of Birth 25 August 1918, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA Date of Death 14 October 1990, New York City, New York, USA  (heart attack) Birth Name Louis Eliezer Bernstein Nickname Lennie Renowned composer (“West Side Story”, “Candide”, …

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Lejaren Hiller | Nightmare Music For Magnetic Tape

LeJaren Hiller Avalanche/ Nightmare Music/ Suite for Two Pianos and Tape/ Computer Music for Tape and Percussion. Lejaren Arthur Hiller (February 23, 1924 in New York City – January 26, 1994 in Buffalo, New York) was an American composer. In 1957 he collaborated with Leonard Issacson on his String Quartet No. 4, Illiac Suite, the first significant use of a computer to compose music. In 1958 Hiller founded the …

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Joe Jones, Smoking | 1966

Fluxus video art “Smoking” by Joe Jones The Fluxus movement of the 1960s brought together a wide range of artists who work in different mediums to create an anti-art aesthetic. This video by Joe Jones entitled “Smoking” from 1966 is 5 minutes and 10 seconds of video showing a puff of smoke that appears stagnant moving slowly through the frame. The …

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Paul Chain “Satan’s Future” Dying Edition | 2016

il responsabile di RMEDL [Radical Matters – Editions/Label], un etichetta discografica / casa edritice indipendente, Sandro Gronchi ci presenta la nuova edizione dell’oggetto sonoro / multiplo, appena pubblicata. L’etichetta è specializzata in edizioni d’arte e da collezione, sound objects e multipli d’arte. Si tratta di un'”edizione morente” basta su un disco in ceramica sette pollici, riproducibile con un qualsiasi giradischi. L’oggetto sonoro in ceramica …

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Max Neuhaus – Sound Art?

From the early 1980s on there have been an increasing number of exhibitions at visual arts institutions that have focused on sound. By 1995 they had become almost an art fad. These exhibitions often include a subset (sometimes even all) of the following: music, kinetic sculpture, instruments activated by the wind or played by the public, conceptual art, sound effects, …

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Jean Tinguely – Tinguely parla di Tinguely

Sono un artista del movimento. Ho cominciato facendo pittura, ma mi sono arenato, ero in un vicolo cieco. La storia dell’arte e la scuola di belle arti mi avevano bloccato, partivo handicappato in pittura, sono rimasto intrappolato dai quadri, quanto potevo fare con i quadri era di aspettare che fossero esauriti e non riuscivo mai a giungere alla fine. Allora …

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James Whitney – Lapis (1966)

(1921-1982) Nationality: american James WHITNEY was born in 1921, in Pasadena, California, and lived all his life in the Los Angeles area. He studied painting, and travelled in England before World War II. James completed seven short films over four decades and collaborated with his brother John for some of his film work. The first of the brothers’ films was …

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