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Sound poetry

Sound Art \ Percorsi della Creatività

di Maurizio Chiantone Il libro esamina lo sviluppo della sound art, pratica ormai consolidata e diffusa a partire dagli anni ‘50 intorno alla musica, l’architettura e le pratiche dell’arte mediatica. A differenza di molti studi sull’organizzazione dei suoni nel tempo, nella sound art installazioni e performances hanno una forte correlazione con lo spazio e con il complesso di interventi necessari …

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John Perry Barlow, Internet Pioneer, 1947-2018

With a broken heart I have to announce that EFF’s founder, visionary, and our ongoing inspiration, John Perry Barlow, passed away quietly in his sleep this morning. We will miss Barlow and his wisdom for decades to come, and he will always be an integral part of EFF. It is no exaggeration to say that major parts of the Internet we all know …

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Man Ray, Fernand Leger & Marcel Duchamp, 1923 1929

Dada and Surrealism – two leading art movements in the first decades of the last century – radically revolutionized the way we think about art. Both opened up new opportunities for creative processes: Dadaism by reinterpreting everyday objects, focusing on the role of chance and questioning conventional aesthetic norms; Surrealism by proposing new ways of understanding reality and broadening the …

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Maurizio Chiantone | Skēnè :: InVisible Streams

Skēnè The Poetics of Skēnè – Draft   /  This work is measured with iron, more precisely with non-disposed and rusted pipes, but theses, shiny, vibrant, stacked to structure windmill-like bamboo columns that rigid tools defined for drawing a useful volume. Building builder slaves will now become protagonists by becoming architecture themselves that is well placed in post-modern and new …

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Pauline Oliveros | A Love Song

This year continues a stunning series of losses of some of the most important pioneers in electronic music. But of all those, Pauline Oliveros is without peer – an innovator in the art of listening itself. And we’ve learned she’s died at the age of 84. No one else in music has a resume like hers. She was capable of …

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Harry Partch | The Dreamer That Remains

Harry Partch (1901-1974) was an American composer, philosopher, inventor, instrument builder, and much more. Partch was born in Oakland, California, on June 24, 1901, and spent much of his early years in the American Southwest, where he was exposed to music and sound from a variety of cultures.  He enrolled at the University of Southern California to study composition, but …

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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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Laurie Anderson – Home Of The Brave (1986)

Home of the Brave is a 1986 American concert film directed by and featuring the music of Laurie Anderson. The film’s full on-screen title is Home of the Brave: A Film by Laurie Anderson. The performances were filmed at the Park Theater in Union City, NJ, during the summer of 1985. Good Evening (instrumental) Zero and One (spoken word) Excellent …

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Videodokument o Milanovi Adamčiakovi

Milan Adamčiak (1946) is a Slovak composer, cellist and musicologist; author of acoustic objects, installations and unconventional musical instruments; a performer, visual artist, experimental poet, and mystifier. Biography Born 1946 in Ružomberok. After studying cello at the Music school in Žilina (1962-1968) he continued his music studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Comenius University Bratislava (1968-1973). In 1972-1991 he worked at the Institute of …

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Salvatore Martirano – L’s GA for Gassed-Masked Politico, Helium Bomb and Two Channel Tape

Salvatore Giovanni Martirano, internationally acclaimed American composer, was born on January 12th, 1927 in Yonkers, NY, a son of Alexander and Mary Mazzullo Martirano. He died at the age of 68 on Friday, November 17th, 1995. Professor Martirano studied composition with Herbert Elwell at Oberlin College (1947-51), Bernard Rodgers at The Eastman School of Music (1952), and with Luigi Dallapiccola …

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