Enrico Malatesta

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Enrico Malatesta is an Italian percussionist, sound researcher and curator active in the field of experimental music, sound intervention and performance; his practice explores the relations between sound, space and body, the vitality of materials and the morphology of surfaces, with particular attention to the percussive acts and the modes of listenings.

Since 2007 Enrico Malatesta has been presenting his works with tours all over Europe, Brazil, South Korea, Japan, UK, North America and Russia, participating in festivals and special events in venues such as Pirelli Hangar Bicocca – Milano, Berghain – Berlin, MAM – Rio de Janeiro.

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ÉLIANE RADIGUE

Incredibly happy to be back on tour with the music of Éliane Radigue and the Occam Océan series; new concerts are scheduled for my solo-percussion piece, Occam XXVI plus a new duo-piece with Julia Eckhardt, Occam River XXV (for percussion and viola) and a new trio-piece with Julia and Carol Robinson.

• October 5, 2021
Occam XXVI + Occam River XXV for percussion and viola
WORLD PREMIÈRE at OUT.FEST - Festival Internacional de Música Exploratória do Barreiro, Lisbon POR

• October 9, 2021
Occam River XXV for percussion and viola at Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik 2021, Bludenz AT

October 16, 2021
Occam XXVI at Ogni Altro SuonoLa musica contemporanea incontra la tradizione popolare, Castrignano de' Greci IT



Aural tools

Happy to announce that two new releases I worked on are now available from Aural Tools.

BILIA
PIETRA DI LANGA w/ a text by anthropology Tim Ingold.

Aural Tools uses small runs of simple objects to document the material and conceptual processes of specific musicians’ sound production practice. It is a series of devices for relating sound to space, the listener and the body in ways unavailable through traditional recorded media such as CDs or LPs. 

Aural Tools was founded by Attila Faravelli, who is also its curato

biennale di venezia – mahalla stories 


...thrilled to be part of a series of events and education programs created in the context of the Uzbekistan Pavilion at the 17th International Architecture Exhibition – La Biennale di Venice, that  will take place from August 24th to 31st at the Uzbekistan Pavilion, Quarta Tesa Arsenale.

Full programme –>  Events – Mahalla Stories

Thanks to Carlos Casas for the invitation.

A detail of a carved surface

i lift
one stone
and i am
thinking

[Robert Lax – new poems, 1962]

Thanks to the permission from the "Robert Lax Literary Trust” I am incredibly happy to announce that I have officially started to work on a new, long-term project, consisting of a series of sound actions / performances revolving around the beauty of Robert Lax's poems.

News, list of partners / supporters and more insights on the project will be shared through my webpage and social networks.

 

Robert's portrait has been taken at Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart, in 1985, by ©Judith Emery.



ELEMENTI 2021

Elementi is a festival dedicated to contemporary music and performing arts whose intent is to present to the public the transversality of contemporary languages in relation to the emotional power of symbolic and uncontaminated landscapes of the Romagna region. The project is curated by MAGMA and MU in collaboration with the Municipality of Cervia.

Line up of artists Includes Clara de Asís, Gigi Masin, France Jobin, Francesco Guerri, Sandro Mussida, Cristina Kristal Rizzo and Riccardo La Foresta

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Saline di Cervia ph©Chiara Pavolucci

 

peter ablinger 
Weiss / Weisslich 31b, drum-set, rain

Installation piece will be presented in late summer 2021. More information soon.

 

Peter's portrait ©Siegrid Ablinger

September 26, 2021

boga 
performance w/ Cristina Rizzo

Danae Festival

Milano IT 

October 5, 2021

Éliane Radigue
OCCAM XXVI + Occam RIVER XXV

OUT.FEST 

Lisbon PT

October 7–11, 2021

Éliane Radigue
Occam RIVER XXV

BTZM Festival

Bludenz AT

October 16, 2021 tbc

ÉLIANE RADIGUE
OCCAM OCEAN – OCCAM XXVI

Ogni Altro Suono Festival

Castrignano de' Greci IT

November 16,7, 2021 tbc

MARKHOR
PERFORMANCE w/ CRISTINA RIZZO

Teatro Nazionale della Toscana

Scandicci IT

November 18, 2021 tbc

ÉLIANE RADIGUE
OCCAM OCEAN – OCCAM XXVI

Rassegna di Nuova Musica

Macerata IT

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