Leandro Pisano

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May
2017

Curating "Otros sonidos, otros paisajes" sound art exhibition and Liminaria 2017

I will be curating - together with Antonio Arévalo - a sound art exhibition entitled "Otros sonidos, otros paisajes", the first exhibition ever in Europe on Chilean (and South-American) sound art in Europe that will take place at MACRO in Rome from 5th to 11th of June. Therefore, I will be curating for the fourth time Liminaria (this year together with Beatrice Ferrara), taking place in the rural area of Fortore/Sannio beneventano in three different slots: from 18th to 23rd of June (artist in residency: Philip Samartzis [Australia]), from 8th to 13th of July (artists in residency: Sandra Ulloa and Nataniel Alvarez [Chile], Helene Førde and Gunhild Mathea Olaussen [Norway]) and from 4th to 9th of September (artists in residency Trond Lossius and Jeremy Welsh [Norway], Sara Lenzi [Italy]).

December
2016

Curating "A Constellation of Moments" sound art exhibition and publishing a new book

I will be curating - together with Carla Capodimonti - a sound art exhibition entitled "A Constellation of Moments", focused on a series of sound art practices developed by some artists in the geographical context of Abruzzo region, Italy, during the last two decades. It will exhibit works by Fabio Perletta, Marco Marzuoli, Andrea Gabriele, Giustino Di Gregorio, Tu M’, including performances by Vincenzo Core, Gaetano Cappella e Lorenzo Balloni. Between late February and early March, my new book "Nuove geografie del suono. Spazi e territori nell’epoca postdigitale" will be published by Meltemi, Milan. It draws both on some perspectives and themes developed during the PhD I’ve attended at Università di Napoli "L’Orientale" and my curatorial experience in the framework of Interferenze new arts festival and its spin-off projects.

July
2016

Liminaria 2016 - rural futurism and lecture in Norway

This summer I will be curating the third edition of Liminaria, a project taking place from 16th to 23rd of June in the rural area of Fortore region, South Italy. Liminaria will host a residency programme with the sound artists Nandy Cabrera (Uruguay), Fernando Godoy (Chile), Miguel Isaza (Colombia), Maurizio Chiantone (Italy) and David Velez (Colombia). After that, I will be visiting Norway in late October, giving a lecture at BEK - Bergen Center for Electronic Arts on 1st of(...)+
March
2015

Research trip and talks in Latin America

In the framework of the PhD in Cultural and Postcolonial studies I am attending at University of Naples "L’Orientale", I will be visiting Latin America in March for having a research trip and giving a series of presentations, talks and seminars in Argentina, Chile, Peru and Uruguay. On 5th I will speak in Buenos Aires (UNTREF/CeiArtE), on 12th and 13th in Valparaíso (Tsonami Arte Sonoro, Universidad de Valparaíso), on 16th in Cuzco (UNESCO/Crespial), on 18th in Lima (USMP, PUCP), on 20th in Montevideo(...)+
June
2014

Summer 2014 schedule: Liminaria and various talks

This summer I will be curating Liminaria 2014, a project taking place in the rural area of Fortore region, South Italy, between 17th and 22nd of June. Liminaria will host a residency programme with the sound artists Tessa Elieff and France Jobin. After that, I will join some talks in local events focused on social innovation and rurality in Campania region and finally I will have a talk at Flussi festival in Avellino on 30th of August.
June
2013

Curatorial activities in 2013: Suonabene, Calitri Temporary Orchestra, Barsento Mediascape

I can finally announce dates and details regarding the projects I am going to curate this summer: the final result of Suonabene, a project exploring the soundscape of Benevento, will be presented at the beginning of June at De La Salle school of Benevento; then I will move to Puglia region from 17th to 22nd of June for curating Barsento Mediascape, a residency project with AGF, Taylor Deupree, @c and Enrico Ascoli; I will finally present Calitri Temporary Orchestra project with Yasuhiro Morinaga and Calitri Wind Band on 5th of July with a live performance that will take place at Castle(...)+
December
2011

Winter schedule: Seoul and Hong Kong

I’m leaving Italy in early January for a brief visit to South Korea and Hong Kong. I’ll be giving two lectures in Seoul, one on the 4th of January at Nam June Paik Art Center 2 (starting time: 3pm; address: 10 Paiknamjune-ro, Sanggal-dong, Giheung-gu, yongin-si, Gyeonggi-do), the other one on the 5th at the Art Center Nabi (starting time: 4 pm; address: 4th floor, 99 Seorin-dong, Jongro-gu). I will be in Hong Kong on the 7th of January for the MaD - Make a Difference event in West Kowloon, where i will be discussing with Yang Yeung, executive director of Soundpocket, about "The idea of(...)+
March
2011

Heading off to the USA for a conference in Arlington, Virginia

I will open my 2011 conference schedule giving a lecture at Dome Theater of Artisphere in Arlington, Virginia (Tuesday 21st of April, at 7 pm). The title of my intervention is “The food side of sound aesthetics” and the lecture will be introduced by Ryan Holladay, the new media director of Artisphere.
May
2010

Interferenze festival in Tokyo

Interferenze festival in Tokyo
The new arts festival Interferenze will have a Tokyo-based session curated by Yukiko Shikata that will take place at Vacant Gallery in Shibuya on June 26th and 27th. During the event, I will be involved with a lecture and a talk. All details of Interferenze Seeds Tokyo 2010 are available on the website.
August
2009

Flussi 2009

Flussi 2009
The last lecture of this summer will be given during the first edition of "Flussi" festival, and will be entitled: "Ecomedia, soundscape of digital universe" festival Flussi - digital transitions 
Theater Carlo Gesualdo, Avellino, South of Italy
 Saturday 29th of August, h 18:30
May
2009

Green Platform - Arte Ecologia Sostenibilità

Green Platform - Arte Ecologia Sostenibilità
“Naturalis electronica: soundscape, mediascape“
as a part of “Green Platform - Arte Ecologia Sostenibilità“ exhibition/event 
CCCS - Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina
 Palazzo Strozzi, Firenze, 
 Tuesday 16th of June, ore 18:00
 http://www.strozzina.org/greenplatform/i_programma.php#lecture
June
2007

Offload 2007, I ed.

Offload 2007, I ed.
I will be participate in the seminar session entitled "Ground control: playing the terrain, creating the network", during the first edition of Offload Festival in Bristol, that will take place from 13rd to 16th of September. Our presentation at Dott07 festival in Newcastle, UK, will take place during "Explorers Club" event, on Thursday 12nd of July from 6 to 9 pm and that will be entitled "New Forms for Communicating Rural Territories ".
September
2015

October 2015: Colombia, residency in Portugal, Interferenze at MAXXI

In the framework of the PhD in Cultural and Postcolonial studies I am attending at University of Naples "L’Orientale", I will be visiting Colombia in October for having a research trip and giving a series of presentations, talks and lectures in three different cities. On 9th I will speak in Bogotá (Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano), on 12th (Universidad de Antioquia) and 14th in Medellín (MAMM - Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellín) and finally on 15th I will be giving a lecture in Chía (Universidad de La Sabana). Then, I will be taking part in the "Playing the Rural Lanscape" sound art residency,(...)+
February
2015

Curating the art residency programme of Strade di Vini

While defining all details for the second edition of Liminaria, taking place on next June in the rural region of Fortore, my schedule at the beginning of 2015 provides for a curatorship of an art residency during the Strade di Vini project in the little village of Castelvenere, in the Sannio region, South Italy, that will be held from 16 to 21 of March. The invited artists are Kultivator (Sweden) and Bianco-Valente (Italy).
March
2014

Visiting Brazil for rural.scapes project

I will be visiting Brazil between the end of March and early April for joining, as a member of the jury, the rural.scapes - laboratório em residência project. This residency laboratory focused on art, rurality and local community will take place in São José do Barreiro area, on the border among São Paulo, Rio and Minas Gerais regions. I will also have a short visit in São Paulo, for giving a talk at MIS - Museu da Imagem e do Som on 28th of March (4 pm,(...)+
June
2012

Summer curatorial activities: Trentino, FARM/Interferenze, Campi Flegrei

I will be involved in three curatorial projects starting from the end of June: the first one, entitled "Suoni dal terzo paesaggio", is a residency with Korean sound artist Jiyeon Kim that will take in Trentino region during Portobeseno festival; then I will direct the sixth edition of FARM/Interferenze festival in Tufo, Irpinia from 1st to 8th of July; finally I will curate the first part of a residency project with Italian electronic musician Emanuele Errante in the wonderful archaeological and naturalistic area of Phlaegrean fields close to Naples, Italy (from 8th to 13th of(...)+
August
2011

Off to Istanbul for ISEA2011

Once again this year, I will be presenting a paper at ISEA, whose title is “The food sound of sound aesthetics”. My presentation will take place in Istanbul at Sabanci Center - Levent, on Sunday 18th of September, h 17, during a paper session entitled “Media and contemporary practices of sound art II” that I will be chairing, too.
August
2010

After Tokyo, heading to Germany for ISEA2010 Ruhr

The last conference scheduled in my summer programme is going to take place at ISEA2010 Ruhr in Dortmund, Volkshochschule on Tuesday 24th of August (start 13:40h). The topic will be "Exploring rural territory as a (new) medium". The session will be moderated by Lanfranco Aceti.
May
2010

Sentieri Barocchi 2010

Sentieri Barocchi 2010
I will be the curator of a sound performance programme, connecting baroque culture with electronic art, as part of "Sentieri Barocchi" event, organized by EPT Avellino. The artists I’ve invited to perform are: Hildur Guðnadóttir + Adam Wiltzie, Philip Jeck, Biosphere feat. Poppea dance performance (Ingun Bjornsgaard Prosjekt). The event will take place on 18th of June in the Longobard Castle of Sant’Angelo dei Lombardi - Irpinia, South of Italy.
May
2009

NODE 9 festival

NODE 9 festival
I will have three lectures during the next month, with the following time planning: "Sound, nature, new media aesthetics" 
NODE 9 festival
Biblioteca Civica Antonio Delfini, Modena 
Saturday 6th of June, h 18:30 _
 Program
June
2008

New articles/brief

New articles/brief
Two articles/brief essays were just published by CLUEB-collana Mediaversi and by GAL CILSI, contained in the books "Struttura organica. Il vivente nel mare digitale" and "Esperienze di sviluppo locale, Alta Irpinia, Terminio-Cervialto, Ufita". The titles of my works are "The ICT perspective for post-modernist nature" (ITA/ENG) and "Mediaterrae Vol.1: il territorio rurale come (nuovo) medium" ("Mediaterrae Vol.1: the rural territory as a (new) medium") (only(...)+
June
2015

Summer 2015 schedule: Liminaria and Sweden

This summer I will be curating the second edition of Liminaria, a project taking place from 1st to 6th of June in the rural area of Fortore region, South Italy. Liminaria will host a residency programme with the sound artists Angus Carlyle, Enrico Coniglio, Alejandro Cornejo Montibeller, Hong-Kai Wang and the video artist Chiara Caterina. After that, I will join the first Symposium on Self Organization in Art - Riksutställningar that will take place in Gnesta, Sweden on 13th and 14th of(...)+
November
2014

Off to Milan for Radiofonica

From 6th to 8th of November, I will be off to Milan for Radiofonica, an event on radio art featuring artists, curators and producers active in the field of radio. Radiofonica is a three-day meeting with talks and performances curated by Anna Raimondo and Alessandro Bosetti. I will be presenting there my ongoing research on the Third Soundscape, into a framework of discussion with some of the most relevant specialists on radio and sound art based in Italy and Europe. Radiofonica will take place in the Spazio O’ of via Pastrengo and will be broadcasted by Radio(...)+
November
2013

Winter 2013 schedule: visiting Portugal

I’m leaving Italy in early December for a brief visit to Portugal, where I will visit University of Porto, having a lecture at Faculty of Fine Arts on Thursday 5th (6 pm, Aula Magna). Then heading off to Lisbon for a lecture + workshop session at local University, Faculty of Fine Arts on 8th (3pm, Auditorium Lagoa Henriques), speaking to students of Communication Design and New Media Master course.
May
2012

Spring/summer schedule: Finland and Iceland

I will coming up north in May and June for giving a couple of presentations and a lecture. Will be joining "Wind as context - Wilderness art conference" in Hailuoto, Finland, having two presentations on 25th of May (11 am @ Marjaniemi and 8:30 pm @ Cafè Bar Haiku). I will also visit Iceland, giving a lecture at Reykjavík Art museum, Hafnarhusid on June 23rd (starting time: 12:00).
May
2011

Spring/summer schedule: Venice and Belgrade

I will be involved in two curatorial projects: the first one, entitled “Suoni dal confine” (selected artists: Enrico Coniglio and Yasuhiro Morinaga) will be presented at Spazio Thetis in Venice on the 20th of May; the second one, entitled “The Third Soundscape” is a residency project that will take place in different location of the Irpinia rural region between June and November of this year. Moreover, I will give a presentation at Salon of Museum of Contemporary Arts in Belgrade, during the first edition of Transitory Network Forum, that is scheduled for the 22th of July, from 6(...)+
July
2010

Interferenze 2010: Rurality 2.0

After a three year pause, Interferenze new arts festival is back on track. I will continue to take care of artistic direction of the event, as in the previous editions. Interferenze festival will take place in the rural area of Bisaccia, Irpinia (South of Italy) from 23rd to 25th of July. Further info on: www.interferenze.org
December
2009

Workshop MAIO

Workshop MAIO
I will participate in a workshop organized by MAIO association, entitled: "New media art as a territory development technology: planning experiences through electronic arts" 
Church of Carmine, Avellino, South of Italy
 Tuesday 22nd of December, h 18 
 http://www.maioproject.org/IT/workshop.php
May
2009

Multimodal Design - Laboratorio di comunicazione visiva

"The rural territory as a new medium" 
as part of “Multimodal Design - Laboratorio di comunicazione visiva“ student laboratory
 Università degli Studi di Salerno, Fisciano (SA)
 Wednesday 10th of June, h 14:00
August
2007

Struttura Festival

I will be moderator in the panel "Morphogenetics: processi e dinamiche estetiche del codice generativo" ("Morphogenetics: process and aesthetic dynamics of generative code") during the 2007 edition of Struttura festival, that will take place at Torre di San Vincenzo (Livorno) from 7th to 9th of September. The panel will be given on Saturday the 8th at 9:30 pm.