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Square Milano

Concept Lorenzo Bianchi Hoesch

Production IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Ornithology Productions. Le tecnologie web interattive utilizzate in questo progetto sono state sviluppate durante il progetto CoSiMa (Collaborative Situated Media) sostenuto dall’Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR) e coordinato dall’IRCAM-Centre Pompidou

Coproduction FOG Triennale Milano Performing Arts / executive producer: PLATÔ

Duration: 30 minutes

Square Milano is a participatory installation that manipulates its surroundings. The result of a research project developed at IRCAM - Centre Pompidou in Paris, the work guides the audience through an ambiguous soundscape which plays with the simultaneous perception of real and fictitious inputs. The project employs a holophonic system of binaural recordings, which reproduce a realistic three-dimensional acoustic space, alongside domestic technologies such as tablets and smart phones, whose functions are distorted and expanded. This installation by Lorenzo Bianchi Hoesch takes the spectators on a journey of discovery of urban space: the sounds bring back memories of places, which in turn merge with the present. Reality and imagination become two indistinguishable dimensions, creating a paradoxically cinematographic experience. 

Lorenzo Bianchi Hoesch is an Italian composer and performer based in Paris. He writes music for live performances, albums, installations, theatre and dance. He has been commissioned by several international institutions, including Groupe de Recherches Musicales (GRM), the Venice Biennale, Gothenburg Opera House, Ballet National de Marseille, Santarcangelo Festival, Romaeuropa, Aterballetto. He has performed in Europe, Japan, China, Indonesia and USA. Bianchi Hoesch employs experimental processes and collaborates with artists, choreographers and performers. He teaches electroacoustic composition at the university of Franche-Comté and at the Conservatory Montbeliard, France.

Credits

Concept and compositions: Lorenzo Bianchi Hoesch

Research and development: David Poirier-Quinot, Benjamin Matuszewski 

Voice-over: Valentina Picello

Assistant: Victor Audouze

Consulting: Arianna Bianchi

In collaboration with: David Poirier-Quinot, Olivier Warusfel (Espaces acoustiques et cognitifs, Ircam-STMS), Norbert Schnell, Frederic Bevilacqua, Benjamin Matuszewski (Interaction son musique mouvement, Ircam-STMS), scientific consultants IRCAM 

In the context of Artistic Research Residency of IRCAM

Production: IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Ornithology Productions. Le tecnologie web interattive utilizzate in questo progetto sono state sviluppate durante il progetto CoSiMa (Collaborative Situated Media) sostenuto dall’Agence nationale de la recherche (ANR) e coordinato dall’IRCAM-Centre Pompidou

Co-production: FOG Triennale Milano Performing Arts

Executive producer: PLATÔ

With the participation of: Maria Vittoria Capitanucci, Giovanni Muzio, Laura Maeran, Erica Petrillo, Tommaso Tofanetti, Benno Steinegger, Deborah Lopatin, Szuwha Wu, Amir Elsaffar

The performance is part of the program of Milano Art Week

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XIV Triennale di Milano, 1968<br/>Scala elicoidale del Palazzo dell’Arte durante l’occupazione
XIV Triennale di Milano, 1968
Scala elicoidale del Palazzo dell’Arte durante l’occupazione
X Triennale di Milano, 1954<br/>“Vite nel vento”, scultura in legno, Tapio Wirkkala, foto Ancillotti
X Triennale di Milano, 1954
“Vite nel vento”, scultura in legno, Tapio Wirkkala, foto Ancillotti
Costruzione Palazzo dell’Arte, 1932<br/>Giovanni Muzio
Costruzione Palazzo dell’Arte, 1932
Giovanni Muzio
Torre Littoria, 1933<br/>Veduta della Torre Littoria, Gio Ponti e Cesare Chiodi
Torre Littoria, 1933
Veduta della Torre Littoria, Gio Ponti e Cesare Chiodi

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