Closing event: Bruno Munari and Experimental Music

Closing event: Bruno Munari and Experimental Music


January 14, 2023, 06:00 PM

Closing event: Bruno Munari and Experimental Music

General Admission Ticket: $15 Customers & Pupils: Totally free

Join us for a speak and musical listening on Saturday, January 14 at 6pm at CIMA.

Alongside with his multifaceted accomplishments in the fields of portray, sculpture, graphic design and children’s literature, Bruno Munari also developed a deep romantic relationship with the globe of experimental audio. In this celebration, songs historian and composer Luciano Chessa will manual us via the listening and knowledge of the strategies in which Munari’s do the job intersected with the tunes of Luciano Berio, John Cage, Toru Takemitsu and Alexander Scriabin.

Luciano Chessa is a composer, conductor, general performance artist, pianist, and music historian specializing in 20th-century Italian and 21st-century American repertoire. His compositions contain the experimental opera Cena oltranzista nel castelletto al lago—a do the job of around 55 hrs of fasting that was fully dwell-streamed—and A Heavenly Act, an opera commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern day Art, with original video by Kalup Linzy. In New York by yourself, Chessa has been commissioned a number of situations by the Performa Biennial, and in 2014 he introduced 3 live shows at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum as part of the exhibition Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe. Chessa is the creator of Luigi Russolo Futurist. Sounds, Visual Arts, and the Occult (2012), the initial monograph committed to Russolo and his “Art of Sound.” In 2009, his Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners (OFNI) was hailed by the New York Moments as one of the very best occasions in the arts it proceeds to tour internationally.

The Sonus faber Il Cremonese speakers will supply a fantastic listening expertise of the get the job done of these experimental songs composers. Many thanks to our buddies at Sonus faber for sponsoring the Munari exhibition and supporting us in this closing celebration.

Public Programming at CIMA is designed achievable with the generous assist of Tiro a Segno Foundation.