ALESSANDRA ERAMO b. 1982 Taranto, South Italy. Lives and works in Berlin.



E D U C A T I O N


  • Masters degree in Performance Studies - Ca' Foscari State University of Venice (IT) - Philosophy and Science Theory (2005—2006)
  • Bachelor of Arts (summa cum laude) in Intermedial Arts - Academy of Fine Arts and Design Stuttgart (DE), Brera Academy of Fine Arts Milan (IT) (2000—2005)
  • Private studies of Classical Singing, Piano, Music Theory - Stuttgart, Milan, Taranto (1991—2006)

G R A N T S / A W A R D S


  • Goethe Institute Thessaloniki Creative Residency for the 6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Arts (2017)
  • Senat Berlin Project Space Award - Errant Sound artists group (2016)
  • Goethe Institute Munich Sound Art Residency at Tsonami Festival Valparaíso (CL) (2016)
  • Italian Culture Institute Stockholm Composer in Residency at Elektronmusic Studion Stockholm (SE) (2016)
  • IfA (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) Production for the Sound Art Exhibition Correnti Seduttive (2013—2014)
  • Goethe Institut Napoli Creative Residency for the Sound Art Exhibition Correnti Seduttive (2013—2014)
  • Berlin Senate - Cultural Affairs Departement International Cultural Exchange Programm for the Sound Art Exhibition Correnti Seduttive (2013—2014)
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura Stuttgart / Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs 54th Venice Biennale, Padiglione Italia nel Mondo (2011)
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura Stuttgart (DE) Production for the S.Block Festival Stuttgart (2009)
  • Goethe Institut Palermo Travel Grant for the music series Max. Experimentell Ludwigsburg/Stuttgart (2008)
  • Flimmernacht Super8 and Sound Festival, Offenburg (DE) Award for the best soundtrack (2005)
  • International Program Erasmus Scholarship, State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart (DE) (2003/2004)

R E S I D E N C I E S


  • CONA Institute for contemporary arts processing Ljubljana (Greece) (2017)
  • 6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Arts (Greece) (2017)
  • Tsonami Arte Sonoro Residencias Valparaíso (Cile) (2016)
  • Elektronmusikstudion Stockholm (Sweden) (2016)
  • Correnti Seduttive, Municipal Gallery - Castello Aragonese Taranto (Italy) (2013)
  • Hotel Pupik, Schrattenberg (Austria) (2013)
  • Wortwedding. Center for Interdisciplinary and Interactive Poetry Berlin (2013)
  • Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center New York (USA) (2012)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy NY (USA) - at EMPAC Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (2012)
  • Headlands Center for the Arts San Francisco (USA) Nominated Artist in Residence (2011-2012)
  • Ex-Siri - Centro per le Arti Opificio Siri Terni (Italy) Indisciplinarte, Comune di Terni (2007)

S E L E C T E D  P E R F O R M A N C E S / E X H I B I T I O N S / R A D I O


2 O 1 7
  • 6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Arts - Mount Athos Center (EL) "Migratory Echoes" installation/performance (main exhibition)
  • Tempo Reale Festival Firenze - Limonaia di Villa Strozzi (IT) sound performance with Tomomi Adachi
  • Edith Russ Haus für Medienkunst Oldenburg (DE) voice performance for "Impossible Opera" by Zorka Wollny
  • note.word.act - Theaterhaus Jena (DE) sound performance - curated by Kunsthof Jena, Experimentelle Bühne für Musik, Literatur und Performance
  • Corner College Zürich (CH) voice performance "Appunti del Passaggio" with Maria Iorio and Raphaël Cuomo - curated by Gioia Dal Molin/Les Foyer
  • Radial System Berlin - Heroines of Sound Festival (DE) SUED sound performance
  • St. Elisabeth Kirche Berlin (DE) voice performance for "Werk für Orchester 3" by Andreas Paolo Perger
  • Picktune "Masters (at) Work" (DE) radio broadcast (60 min) - curated by Quiet Elegance
  • Spektrum Berlin - in frame of CTM Festival (DE) sound performance
  • Kino Šiska Ljubljana/ARS National Radio Slovenia (SL) solo performance/duo with Jaka Berger/Irena Tomazin - curated by CONA Institute for contemporary arts processing
  • ACUD Berlin (DE) Just Words (redux) voice for the audiovisual performance by Marcus Bastos - curated by Fluctuating Images
  • Errant Sound Berlin (DE) "In The Sound Field - perspectives on field recordings" Group Exhibition by Alessandra Eramo, Ines Lechleitner, Mario Asef
2 O 1 6
  • Tsonami Sound Art Festival - Teatro Parque Cultural Valparaíso (CL) sound performance
  • Villa Renata Basel (CH) voice for the installation work "Das Rhein Rauschen" by Ines Lechleitner
  • "Suono Prossimo" Chiostro di Sant'Agostino, Pietrasanta (IT) sound performance
  • Berlin Art Week, Errant Sound Berlin (DE) "Orakel der Namen" performance with Ines Lechleitner - Group Exhibition "Sound Matters (or: What to do with the money?)"
  • Audiorama Stockholm (SE) sound performance/acousmatic presentation
  • Museo Reina Sofia - Radio Podcast Madrid (ES) voice for "The Voice Agent" by Brandon LaBelle, with Alessandra Eramo, Almut Kühne, Mat Pogo
  • NGBK Berlin (DE) "Open Practice as Performance" sound performance - curated by Noha Ramadan
  • Iklectik London (UK) sound performance - curated by Musica Dispersa
  • ArtQ13 Rome (IT) "Migratory Echoes" performance/installation - "Home-Less" Group Exhibition by Alessandra Eramo, Delphine Reist, Laurent Faulon, Parasite 2.0, Stefano Canto
  • Salão Brazil Coimbra (PT) sound performance - curated by Serviço Educativo JACC
  • A Memória Inconsciente das Formas Transfiguradas Porto (PT) sound performance - curated by Andrómeda Agenciamento & Produção
  • Spektrum Berlin (DE) sound performance with Marta Zapparoli
  • Ausland Berlin (DE) "Dime niña donde vienes" sound performance
2 O 1 5
  • Pact Zollverein Essen (DE) - "Atelier" Experimental Platform for the Arts sound performance
  • Flussi Media Arts Festival Avellino (IT) sound performance
  • Fondazione Querini Stampalia - 56th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale (IT) "Logica del passaggio" voice performance for the video work by Maria Iorio & Raphaël Cuomo
  • Soundscapes & Sound Identities International Symposium - Castel Beseno, Besenello Trento (IT) "Taranto Soundscape" listening station
  • Zaratan Arte Contemporânea Lisbon (PT) "Innuncamais" audiovisual installation
  • Sonoscopia Porto (PT) sound performance
  • The Voice Observatory - Errant Bodies Berlin (DE) "Penna Writing Test" Exhibition of found or stole drawings and performance - with Tomomi Adachi
  • Neue Musik in St. Ruprecht Vienna (AT) "Roars Bangs Booms - 7 Variations for voice and onomatopoeia"
  • Školská 28 Prague (CZ) "Roars Bangs Booms - 7 Variations for voice and onomatopoeia"
  • Geh8 Dresden (DE()/span> "Roars Bangs Booms - 7 Variations for voice and onomatopoeia"
  • NK Berlin (DE) sound performance with Marta Zapparoli
  • UNDÆ! Radio Madrid (ES) Radio Show n.75 with works by Alessandra Eramo, Josh Goldman, Edgard Varèse
  • SubCult - Cultural Broadcasting Archive (DE) Radio Show "Klänge jenseits des Hauptstroms #86" curated by Prof. Dr. Holger Lund
  • Loopsider Berlin (DE) sound performance
2 O 1 4
  • Museum FLUXUS+ Potsdam (DE) - Flumen Sound "Roars Bangs Booms - 7 Variations for voice and onomatopoeia" sound performance
  • Correnti Seduttive - Sound Art Exhibition, Palazzo Galeota Taranto (IT) "Se Dio Vuole" sound installation
  • Deutschlandradio Kultur radio feature about the exhibition "Correnti Seduttive" Taranto
  • Reflektor 3 - Interplay of sound art and performance, WestGermany Berlin (DE) sound performance
  • Errant Bodies Berlin (DE) "Roars Bangs Booms - 7 Variations for voice and onomatopoeia" sound performance and exhibition of drawings
  • MuseRuole Festival - Women in Experimental Music, Innsbruck (AT) "Roars Bangs Booms - 7 Variations for voice and onomatopoeia" performance with Monica Gentile
  • Ausland Berlin (DE) sound performance
  • Studio Acht, Sacred Realism Berlin (DE) "MotherTongue" sound performance with David Grollman
  • Lokal-Int. Raum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Biel/Bienne (CH) Headphones Concert
  • Plattfon Basel (CH) sound performance
  • Auxxx Lichtblick Kino Berlin (DE) sound performance
  • Ackerstadt Palast Berlin (DE) "Death will come and will have your eyes" sound performance with Jassem Hindi and Alessio Castellacci
  • Torna Istanbul (TR) listening station, exhibition "Mood Board (Ambigu sous terre)" with Laurianne Bixhain
2 O 1 3
  • Interpenetration Festival - Graz (AT) sound performance
  • New Adits. Festival für gegenwärtige Musik - RAJ Klagenfurt (AT) sound performance
  • Turn the Corner! Series - Porgy & Bess Wien (AT) sound performance with Ingrid Schmoliner
  • Ö1 Jazznacht - ORF Austria "Focus: Women in Contemporary Music" (AT) "Le sirenette poterono vedere molta acqua, ma non videro il cielo" Composition
  • Altes Finanzamt Berlin (DE) "Voice_Voice_Voice_Voice" sound performance with Tomomi Adachi, Gabriel Dharmoo and Valeri Scherstjanoi
  • Hotel Pupik Steiermark Austria (AT) "Zophie's Broken Puppets"" sound installation with Ingrid Schmoliner
  • St. Johannes-Evangelist-Church Berlin (DE)"Work for Orchestra #1" by Andreas Paolo Perger, with Hilary Jeffery, Tobias Delius, Sabine Vogel, Roy Carrol, Klaus Janek, Elena Kakaliagou a.o.
  • General Public Berlin (DE) "Extended Voice & Gestures" sound performance and exhibition of drawings with Tomomi Adachi
  • Echoraum Vienna - Corvo Records Label Night (AT) sound performance
  • Galerie Haus am Lützowplatz Berlin (DE) "We're Drinking the Nightmare of Light" sound performance
  • Wortwedding Berlin (DE) "Poetry, Sound, Voice, Object: A journey through our daily rituals" performance and video installation with SJ Fowler
2 O 1 2
  • Liverpool Biennial - EVP Think Tank (UK) "Lauter Spannung" multi channel audiovisual installation
  • Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center New York (USA) "Lauter Spannung" multi channel audiovisual installation
  • Electronic Voice Phenomena - FEED Berlin (DE) "Lauter Spannung" multi channel audiovisual installation
  • Roulette New York (USA) sound performance
  • La Elastica Montreal (CA) sound performance with Solomiya Moroz
  • Quiet Cue Berlin (DE) sound performance
  • Histoire Imaginaire Festival, Theaterforum Kreuzberg Berlin (DE) "Barbablù" sound performance
  • Friedenskirche Berlin (DE) sound performance with Seiji Morimoto
  • Zoo #2 - Marquee Berlin (DE) sound performance
  • General Public Berlin (DE) "Poetophonie" sound-poetry performance, video screening, talk
  • Lyd+Litteratur Festival Aarhus/Copenhagen (DK) "Poetophonie" sound performance and video screening
2 O 1 1
  • 54th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia (IT) - Italian Pavilion in the World "Poetophonie"
  • Sonic Circuits Festival Washington DC (USA) "Poetophonie" sound performance
  • Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center New York (USA) "Poetophonie" sound performance
  • Music and Audio Research Laboratory, New York University, NYC (USA) "Poetophonie" video screening
  • Wired Kingdom Exhibit - The Arts Center Troy, New York (USA) "All The Words I Always Wanted To Tell You" sound installation
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, New York (USA) sound performance with Doug Van Nort and Pauline Oliveros
  • Geiger Søndagscafe Copenhagen (DK) "Poetophonie" sound performance
  • Hörbar Hamburg (DE) "Poetophonie" sound performance
  • Staalplaat Berlin (DE) sound performance with Marta Zapparoli
  • Emitter Micro Festival Berlin (DE) sound performance
2 O 1 O — 2 O O 7
  • Show #291 - Radia FM Network "Heimkehr" composition with Rinus van Alebeek
  • Fitz Figuren Theater Stuttgart (DE) "Zwiegestalten" composition & live performance for dance-theatre piéce by Ulrike Kley
  • Ausland Berlin (DE) sound performance with David Fenech, Liz Allbee, Gino Robair, Wendelin Büchler
  • Tresor. Space for Ephemeral Art Stuttgart (DE) "Come ho imparato a volare" sound performance and installation
  • S'Block Festival Stuttgart (DE) "Beats Moar Bambus" audiovisual performance
  • Wizytujaca Gallery Warsaw (PL) sound performance
  • Stimultania Art Space Strasbourg (FR) sound performance
  • Temescal Art Center Oakland, CA (USA) sound performance with Moe! Staiano, Jon Raskin, Gino Robair, Liz Allbee, Phillip Greenlief, Tim Perkis, Kyle Bruckman, Wendelin Büchler
  • 21 Grand Oakland, CA (USA) sound performance
  • Plattform für aktuelle Musik Festival - Theater Rampe Stuttgart (DE) sound performance
  • Ex-Siri - Centro per le Arti Opificio Siri Terni (IT)/span> "Connexions" sound performance and installation
  • Fluctuating Images. Media Art Gallery Stuttgart (DE) sound performance with Fried Dähn, Thomas Maos, Anja Füsti, Oliver Prechtl, Ulrike Helmholz a.o.

R E L E A S E S


  • Se Dio Vuole - Alessandra Eramo in conversation with Tobias Fischer Catalogue (2015)
  • That's What We Become Online Release on Desetxea, curated by Mattin (2015)
  • Roars Bangs Booms - Corvo Records Berlin Solo 7" (2014)
  • Voix Brutes Vol.1 - Audition Records "Heute bin ich Asche", Online Compilation (2014)
  • "36 aus 430 von 30" - Rumpsti Pumsti Berlin "Major Tom", Tape Compilation (2013)
  • Come ho imparato a volare - Corvo Records Berlin Solo LP (2011)
  • PopeWaffen - Corvo Records Berlin LP with David Fenech, Gino Robair, Wendelin Büchler, Argo Ulva (2010)

C U R A T O R S H I P / G R O U P S


  • Errant Bodies Sound Art Space Berlin Member with Brandon LaBelle, Georg Klein, Kirsten Reese, Antje Vowinckel, Peter Cusack, Ines Lechleitner, Alex Arteaga a.o. (since 2015)
  • Corvo Records - vinyl & sound art production Berlin Founder with Wendelin Büchler (2010)
  • Correnti Seduttive - residency and sound art exhibition Taranto, Italy Curator/Artist with Wendelin Büchler, Peter Cusack, Georg Klein and Steffi Weismann (2013-2014)
  • Plattform für aktuelle Musik Stuttgart Founder with Anja Füsti, Oliver Prechtl, Mark Lorenz Kysela a.o. (2007)

S E L E C T E D  A R T I S T  T A L K S / T E A C H I N G


  • Heroines of Sound Festival Berlin (DE) Panel "Embodiment in electronic music" Key-note speacker: Jin Hyun Kim (Humboldt Universität Berlin) - curated by Sabine Sanio (2017)
  • Italian Culture Institute Stockholm (SE) "Voice. And Beyond" artist talk (2016)
  • Vox Media - Materialities of Literature University of Coimbra (PT) "Voice. And Beyond" artist talk - curated by Tiago Schwäbl (2016)
  • Galerie Wedding Berlin (DE)- POW (Post-Otherness-Wedding) Artist talk/Presentation, curated by Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung and Solvej Helweg Ovesen (2015)
  • California Institute of the Arts - The Herb Alpert School of Music - Los Angeles (USA) "VoiceArts Forum" Artist Talk/Presentation, curated by Carmina Escobar (2014)
  • Technical University Istanbul (TR)- MIAM Center for Advanced Studies in Music "Composers Forum" Artist Talk about "Correnti Seduttive" Taranto, curated by Reuben De Lautour (2014)
  • FASE Sound Art Festival Berlin (DE) "Sounding the city: critical approaches to urban soundscapes" Artist Talk about the project "Correnti Seduttive" Taranto (2014)
  • University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Taranto (IT) "Musica Futurista: The Art of Noises. From the Luigi Russolo's manifesto to the industrial soundscapes of today" | Lecture/Performance for the symposium "Risonanze Taranto/Berlin. Quali interazioni, quali conseguenze" (+ Peter Cusack, Angelo Cannata, Silvia Naccarati, Georg Klein, Steffi Weismann, Wendelin Büchler) (2014)
  • SMASH Berlin (DE) - The World is Sound "The Space between Voice and Gesture" | Workshop (2014)
  • NK Berlin (DE) "The Space between Voice and Gesture" | Workshop (2014)
  • University of the Arts Berlin (DE), Faculty of Visual Art Lecture/Performance "Silence. John Cage's Lecture on Nothing" | Seminar "Das Nein und das Nichts", Prof. Dr. Christina Griebel (2013)
  • Academy Schloss Rotenfels (DE) "Bilder einer Ausstellung" | Workshop for talented students of Visual Arts and Music in Baden-Württemberg (2013)
  • New York University - Music and Audio Research Departement - New York (USA) Artist Talk, Prof. Dr. Robert Rowe (2011)