Nicola Giannini is a Sound Artist and an Electroacoustic Music Composer based in Florence, Italy. He explores subject such as narrative structures, aural features of buildings and he’s interested in sounds that evoke physical materials and that recall organisms and living structures. His practice focuses on acousmatic multi-channel composition and live performance. In July 2017 he has been a guest composer at the EMS in Stockholm. In August 2017 he played at the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium in Canada and in March 2018 at the Leeds College of Music, during the “Sounds Like This Festival”. He will perform in London at the TEDxLondon on April 29th, Florence at Palazzo Strozzi Art Museum on June 7th, in Malmö at Sound Spaces Festival on June 8th and at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival in July 2018. Nicola has a master degree in Electroacoustic Composition with the honourable mention from the Conservatory of Florence. From May 2017 he is part of the artistic research group “La ricerca artistica in musica” (artistic research in music) guided by the composer Tiziano Manca (Orpheus Institute, Belgium), professor Francesco Torrigiani (Conservatory of Florence, Italy) and the professor composer Gabriele Manca (Conservatory of Milan).
- Artistic Residencies
Guest Composer at Elektronmusikstudion EMS in Stockholm – 2017 July 24th to August 3rd. Thanks to the contribution of the Italian Culture Institute in Stockholm.
- Tempo Reale, research and production music center, Florence, Italy 2016 May to September.
- 2016 May – Musicaelettronica.it – Call for DIY sound sources: My piece Inner Out (Intimacy) has been selected for the call for works “self-built Sound sources” by musicaelettronica.it a blog created and managed by Tempo Reale.
- Cathedrals – Pietro Riparbelli – 2016 May: My recordings of the Santa Maria del Fiore church in Florence (Duomo) have been featured in the Cathedrals Project by the philosopher, composer, and sound-multimedia artist Pietro Riparbelli.