installations

Fan Club - Microdrama for Objects

Matteo Marangoni

Installation – 2010

8 minifans form a chorus that articulates the acrobatics of a balloon in the airspace above them. The balloon appears to behave autonomously, but is no more than a puppet controlled by the fans.

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Breathless

Leonardo Betti, SndSucker

immersive A/V installation, 2009

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4X4 Select Unit Vrr-t-t-t

Lenardo Betti, SndSucker,

interactive sound installation, 2009

While visiting Italy in the nineteen twenties A. Sohn-Rethel speculated that, for the inhabitants of the place in which he was staying, the essence of technology was in its breaking-down. According to this vision technical devices actually start to work only when they break; by finding a new use for damaged devices, technology turns from a source of alienation into a vehicle of renewed child-like invention.

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Silent Nicht

Matteo Marangoni,

sound, 2009

By investigating the night soundscape this project provides an auditory representation of the social enviroment surrounding night clubs, pubs and open-air spaces in the city of Florence, takling issues of local and global identity, noise pollution and surveillance. Between February and March 2009 field recordings were made in public places during the hours subject to municipal regulations limiting noise and alcohol sale. From the resulting archive a selection of sounds from twenty different bars, pubs, clubs, streets and squares was presented in the form of a sonic map documenting words and actions of unaware citizens and visitors alike.

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for headphone listening

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Radio Box

SndSucker, Eusebio Porno

interactive sound installation, 2008

Radio Box is an interactive sound installation based on radio broadcast, considered from a social and historical point of view as a repository of collective sonic memories.  The interface is a radio receiver retrofitted with an Arduino board. The composition is generated by a software drawing on an archive of recordings of radio programmes.  The installation offers a jurney into radio sound, reconsidering the role of old techology and questioning common assumptions regarding the boundaries of music and information, technology and art.


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San Lorenzo, a neighborhood on the move

sorsola08.jpgas part of  the cultural event “Il Genio Fiorentino”, from May 20-31 the Fondazione Studio Marangoni presented at Palazzo Medici Riccardi, in the hall of the Madonna by Filippo Lippi, an A / V installation curated by Jacopo Mariani and Matteo Marangoni, produced in collaboration with Budhaditya, showing photographs by:

Massimo Agus, Simone Bacci, Valery Baldereschi, Silvia Sofia Barrios, Monica Benedettini Manuel Costantini, Alessio Del Lama, Federica Di Giovanni, Gropcaj Kreshnik, Francesca Lenzi, Irene Lombardi, Gabriele Lungarella, Andrea Lucherini, Gianluca Maver, Sara Messina , Viola Pinzi, Marta Primavera, Anatol Rotman, Catia Siligardi, George Tatge, Melanie Tralongo, Tatiana Uzlova, Danilo Zappulla

listen to the audio track by Budhaditya and Sndsucker:

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Suoni d’Artificio

Artificial Moon al CCCS

Sound installation by Alessandro Anatrini, Matteo Marangoni, Emanuela Martignetti, conceived for the opening of the exibition Cina Cina Cina!!! at the Center for Contemporary Culture Strozzina

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Souni D’Artificio was one of the project works carried out during the course, “MEDIASONIC - audio in media and performing arts” produced by Tempo Reale and co-financed by the European Social Fund in cooperation with the Provincia di Firenze


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