International Year of Sound 2020-2021


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Special Projects

TeknoLoghia – Conversations on artistic expression and technology

How can the audio-video technologies become enabling factors of artistic expression?

We will try to provide an answer by presenting the experience of four groups of researchers and artists among the most interesting of the Italian (and not only) scene:, Polisonum, Ozmotic, and Each of the four events will consist of a documentary film, followed by a live debate with the artists.


28 April 2021 at 18:00
ITALIAN PHONOMAP: A map of sounds of Italy that has stopped, that changes, that waits and acts.

12 May 2021 at 18:00
POLISONUM: The sound as space of relationship

26 May 2021 at 18:00
OZMOTIC: The elusive balance between technology and nature

9 June 2021 at 18:00
SPIME.IM – The relationship between music and technology filtered through the work of an Audio/Video collective.

Access to the trailer of the program and to the live events on YouTube:

A production of Polincontri Classica, the concert season of Politecnico di Torino, In collaboration with CIRMA (Università di Torino) and SMET (Conservatorio “Giuseppe Verdi” di Torino).

Curated by Marco Masoero, Carlo Barbagallo, Elaine Carmen Bonsangue, Rocco Sebastiano.

N.B. The conversations will be in Italian

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