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bells
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bells

Jan 7, 2021

exploring movement and sound with resonators …sonic alchemy transformimg wood into metal : )  ...

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Gulf Beach
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Gulf Beach

Jan 3, 2021

Roberts Creek • January 3, 2021 video recording Finnegan Magnanensi   ….I was just waiting for this beautiful day to go down Gulf Beach again and play with some stones....

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the philosophers’ stone is still a stone (for K & L)
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Here’s where I’m at the beginning of this year, engaging with the materiality of sonic systems, extending mind and body while practicing movements with the purpose of making music, …or simply producing sonic matter. Focusing on this kind of instruments as source of and inspiration for an embodied sonic activity has kept me away and free from any need of (self-) expression; and being...

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parallel 03
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parallel 03

Dec 3, 2020

Parallel 03: Endlings (Raven Chacon and John Dieterich) + collaborators https://www.parallel03.com/     Parallel 03 brings together a new collaboration between New Mexico-based musicians Raven Chacon and John Dieterich (known together as Endlings) and six Vancouver musicians and sound artists utilizing a variety of cross-platform and anonymous methods for composition and improvisation. Composed, recorded, and arranged over four months of isolation in 2020, the eight...

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Crow Stone Tone Poem
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Crow Stone Tone Poem

Nov 25, 2020

Crow Stone Tone Poem (2016-2020) by Julie Andreyev and a crow Interpreted and performed by Giorgio Magnanensi     A collaboration with a free-living crow who lives in the territory that includes my home. This project is based on interspecies play using stones, initiated by the adult crow who gifted me a pebble as acknowledgement for water I left for his family. The ten stone...

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13 attitudes
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13 attitudes

Nov 24, 2020

13 attitudes THINK LIKE A FOREST ACT LIKE A MEADOW     This publication was put together as part of The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination’s 9th Experiment: C.R.A.S.H: A post capitalist A to Z. London June 2009. Design: Škart and Simona Staniscia Share, redistribute, recycle and...

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48:48
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48:48

Nov 22, 2020

…a time capsule found in an old hard drive a few days ago.   Kenton Loewen, drums Giorgio Magnanensi, electronics & video Recorded live in Vancouver • February 5, 2014  ...

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ναυσίη
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ναυσίη

Nov 13, 2020

for Chris Rolfe   ναυσίη (nausiē), noise, bruit, rumore, geräusch… il rumore è l’alter ego, Ianus Bifrons la pietra filosofale: a golden stone is still a stone. ansia rumore sogno   *******   No speakers used in this set, only 2 sitka spruce resonators and a plate reverb with touch boards (plywood & douglas fir bark), blippoo box, Max/MSP and Bare Conductive sensors. Live recording –...

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Douglas Fir Touch-Bark
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Douglas Fir Touch-Bark

Oct 27, 2020

Here a few clips of my new Douglas Fir Touch-Board, equipped with a piezo to drive Max MSP Jitter and a Bare Conductive Touch Board with added meatl sensors (last clip). I’m having a lot of fun playing wih this bark!      ...

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AUDIOSFERA
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AUDIOSFERA

Oct 19, 2020

AUDIOSFERA AUDIOSPHERE Social Experimental Audio, Pre- and Post-InternetCollective Exhibition Sound piece selected : Very Glitchy PatchMuseo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía • Madrid, Spain14 October, 2020 – 11 January, 2021 /Sabatini Building, Floor 3 Curated by  Francisco LópezAUDIOSPHERE Sound Experimentation 1980-2020   AUTHORS: Francisco López, Thomas Bey William Bailey, Margie Borschke, Victor Nubla, Luis Alvarado, Guy Marc Hinant, Salomé Voegelin, Caleb Kelly, Paul...

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LOGS
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LOGS

Sep 23, 2020

…this is for David   Roberts Creek beach September 21, 2020 • a serendipitous collaboration Video: Finnegan Magnanensi Sound: David Murphy Editing, Mix and Animation: Giorgio Magnanensi    ...

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sitka clouds 1, 2 & 3 (…and plywood)
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3 short improvisations using touch on a sitka spruce cloud with piezo to trigger various kinds of audioprocessing in a max msp patch.     …and here below using a plywood board   …”dream machine” driven by plywood  ...

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musique concrète
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musique concrète

Sep 11, 2020

playing a sitka spruce cloud equipped with a piezo and triggering various audio processes in a max msp patch.            ...

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WHERE DOES iT GOES
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WHERE DOES iT GOES

Sep 8, 2020

Elastic Stars released neu album ‘MUZiK’ on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Recorded, Produced, & Mixed by-the-hand-of-the-band on Analog Tape at Elastic Stars Productions in Vancouver, CANADA, without the use or help of the almighty Computer, ‘MUZiK’ was sleekly designed to satellite the band’s favourite international playlists found exclusively on the World Wide Web. So sit back and enjoy the entirety of neu album ‘MUZiK’...

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At The Edge of Wildnerness
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September 4 – October 4, 2020 Doris Crowston Gallery at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre Soundwalk with Hildegard Westerkamp: Friday, September 4 at 2pm Skills for Solitude with Giorgio Magnanensi: Sunday, September 27 at 11am At the Edge of Wilderness is a Sound-Slide Installation about Ghosttowns in British Columbia. The installation explores a strange moment of excitement and magic, discovery and adventure, the moment when...

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Homage to Franco
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Homage to Franco

Aug 17, 2020

Franco Donatoni (Verona, June 9, 1927 • Milano, August 17, 2000)   ARGOT • two pieces for solo violin (1979) Silvia Mandolini, Violin Recorded in Bologna • August 16, 2020 • Chiesa dei Santi Cosma e Damiano   Video: Alma Napolitano & Marco Mangani My dear friend and fantastic violinist Silvia Mandolini sent me this recording today, to remember and honour Franco Donatoni in the...

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il tempo dei baleni (4F)
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Ten years ago I wrote this short piece as a little homage to a great man, musician and friend, Franco Donatoni. Today, almost 10 years later, I’m thinking about Franco again in the 20th anniversary of his passing. The piece was written for the mdi ensemble which performed at the Venice Biennale in September 2010 in a program dedicated to Franco who passed away twenty...

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of the now: Archipelago
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Excerpts from the livestream double artist talk, presented by of-the-now: Archipelago, June 20, 2020. Conversation recorded June 19, 2020, by Jeff Morton.   Erin Gee & Giorgio Magnanensi with Jeff Morton        ...

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60
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60

Aug 5, 2020

  Today is my 60th birthday, August 5, 2020     To celebrate I’m sharing this short paragraph which is the ending of Dino Buzzati’s first of his Sixty Stories: I sette Messageri (The Seven Messangers) and a couple of inspiring excerpts by David Dunn. […] Un’ansia inconsueta da qualche tempo si accende in me alla sera, e non è più rimpianto delle gioie...

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