Nicola Giannini

Residence: Montréal, Canada

Nicola Giannini is a sound artist and an electroacoustic music composer based in Montréal whose practice focuses on immersive music, both acousmatic and performed. He is interested in sounds that evoke physical materials and living organisms. His works have been presented at the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium (TIES), Cube Fest, ICMC, Nycemf (USA), TEDxLondon, Sound-Image Colloquium (UK), Sound Spaces (Sweden), File Festival (Brazil), Palazzo Strozzi Museum, Audior and Tempo Reale (Italy), among others. His piece Eyes Draw Circles of Light received an honourable mention at the Fundación Destellos 2019 Competition, while For Hannah was chosen as a finalist in the Città di Udine 2018 International Composition Competition. Originally from Italy, Nicola holds a master’s degree in Electroacoustic Composition from the Conservatory of Florence. He is a doctoral student at the Université de Montréal under the supervision of Robert Normandeau and is presently a research assistant with the Groupe de recherche en immersion spatiale (GRIS).

Date: September 13, 2019

Source: JTTP 2019

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