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azzigotti

Luciano Azzigotti’s work takes form from model of nature and its functionality, genetic and morphable, as generators of and re-contextualizers of dynamic object/materials that build different kind of time. In his recent work he has though about microsound, feedback , D.I.Y. and chemical instruments, as well as edge towards computer based music like dynamic interactive scores, and performance/installation pieces. Born in Buenos Aires Argentina, is pianist and composer. Founder of conDiT, the concert’s platform of technological district in BA. Teacher in Instrument 1,2 and Science & Music at University of Tres de Febrero.

Press

(about Translucent Spaces for flute , 2 trombones, trams y and stoplights…) ” The specificity of the moment (and all that makes up that moment) is what is valuable about site-specific music. If during a performance, trams stop in front of the site, or church bells strike time, or rain falls loudly and relentlessly, all the better! That exact moment will never happen again, nor should it. Unlike concert performances, site-specific music cannot chase uniform perfection and purity. What might be an external flaw in a concert performance is essential in a site-specific performance”

Victoria Cheah , “Taking The Concert Hall Out Of Contemporary Music”


It is true: even in the field of extended techniques there better works than others, and its clear that Azzigotti’s duet, Vilanos, for two flutes, does not exclude certain beauty of an hypnotic illusion, that the piece shares without doubts with the virtous performance of MEI duet, comprising Patricia García and Juliana Moreno

Federico Monjeau, “Creole Avant-garde and Noise Ideology”


Azzigotti-Marchiano-Jacoby triad found a subtle form of intervention, being a major achievement given the complexity of space. You could catalog the current intervention as a conceptual piece, which is equal to say that the pregnancy of the idea is a strong feature of the work.

Leopoldo Estol, “The sounds of the uncanny”


“LA: Let say that music, as a complexity of poetry,  is a latent form of collective inner voice. Now imagine that after all subjectivities and individual conceptions of musical agents wheter they are, poet, composer, performer, etc., art objects that manage to move culturally around link us with certain underlying spirit that drives us as society.  In it, very differents poly-times and cultures lives in. So, could just one type of concert to answer to a vital spirit and shared common sense?, With this question we set out to make the concert as another material to be composed, making tangible the a-priori relationships whereby each musical tradition builds its idea of concert, an play with them.”

Agustín Argentino, “conDiT: a way to bring music back to the neighborhood”


Many successfully emulated the concept of repeated, irregular sequences of movement and sound, while others worked with the fascinating idea of counterpoint that is both visual and auditory. Luciano Azzigotti’s work used light-hearted material to create overlapping character narratives like the lines in a Bach fugue.

Caitlin Smith, “Blending the Auditory With the Visual at IMPULS 2013”, I care if they Listen Magazine


The set of work is very interesting, although  Luciano Azzigotti’s work ( Qualia ) is more clearly cutted  by the complexity of its surface or its musical actions, a non crowded complexity, but expressive and highly ambiguous, with veiled melodies and some bergian quality , whose dialogue with some tradition turns it  at the same time highly original.

Federico Monjeau. “Valioso estímulo a la composición” Clarin Espectáculos Domingo 19 de diciembre de 2010

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A key element of the proposed sensory experience proposed by these works  is sound design the artist developed with Luciano Azzigotti

Ana Maria Batistozzi. “Malestar que no cesa” Clarin Ñ, Lunes 1 de noviembre de 2010


Pereda made editing the videos along with Ferlat and worked the soundtrack with Luciano Azzigotti , crucial to the work’s outcome . With a successful balance between the sounds recorded in natural areas and electroacoustic ones, soundtrack, reworked especially to suit the requirements of the space, empowers  suggestion of images, both with that other form of silence sometimes prove to be the sounds of the wilderness or the echo of a mighty thunder that accompanies the extreme solitude of the landscape of the Puna.

Diana Ferández Irusta. “Los hilos terrestres” La Nación, Arte, Sábado 22 de mayo de 2010


Thus arose, mix of fiction and reality, “The time of water”, the impressive video installation, with unforgettable soundtrack by Luciano Azzigotti. A gem.

Marina Oybin.”Rituales antes de volver a la tierra, Clarin Ñ, Martes 18 de mayo 2010


Also released from the restriction of the subject, but not so much from technological seduction, Luciano Azzigotti choose to open the game of interactivity from a vessel that calls to  imagine translating ancient and future records of their voices, nothing else.

Ana Maria Batistozzi, Clarin Ñ, Sábado 6 de septiembre 2008