About

Carla Cisno, sound & live media artist

Carla Cisno

 

Sound & Live Media Artist
www.surfacesvolumesdevices.net

Education

2015  Masters of Fine Arts, Sound Arts. Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, NY.
2008  Professional training in Interaction Temps Réel / Real Time Interaction Institute de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique / Musique (IRCAM), Paris, France.
2005  Interpretation & Performance, Hochschule für Musik und Theater Zürich. Concert Diploma, Prof. Pascal Gallois.

Awards

2014  Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, Inter-Program scholarship.
2014  Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, Sound Arts Fellowship and Assistantship.
2013  Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, NY, Sound Arts Fellowship.
2011DE.MO. Movin’Up Project 2011 by Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali and GAI Giovani Artisti Italiani. Fellowship.
2011  Encouragement Prize by Tokyo Metropolitan Foundation for History and Culture Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan.
2011  Unseen Surfaces, shortlisted for a new permanent public art commission, city of Tolochenaz (VD), Switzerland.
2011  Premio Techne, creatività scientifica applicata,  Parma, Italy. Nomination in the category Installation and Technology .
2010  European Network of Performing Arts (ENPARTS). Scholarship to the ENPARTS Campus Body is What Remains. Supported by La Biennale di Venezia (Italy) and Bitef Teatar (Serbia)
2007  Progetto Professionalità Ivano Becchi, Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lombardia, Pavia, Italy. Fellowship and Research Residency in Paris.
2007  The Banff Centre, Canada, Fellowship Music & Sound Program, Winter Career Development Residency.
2006  Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA), FL, USA. Artists-in-Residence Program, Fellowship.
2004  Internationales Musik Institut Darmstadt (IMD), Germany, Scholarship to the International Summer Courses for New Music .
2004  Hegar-Preis for Contemporary Performance, First Prize. Hochschule für Musik und Theater Zürich.
2003  Hochschule für Musik und Theater Zürich (HMT),  Freundeskreis Stipendium, Full Tuition Scholarship and Stipend.

Residencies

2016  NEW INC, New Museum, Incubator Program 2016-2017
2012  Tokyo Wonder Site, Japan. Creator-in-Residence during the Tokyo Experimental Sound, Art & Performance Festival Vol.6.
2009  Gullkistan, international residency program, Laugarvatn, Iceland. Short-term residency.
2008  Progetto Professionalità I.Becchi. four-month research residency in conjunction with Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris.
2007  The Banff Centre, Canada, Music & Sound Program, Winter Career Development Residency.
2007  MASS MoCAMassachusettsMuseum of Contemporary Art, USA, with ensemble-in-residence Bang on a Can All-Stars, NYC.
2006  Atlantic Center for the Arts (ACA), USA. Associate Artist in residence with Master Artist B. Morris.
2005  Künstlerhaus Boswil, Switzerland, with ensemble-in-residence Ensemble Boswil.
2002  F a b r i c a – Research and Development Communication Centre, Italy, Music Department, dir. A. Molino.

Selected Installations and Performances

2015   Amplitude, Sound Arts M.F.A. Spring Exhibition and Thesis Show. Curated by Wave Farm, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY.
2014   Sound Arts M.F.A. First Year Show. Curated by D. Cullen in association with the Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York.
2014  Reading a Wave, installation at the Spring Salon,The Italian Academy at Columbia University, New York.
2012  RE-PLACE field recording work for Europa’s Landscape, soundscape project commissioned by Radio Labesse and Festival Les CoErrantes, France.
2012  Breathing Room, Award Winning installation at the Tokyo Experimental Sound, Art & Performance Festival Vol.6
2011  Instants d’espaces, micro sound environment. Installation at Pabst Visitor Center & Gallery at Atlantic Center for the Arts, USA.
2011  Breathing Room, reactive sound environment. Installation at Tokyo Experimental Sound, Art & Performance Festival, Tokyo Wonder Site, Japan.
2010  Domestic Landscape, sound installation at Palazzo Zenobio, Venice, Italy.
2009  Triennale di Milano. Performance with ensemble Sentieri Selvaggi, Milano.
2009  Art |40| Basel, experimental project Il Tempo del Postino, co-production Fondation Beyeler and Theater Basel with Basel Sinfonietta. Co-curators: Anri Sala and Rirkrit Tiravanija.
2008  Conical Intersect. Solo performance and collaboration with Chilean composer Roque Rivas at IRCAM-Institut de RechercheCoordination Acoustique/Musique (Paris).
2008  Les Espaces Multiples, research project on temporal and spatial multidimensionality. Supported by Fondazione Banca del Monte di Lombardia (Italy).
2007  Bang on a Can Summer Festival at MASS MoCAMassachusettsMuseum of Contemporary Art. Daily perfomances and Premières with ensemble-in-residence Bang on a Can All-Stars, USA.
2007  Many Doors Are Now Open, concert-installation at The Banff Centre, Canada, with Visual Artist A.Barry.
2007  Solo (1966) by K.Stockhausen. Version f. Bassoon and live electronics by C.Cisno and R.Byell. Performance at (((mehrspur))) Zürich.
2006  felt _ ebb _brink _ here _ array _ telling  visual : aural : acoustical : sculptural music (2001) by B.Mason. Austrian and Italian Premières at Klangspuren Festival (Austria) and Transart Festival (Italy).
2005  Guest Musician at Experimental Studio des Heinrich-Ströbel-Instituts, SWR Freiburg i.Br. Collaboration with composer M.Krüger on Traces Lumineuses II version for bassoon and live eletronics.
2005  dialog III. Odyssee,  Ballett by A. Logothetis. Multimedia perfomance, Co-production HGKZ Zürich and Tanz Fabrik Berlin.
2004  Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra 2004, Dir.P.Boulez. International Ensemble Intercontemporain (EIC) Academy.
2004  The Gods Appear Out Of Nothing. Performances and Installations by and with Alvin Lucier at Internationale Gesellschaft für Neue Musik, Zürich.
2003  Sen VII. Solo performance at Biennale Bern and collaborationwith composer T.Hosokawa.
2002  Paradise From Vocal Box, multimedia performance with vocalist K.Makigami at  F a b r i c a – Research and Development Communication Centre, Italy. Shows at Klangspuren Festival, Innsbrück, and Transart Festival, Brixen.