May 2019

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Roundtable in Matera for “When the Trees Resound”

May 25, 2019

As part of the sound installation When the Trees Resound, the I-DEA project space, will host a roundtable dedicated to the Maggio of Accettura. Speakers include: American sound anthropologist Steven Feld, ethnomusicologist Nicola Scaldaferri, anthropologist Serena Facci, anthropologist Ferdinando Mirizzi, researcher and historian Don Beppe Filardi and the mayor of Accettura Alfonso Vespe. I-DEA Associate Curator, Chiara Siravo will moderate the discussion. Bassa Musica bands and spontaneous musicians, led by Alberico Larato, will perform live music throughout the event.
The roundtable will start at 5pm in Cava Paradiso, Contrada La Palomba, Matera (MT).

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“When the Trees Resound” for Matera 2019

May 11-25, 2019

The I-DEA project space, a project of Matera European Capital of Culture 2019, is hosting an installation in Cava Paradiso dedicated to the Maggio of Accettura. The soundscape composition by Steven Feld occupies the core of an immersive space, designed to enhance the listening experience. Simultaneously, two monitors at the entrance project a series of photographs by Stefano Vaja and Lorenzo Ferrarini of the Maggio. This installation, a project by Nicola Scaldaferri, brings Feld’s soundscape composition in an exhibition space for the first time, as part of a prestigious context where archival materials from Basilicata are brought to life in innovative and interactive ways.

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