A/V performance

SECRETSHOW @ Busker Festival 2019 Parco Ciani, Lugano CH

SECRETSHOW is a personal poetic action molded on the context where it takes place
SECRETSHOW is a live visual artwork & live electronic concert
SECRETSHOW is a live CINEMA composition
SECRETSHOW is is an artisan work of visual and sounds EVERYTIMES DIFFERENT

active from 2015 to 2021 / around 200 international editions

SECRETSHOW is a DiGitaL awarness performance composition
It is in continuous development, site-specific, improvised, everytimes different, molded on the architectural morphology of the place.

APPLICATIONS: SECRETSHOW worked for museums, art galleries, theatres, shops, heavy dance clubs, rave parties, soft private spaces like livingrooms, bathrooms, kitchens.
I build it on the situation working on the possibilities of electronic instruments from dancefloor with straight beat recalls to jazz and contemporary music enviroment. Also the volumes are molded on the place. I can stay very very loud or very very low.
The performance is completely improvised

MUSIC: Live-Electronics – Heavy Sampling – Electric Guitar.
SECRETSHOW music is a Babbel of vocal fragments from different cultures and languages mixed with a live-electronics setup. I search into different
vocals expressions from melodies to language melodies, from aincient cultures to contemporary vocal path. It is a Babbel of vocal fragments from
different cultures mixed with live-electronics. From the most analog intrument to the digital world becoming analog sound again.
I make original samples with vocal music pieces from Pakistan, Venezuela, Canada, Czech Republic etc. but also into the melody of languages from
all around the world. From 2 years ago i start a collection of italian dialect expressions from Puglia to Romagna, from Lazio to Sardegna etc. Into dialects i found a different balance between musical path and meaning in communication. I organize samples into a musical way (melody, rhytm) to
create live musical composition. I use a laptop with free modded software, my electronic approach mixes sound engineering creative tequiniques and musical jazz rapidity. No presets, completely mono based, simple efficent refined tech means high musical complexity possibilities.
Sometimes use guitars to interact with vocal melodies formalizing the composition into an instrumental view.

VISUAL COMPOSITIONS: Overhead projection LIVE compositions – Digital video
I made photos on TV screens and digital screens. Pixel is real, Pixel it is not just a rapresentative element of real, Pixel it is a real material of reality.
The digital rapresentation of human bodies into digital media is not skin, eyes, hair: it is pixel at last. So i shot TV screens. I use human faces from Antonioni, Monicelli, Pasolini, Dino Risi, Bertolucci etc. movies taken directly from the TV screens and digital screens.
I print this photos on lucid paper and i project them with aincient overhead projectors lamp.
From analog film to digital to pure light again. Pixel emerging on the walls.
Visual SECRETSHOW is a LIVE superimposition of transparent paper photo prints. Completely original A/V materials. Live composition of this faces
reflects stratification of our digital cultures and fix new syntax of images, fragile not defined, poetically cleared.

SECRETSHOW main gigs

  • Festival del Cinema di Locarno / La Rada (CH)
  • MUDEC Museo delle Culture (Milano)
  • Sonorities Festival Queen’s University (Belfast, UK)
  • GegenKino Festival (Leipzig, DE)
  • Cineconcerto Festival (AN)
  • LPM Live Performers Meeting (Roma)
  • Apache Festival Teatro Litta (Milano)
  • Museo d’arte contemporanea Villa Croce (Genova)
  • Tempio del Futuro Perduto (Milano)
  • Lugano Busker Festival (CH)
  • ELEVA Electronic and Advanced Music Festival (RE)
  • TTB Teatro Tascabile di Bergamo
  • Zahrada European Embargo Project (Slovakia)
  • PactaSoundZone / Pacta dei Teatri (Milano)
  • Nero Factory (Bologna)
  • Klang (Roma)
  • Silent Disco, Ral8022 (Milano)
  • Turba (Lugano)
  • SIDE Festival – Musaico ethnographical museum (Como)
  • AvantLab/Sesame Village (Milano)
  • DAC gallery (Dolceaqua)
  • Atelier A, Apricale (IM)
    And many others