stefano pilia

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Stefano Pilia was born in Genoa, Italy in 1978. An electro-acoustic composer and multi-instrumentalist who has realeased various recordings with both Italian and foreign labels, Stefano has toured Europe and the USA, collaborating with artists as well as musicians. His work has become progressevly concerned with the research of the sculputural dimensions of sound and its relations with space, both through instrumental executional practices and investigations into the recording and production process. He is a founding member of 3/4HadBeenEliminated, a synthethis between improvisation, electro-acoustic composition and avant-rock sensibilties. He generally plays live as solo, with Massimo Volume (since 2008), with In Zaire (since 2010), with the BGP trio (project with David Grubbs and Andrea Belfi), with il Sogno del Marinaio (project with Mike Watt and A. Belfi). Since 2012 he is also a guitar player for Rokia Traorè. He frequently collaborates on the sound-tracking (both live and on CD/video) for the productions of theater, movies, reading, dance and video art. He lives and works in Bologna.

Stefano Pilia played at El Cocuy in Cannaregio, Venice, on 11 March 2010.