Patricia Alessandrini

about the author

Patricia Alessandrini’s works engage with issues of representation, interpretation, perception, and memory, and are often multimedia, theatrical, and collaborative. She studied composition and electronics at the Conservatorio G. B. Martini di Bologna, Conservatoire National de Région de Strasbourg, and IRCAM, Paris, and holds PhDs from Princeton University and the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), respectively. Her principal composition teachers were Ivan Fedele, Tristan Murail, and Thea Musgrave. Her compositions and installations have been presented in venues and festivals in the Americas, Asia, Australia, and over fifteen European countries. She is also a performer and improviser of live electronics. She was composer-in-residence at the 2010 soundSCAPE festival and with the International Contemporary Ensemble in 2012, and will be featured in the Musique augmentée series of the Ensemble InterContemporain in 2015–16. She previously taught at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese and Bangor University, and is currently a part-time lecturer in sonic arts at Goldsmiths.

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Godsmiths University of London, UK


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Memory as Difference, Material as Repetition: A Performative Presentation of Compositional Strategies and Multi-Source Interpretative Methods
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: difference, Difference and Repetition, monad, objectile, repetition, The Fold