The Italian sound director, live electronics interpreter and researcher will be a guest speaker in the panel discussion "The creative environment", along with Peter Weibel, Robert Henke, Christian Blom, Stefan Prins and Jøran Rudi. Vidolin will discuss the significance of practical engineering competence in the formulation of artistic and scientific research questions.
Listen to this excerpt from an album released to commemorate Aldo Clementi's 75th birthday in 2010. With Roberto Fabbriciani, flute, and Alvise Vidolin, electronics.
Alvise Vidolin has worked within several important Italian and foreign institution and for several composers such as Claudio Ambrosini, Luciano Berio, Aldo Clementi, Franco Donatoni, Luigi Nono, Salvatore Sciarrino, on the electronic realisation and performance of their works. He has published various scientific works and held conferences in the field of Sound and music computing and he is working on the scientific potentials in composition and execution of music offered by informatic means and multimodal systems.
Vidolin is co-founder and artistic director of Centro di Sonologia Computazionale (CSC - University of Padova) and co-founder of the Associazione di Informatica Musicale Italiana (AIMI). Since 1977 he has collaborated in various occasions with the La Biennale di Venezia as responsible for the Laboratorio permanente per l'Informatica Musicale della Biennale (LIMB). From 1992 to 1998 he collaborated with the Centro Tempo Reale of Firenze as responsible for the musical production. He is member of the scientific committee of Fondazione Archivio Luigi Nono and member of the Istituto Veneto di Scienze Lettere e Arti. He held the chair of Electronic Music at "B. Marcello" Conservatory of Music in Venezia until 2009 and is currently teaching Electronic Music the Accademia Internazionale della Musica delle Scuole Civiche in Milan.