works

CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER IS BORING – reorg in progress

 

SOUND WORKS

PANIC BOXES 
2005-onward: background of Panic - Art Karaoke here
2005-06 Panic Box Copenhagen (then Bologna) / here
2006 Panic Box Appalachia / here
2011 Panic Box Evento Bordeaux / here
2012 Panic Box Montreal / here
2012 Panic Box in Cremona and Genoa / here
2021 watch for upcoming mix of Montreal Panic

CHORUSES (general info here
2006 Disturbance Chorus for JMB / here
2006 Dis-Chorus, Babel Festival Bellinzona here
2006 Dis-Chorus, Triennale di Milano here
2008 Choir of Musicless Sounds, Teatro Arsenale, Milan here
2008 Coro della Discordia, Rotonda della Besana, Milan
2014 Santarosalia Chorus / here

PSYCHOGEOGRAPHY / surface textures
taranto
nocturnal module

TIMELAPSE field recordings (sound walks)
merano
piacenza
presque rien greece


RADIO PLAYS - musical and narrative contexts

THE REBIRTH OF DISCOURSE – communication disorders – pregnant gaps

various stutter tapes
emotional alphabet

HEARING HEARING – closely related to EAVESDROPPING
second hoperaperta

CONVERSATIONS WITH MYSELF / ART KARAOKE
beach sardinia
neon bologna marinella

SOUND SWAPS
with Sergio
with other

OSCILLATORS AND EFFECTS IN SPACE
with anja tallinn

SOUND POETRY

SONG FORMAT

HOMEOPATHY sounds inserted in public spaces – subversive, subconscious, anonymous

bergamo storyville
bus ride piece for Gino

PHOTOGRAPHY categories

 

AMSA

outdoor shadows night / tracing paper prints / overlaps

very old trees mythical forests

dead things

crowds especially at openings - faceless attire - audiences – SEEING SEEING (OR NOT)
the end of the audience the audience of the end

negatives
fani projects
bratislava

rephotography
first erratum show

SEEING HEARING – OR SEEING SOUND

OVERWRITING
entire erratum series



VIDEOS
eden dome expo 
press release with vedovamazzei
breathless fanfare besana
all an accident
hearing hearing
silent poetry rome festival ??

PERFORMANCES

Greek Pavilion Venice Biennale 
all performances with E IL TOPO
all performances at ERRATUM
isola pescatori drips
Barbara f. isola Borromeo and perf on boat
hunting for parhessia other place
galleria peccolo x 2
tuning fork thing miart and others
rome, siena, unreliable sources
siena, swiss cultural center milan, sound affects
intonarumori boxes for fashion show
gallery mudima boards on floor


 

INSTALLATIONS / SCULPTURES

piacenza global winds
oracle pot London, venice
hoperaperta first version
sound sculptures at erratum (boxes)
buzzbox triennale milano assab one
intonarumori boxes for fashion
intonarumori replicas with group

 

CURATING

london
chinatown temporary
art Verona
decantare show Hublab
all ERRATUM curation
manifesta participation + app

BOOKS / PUBLICATIONS / WRITINGS

peccolo
nathalie
e il topo red letter
booklet story michael's fire
sound of art page many years
article on 8-bit
giant sound survey

COLLABORATIONS WITH OTHER ARTISTS

Adrian paci
nathalie du pasquier
a constructed world
George sowden
vedovamazzei
perform belgium
fei
francesco TAFKAV (2 or 3)
Luca pancrazzi DE ABC

 

WORKSHOPS

eden dome preparation
pomodoro school project
sounds of museums rome
museum Switzerland w gak sato
gallarate museum name is a name is a name

2020

Young and Ambitious. Contribution to fanzine for abandoned newsstand in Palermo, transformed into an artspace by Fabrizio Basso. See images and text  here

Suono-Ambiente: an exhibition at Centro Trevi, Bolzano, a team effort with the short-lived association Città Sonora. 

Hearing Hearing: web art project for Hoperaperta magazine

or view work here

2019

Boris Tribute for ERRATUM. See project here

2015

MILANGRAD APP for EXPO MILANO. See project 

2014

BLKNZM APP for MANIFESTA 10, St. Petersburg. See project here

2013

BALCONISM APP for Venice Biennale. See project here

2012

Michael’s Fire for Contemporary Locus 2, Bergamo. See project here

 

2011-12 

The Bell – installation in multiple versions, based on a song written in 1982 about atom bomb drills in elementary school. 

Full project view here

2011

Panic Box (Bordeaux)
For pictures and full documentation of the Bordeaux phase of this project see the Residencies page on this site, in the section on Evento Bordeaux 2011.

If We Had Souls – Steve Piccolo’s remix of The Reach of Children by Painé and Sergio Messina – SoSlo project. Text and audio HERE

UrbaNature – outdoor sound installation, Festival of Imperial Gardens, St. Petersburg, Russia, June 2011.
See project documentation here

EARBLINK, video of first time-lapse audio experiment by Steve, made after the experience INNOTATO in Merano. video

2010-11-13

ORACLE sound sculpture, included in three exhibitions. 

For complete work description and history see here

 

2010

INNOTATO at [un]defined festival, Merano, July 2010, with Gak Sato and students from Accademia Carrara di Bergamo. Full project here

GLOBAL WIND: public art installation by Steve Piccolo and Gak Sato for MUSA project, Quartiere Roma, City of Piacenza. Complete documentation

here

2009

REHEARSAL: not an actual rehearsal but the title of the work in the crypt of Santo Sepolcro, Cagliari, November 2009, in an exhibition organized by Sardegna Arte Fiera. Full description here

SLEEPER: Castiadas, Sardinia, Sept 09, exhibition curated by Mauro Cossu, former prison, “Aspetti che non ti aspetti.” See project here

LESS GODS SAY: mental karaoke piece for Maurizio Nannunci. See/hear here

2008-09

STORYVILLE: large public sound installation project (with Gak Sato) for holiday season in Bergamo Italy, 2008-09 (five urban listening points and six shop windows with transducers), plus four performances. See complete description and photos here

 

2008

WALLS HAVE EARS: sound art pavilion curated by Steve Piccolo with Gak Sato for ArtVerona 2008, main curator Gabi Scardi. See project here


2004

THE DUELLISTS: performance by Steve Piccolo and Gak Sato at BASE, Florence, Italy. See project http://stevepiccolo.com/?page_id=3471

2001

A LINE MADE BY LISTENING: Milan, October 2001, prototype. See project http://stevepiccolo.com/?page_id=3480

For more pictures see: http://spstudio.tumblr.com