In Episode 16, my guest is sonic interactions researcher, sound designer and composer Alessandro Altavilla, discussing his research and practice engaging with the role of sound in human-technology interaction, sonic memory and the quest for a more nuanced articulation of our listening processes. The episode will be broadcast on Resonance FM on Tuesday 8th of March at 1pm (repeat 10th of March 4pm).
About Alessandro Altavilla
Alessandro is a sound designer, artist and composer working in cinema and interaction design. He is currently a PhD candidate in Arts and Computational Technologies at Goldsmiths, researching listening experience and embodied sonic interactions mediated by digital technology.
He gives workshops in Sonic Interaction Design, which have been taken to IRCAM (Paris), Parsons (New York) and ZHdK (Zurich). He has delivered workshops on sound design for e-textile interfaces in KHB (Berlin) and KHiB (Bergen) with artist Berit Greinke. His work has been shown at Biennale of Art in Marrakech, Invisible Architectures (Newcastle), Papey Listskjul (Orkney, Scotland) Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival (Hawick, Scotland).