LUIGI MARINO

musician

Luigi Marino is a musician based in London. His work focuses on networks able to display relationships between human and nonhuman actors, with particular attention to how intuitive decisions can profoundly affect pre-existing conditions. He is also an active improvisor performing on both electronic media and percussion, especially zarb and bowed custom cymbals.

He holds a BA in arts and philosophy from University of Rome Tor Vergata, and an MFA in electronic music from Mills College, where he worked as teaching assistant for John Bischoff and Chris Brown. Among his teachers Roscoe Mitchell, John Bischoff, Chris Brown, James Fei, William Winant. He studied zarb with Mohssen Kasirossafar. He is currently pursuing a joint PhD at University of Birmingham and De Montfort University.

His music has been presented at festivals such as the San Francisco Tape Music Festival, Intonal Festival (Malmö), Seoul International Computer Music Festival, BEAST FEaST (Birmingham), Acousmatic for the People (Malmö), ICMC (Athens), Sincronie (Milan). He perfrormed at venues such as Rainforest World Music Festival (Kuching, Malaysia), Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna (Rome), Auditorium Parco Della Musica (Rome), Cafe Oto (London), Iklectik (London), Sacred Realism (Berlin), Spektrum (Berlin), Sowieso (Berlin), IEM (Graz), Offene Ohren (Munich), Interpenetration (Graz), Rhiz (Vienna), WIM (Zurich), ImprovvisaMente (Lodi), Teatro Ca' Foscari (Venice), Spazio O' (Milan).

He is the recipent of many awards such as the full teaching assistantship at the Center of Contemporary Music at Mills College, the Paul Merritt Henry Prize, and the doctoral grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK).