Luca Forcucciat Luca Forcucci
Luca Forcucci is a distinguished artist, experimental and electroacoustic music composer and researcher, who investigates sonic perception in relation to space, memory, subjectivity and consciousness. He notes the possibilities of the experience to be explored as the artwork through electroacoustic aesthetics, field recordings, live electronics, sound installations, texts, photography, video and architecture. He is regularly present around the globe in well regarded contexts like Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid, Biennale del Mediteranneo in Palermo, or Pan African Space Station Cape Town. He received numerous international prizes, awards, residencies from Djerassi Foundation-Leonardo/ISATS in San Francisco, selected for the Electroacoustic Music Festival in New York 2020, finalist for the Luigi Russolo Prize 2019, The Swatch Art Peace Hotel residency in Shanghai, or Swiss Artists in Lab residency at the Brain Mind Institute at EPFL, Switzerland. The works are part of public and private collections around the world. Forcucci achieved a PhD in Music, Technology and Innovation at De Montfort University in UK and a MA in Sonic Arts from Queens University of Belfast. He studied electroacoustic music with the Swiss composer Rainer Boesch in Geneva, was produced by the former The Young Gods member Al Comet, and has an extensive background in architecture. The works are released on the labels Subrosa, Crónica Electrónica, Glistening Examples, Syrphe and Universal. His research took place within the context Sound Studies and Music department with the composer Walter Zimmerman at the Berlin University of the Arts, and at INA/GRM (Groupe de Recherche Musicales) in Paris. His work involves the development of active art and science collaborative exchanges with the nomad structure ubqtlab.org.