"Fantastic work. (...) Sounds almost like a musique concrète collage
made from Folkways LP about the removal of the larynx. But it's not!"

The Wire (UK)

"She embodies a noisy experimentation, in a crude art without concessions"

Revue & Corrigée (FR)

"A very strong experimental vocalist"

Chain DKL (US)

Alessandra Eramo (*1982 Taranto, IT/DE) is an artist and vocalist who works with sound performance and installation, text-sound composition, video and drawing, exploring latent acoustic territories of the human voice and noise as socio-political matter. Combining visual art and contemporary music, she develops artistic projects and live-performances that address questions of the body, memory and identity, often adopting participatory actions, field recording, site-specific modes, and experimental approaches to composition. Through symbolic narratives and visceral expressions, central to her practice is extending the voice in all its forms and implications in sonic and visual contexts. Her current research focuses on the invisible and the materiality of the voice, the tension between vocality and writing, performative rituals and trance-like states with singing.

She was trained in classical singing, piano and music theory since an early age, she studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Milan and Stuttgart and completed her Master's Degree in Performance Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy at the Ca' Foscari University in Venice.
Gaining international recognition for her unconventional vocal performance art, she has exhibited widely at festivals, radio, museums, galleries and institutions such as: Savvy Contemporary Berlin, Liminaria/Manifesta12 Palermo, BBC Radio 3, Battiti RAI Radio3, Tempo Reale Festival Florence, 6th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Transmediale Berlin, Heroines of Sound Festival Berlin, Museum FLUXUS+ Potsdam, Lyd+Litteratur Festival Aarhus, Galerie Haus am Lützowplatz Berlin, PACT Zollverein Essen, Liverpool Biennial 2013, Roulette New York, Audiorama Stockholm, Padiglione Italia nel Mondo/54th Venice Biennale.

As vocalist she has collaborated with many acclaimed composers, choreographers, poets and visual artists including: Zorka Wollny, Brandon LaBelle, Maria Iorio & Raphaël Cuomo, Noha Ramadan, Ines Lechleitner, Irena Tomažin, SJ Fowler, Gabriel Dharmoo, Tomomi Adachi, Seiji Morimoto, Steffi Weismann, Mark W. Sutherland and Marta Zapparoli.

She is recipient of numerous grants and residencies, among others, from: Elektronmusikstudion Stockholm, Goethe Institut Thessaloniki, Musikfonds e.V., IfA Tsonami Festival Arte Sonoro Chile, EMPAC Troy NY - Rensselaer Polythechnic Institute with Doug Van Nort and Pauline Oliveros, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center New York, Italian Culture Institute Stockholm.
Co-founder of "Corvo Records - vinyl & sound art production", she's been member of Errant Sound project space in Berlin, where she also leads her cross-disciplinary workshop "The Space between Voice and Gesture".


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Alessandra Eramo Detail Drawing 2013

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Alessandra Eramo Flussi 2015