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  • Donatella Landi

    Valentina Moncada

    One of the few Italian artists focusing on sound as an artistic means, Donatella Landi has investigated sonic panoramas (often incorporating video and photography) since her first installation, Freihafen (Free Port), 1992, which reproduced the grave sounds of the port of Hamburg in an hour-long minisymphony. Plan de Paris (Map of Paris), 2001, her most interesting and psychologically engaging work so far, reconstructed in eighteen itineraries the sound fabric of all the subway lines in Paris. Now that Landi has explored sounds in very different urban and social contexts, her new work focuses on

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