Fabrizio Di Salvo (*1981, Basel, Switzerland), sound artist and composer. His works are at the boundaries between experimental music, contemporary composition, sound installations and scenic art. He obtained a Master Contemporary Arts Practice, Minor Composition, Bachelor in Sound and Media Art at the Academy of Art in Bern. He attended workshops and master classes with Cathy van Eck, Gilbert Nouno, Helmut Lachenmann, Malcolm Braff, Stefan Prins, Simon Steen Andersen, Dr. Johannes S. Sistermanns, Urs Peter Schneider, Lukas Bärfuss i. a. His works were shown at Milano Musica, Theater Basel, Theater Rote Fabrik Zürich, Theater Paco Rabal Madrid, Theatre Conde Duque Madrid, Theater Roxy Birsfelden, Neues Theater Dornach, Tanztage Berlin Sophiensæle, Schwankhalle Bremen, Münchner Kammerspiele,  Museum der Kulturen Basel, Landesmuseum Zürich, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Kunsthaus Baselland, Kunstmuseum La Chaux-de-Fonds, Arcaden Gallery Berlin, Fondation l‘Abri Geneva, Interdans Festival Belgium, Les Digitales Festival Bern, Neu Bad Luzern, Dampfzentrale Bern i.a.

education

2017 - 20     Master Contemporary Art Practice, Minor Composition,  Academy of Art, Bern

2014 - 17    Bachelor Sound and Media Art, Academy of Art, Bern

2008 - 10    Sound engineer, Diplom FA



music | installation

2020   osz~

Documented at Kunsthaus Pasquart

https://vimeo.com/432459556

2020   Holzstab Etüde

https://vimeo.com/405222189

2020    ictu

Atelierhaus Bollag, Basel

https://vimeo.com/373370339
 

2019    CandyFlip
Concert for 5 generative Instruments and Samples
Festival les digitales, botanical garden, Bern

2019    Aguarda di una Fede
co-op composition for Percussinist Stanislas Pili
Concours Nicati
Auditorium Bern

2019    smioa - Live
mixed media concert

Dampfzentrale, Bern
https://vimeo.com/325388951

2018    Residence, Acoustic Research
Resonant room methods
Theater Roxy, Birsfelden

2018    Lui is
for electric guitar
Auditorium Bern
https://vimeo.com/252717778

2017    discontinuation II
for contra petzold-recorder, 8 megaphones and tap
Festival sul Palco, Milano
https://vimeo.com/238908849
    
2017    discontinuation
for contra petzold-recorder and 8 megaphones, Outdoor-Version
Papiermühlestrasse, Bern
https://vimeo.com/221715857

2017    gömböc
for bass clarinet, megaphone and strobe-lights

Grosser Konzertsaal, Bern

https://vimeo.com/205020264

2016    glint
for prepared grand piano, electro magnets and acoustic vocoder

Grosser Konzertsaal, Bern
https://vimeo.com/172614407

2016     una corda mecanica
for motorised concert zither
Parzelle 403, Basel
https://vimeo.com/158146303

2015     ROAR
for modified Wah Tube, gyroscope and accelerometer
Mehrspur Club, Zürich
https://vimeo.com/155865553/a159880e2e


choreografies | performativ works | théâtre musical

 

2020   as I slowly disappear

Theater Roxy, Birsfelden

https://vimeo.com/398978623/749192a310


2019    theoneandthemany
Auditorium, Bern
https://vimeo.com/341670246/24ab383f9a

2019    variations on the invisible II
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
https://vimeo.com/333203383

2019    variations on the invisible
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
https://vimeo.com/332989787/25d35c2f36

2019    Research, on the body’s presence
Museum der Kulturen Basel

2019    Tulpa II
Museum der Kulturen, Basel
https://vimeo.com/327007279

2018    vom Verschwinden
Theater Roxy, Birsfelden
https://vimeo.com/275770440/f36c021cf8

2017    Tulpa, if yes how many?
Neues Theater Dornach
https://vimeo.com/258953715/f3ac386f4b

2017    Tulpa
Landesmuseum, Zürich
https://vimeo.com/212814506/aa081ae4d6

2017    the discontinuation of an echo
Theater Basel
https://vimeo.com/223893724

2014    Involution
Unternehmen Mitte, Basel
https://vimeo.com/158297980


music | composition for choreographers | directors i.a.

2019    Miami
by Michael Etzensperger
Kunsthaus Baselland
https://vimeo.com/377777195

2019    Exhibition Abglanz
by Michael Etzensperger
Kunsthalle Winterthur
https://vimeo.com/325679311
https://vimeo.com/326893248

2019    The Ecstatic
by Jeremy Nedd & Impilo Mapantsula
Theater Kaserne, Basel
https://vimeo.com/336318740

2018    Emergence
by Tabea Rothfuchs
Nacht der Komposition, Zürich
https://vimeo.com/312779070

2018    Skinned
by Miriam Gurtner
Theater Roxy, Birsfelden
https://vimeo.com/307594101

2018    Der Horror des Anderen in mir

by Marcus Rehberger

DIY Instrument

Inkubator, Rote Fabrik, Zürich

https://vimeo.com/251725595/8b5a7ce67a


2017    Groove-Space
by Sebastian Matthias
Theater Zentweg, Bern
https://www.sebastianmatthias.com/produktionen-uebersicht/synekism-groove-space/

2017    Triptico
by Veronica Toldos, Mar Valverde, Begona Quinones
Theater Conde Duque, Madrid
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1ZjdEEzQ-4

2017    Umbra
by Fabian Thomé Dutan
Theater Paco Rabal, Madrid
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k_ALPGVR2yI

2016    How to save a phoney from becoming a fraud
by Jeremy Nedd
Theater Roxy, Birsfelden
https://vimeo.com/189930206

2015     Emergence
by Tabea Rothfuchs        
filter4 culture affairs, Basel
https://vimeo.com/131665084

2015     Prueba Trinity 1.0
by Begoña Quiñones, Verónica Garzón Toldos Mar Valverde
Theatre Conde Duque, Madrid
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svvqSE9hLys

2015    Tenguerengue
by Sol Bilbao Lucuix
Festival Interdans Belgien
https://vimeo.com/194182716

2015     phóné phainó phoney
by collective SANJUGODO
Theater Roxy, Birsfelden
https://vimeo.com/152219159

2014     smioa
by Sol Bilbao Lucuix
https://vimeo.com/157935963

2012    sinus
by Sol Bilbao Lucuix
Theater Basel
https://vimeo.com/158088246

2012     Songs of Travel
by Benjamin David
Songcycle by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Theater Basel
   

light | costume | stage design

2019    Aguarda di una Fede
by Percussinist Stanislas Pili
stage design
Concours Nicati
Auditorium Bern

2017    the discontinuation of an echo
costume and light design
Theater Basel
https://vimeo.com/223893724

2017    Rage
stage design
Auditorium Bern
https://vimeo.com/238908849

2014     smioa
stage and light design
by Sol Bilbao Lucuix
https://vimeo.com/157935963

2014    Involution
stage and light design
Unternehmen Mitte - Basel
https://vimeo.com/158297980

2013     Souru
by Sol Bilbao Lucuix

stage and light design
Theater Basel


video works

2014    Involution
Unternehmen Mitte, Basel
https://vimeo.com/158297980

2013    Königinnen
by Joachim Schloemer, Fritz Hauser
Theater Basel
https://www.arttv.ch/buehne/theater-basel-i-koeniginnen/
    
2011     Motel Giovanni
by Jurate Vansk
Theater Basel
https://www.arttv.ch/buehne/theater-basel-motel-giovanni/

2010     Wertherfieber
by Jurate Vansk
Theater Basel
https://www.arttv.ch/buehne/wertherfieber-theater-basel/


Beside his personal works Fabrizio has been active over 15 years in the cultural sector of Switzerland, where he worked as sound engineer with various artist of very different divisions.


Theater Basel


Dance: Ohad Naharin, Jiří Kylián, William Forsythe, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui i.a.
 

Opera: Robert Wilson, Marina Abramović, Calixto Bieito, Christoph Marthaler i.a.
 

Drama: Philipp Stölzl, Volker Lösch, Anna Viebrock, Alexander Nerlich i.a.


Installations: William Forsythe, Matthew Barney i.a.

HeK - Haus der elektronischen Künste Basel


Music: Ryōji Ikeda, Alva Noto, Alessandro Cortini, Phill Niblock, Thomas Ankersmit, Ben Frost, Svetlana Maraš, Bonaventure, Blanck Mass, Matmos, Antony & the Johnsons i.a.