The Digital + Media department at RISD welcomes electronic musician and media artist Stephen Vitiello to campus. He has released albums on New Albion Records, Sub Rosa, 12k and Room 40, and his sound installations and multi-channel works are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon. Exhibitions include a site-specific work for NYC’s High Line; Soundings: A Contemporary Score at the Museum of Modern Art; the 2002 Whitney Biennial; and the 2006 Biennial of Sydney.
Over the past 25 years, Vitiello has collaborated with such artists and musicians as Pauline Oliveros, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Taylor Deupree, Joan Jonas, Julie Mehretu and Steve Roden. Vitiello has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for Fine Arts, a Creative Capital grant for Emerging Fields and an Alpert/Ucross Award for Music. In 2012, Australian Television produced the documentary Stephen Vitiello: Listening with Intent. Originally from New York, Vitiello is now based in Richmond, VA where he is a professor and interim chair of the department of Kinetic Imaging at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Metcalf Auditorium, Chace Center/RISD Museum
Chace Center, 20 North Main Street, Providence, RI
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