Elio Martusciello is a self-taught musician, composer and visual artist. He teaches electronic music, audiovisual and multimedia and installation composition in the classes of degree music and new technology at the conservatory of Cagliari in Italy. In International competitions his works have been awarded at the Bourges International Electroacoustic Music Competition, Luigi Russolo (Varese), Phonurgia nova (Arles), and CIMESP (São Paolo).
Presentations, concerts and conferences at other International festivals, universities, associations and reserch centres include GRM (Paris), Synthèse (Bourges), Henie Onstad Arts Centre (Oslo), PANaroma (São Paolo), Connecticut College (New London, USA), KEAMS (Seoul), Inventionen (Berlin), Zèppelin (Barcelona), Rien à voir (Montréal), Dal Niente Projects (London), EMS Festival (Stockholm), L’Espace du son (Bruxelles), Interzona (Verona), Musique action (Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy), and Netmage (Bologna).
He also performs live as an improvising musician and has worked with musicians such as Eugene Chadbourne, Alvin Curran, Michel Doneda, Wolfgang Fuchs, Thomas Lehn, Jean-Marc Montera, Jerome Noetinger, Richard Nunns, Tony Oxley, Evan Parker, Michael Tieke, Z’ev, and many others.
He is a regular member of the improvising group Ossatura (with Fabrizio Spera and Luca Venitucci), Taxonomy (with Graziano Lella and Roberto Fega), of the interactive duo Schismophonia (with Mike Cooper), the duo Le Pecore di Dante (with Tim Hodgkinson) and of the new electroacoustic group Bindou Ensemble (with Ana-Maria Avram, Chris Cutler, Rhodri Davies, Iancu Dumitrescu and Tim Hodgkinson).
Naples (Italy), 1959
- Performer (guitar, processing)