The Visual Music blog gathers snap shot of websites that document work, artists, filmmakers, composers, musicians, video artists, exhibitions, call for worlds and events that work with the art and medium of visual and sound. All forms and presentations are considered. This blog contains an extensive archive as it has been active since 2005.

Visual Music Book- Out Now (2018) by Adriano Abbado


Visual Music Masters: Abstract Explorations: History and Contemporary Research

Author: Adriano Abbado

Adriano Abbado’s recent publication on the history and contemporary practice of Visual Music is available now. A great resource for all interested in learning more about the origins and the field of visual music. It is richly illustrated and very clearly organised and so is also really great for pedagogy purposes too.

You can order the book at Amazon at the following link

Adriano has provided some more information on the book at his website:

Book topics
I History
The Beginnings

Music and Early Twentieth-Century

Luminous Instruments

Abstract Films

Music and Abstract Art

Electronic Art

II Contemporary Developments
Animations and Videos