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The Art of Sound and Light, St Petersburg

SECOND INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL CONFERENCE "THE ART OF SOUND AND LIGHT", SAINT PETERSBURG, took place from OCTOBER 18–20, 2021. The conference was online this year.  The conference was organised and hosted by: The Department of Organology inside the Russian Institute for the History of the Arts, the Foundation for support of the audiovisual and technological art “Prometheus” (Foundation “Galeev-Prometheus”) and Sergey Zorin’s Optical Theater.   The three day event was co-ordinated by Olga Viktorovna Kolganova — Department of Organology Scientific Research Scientist, Russian Institute for the History of Art (St. Petersburg). The organising committee was: Olga Viktorovna Kolganova, Anastasia Borisovna Maksimova - Associate Professor of Kazan State Power Engineering University, Jörg Jewanski - Adjunct Professor at the University of Münster, Germany, Serge

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