Stephen Vitiello | the artist
The artist Stephen Vitiello
Born 1964, Richmond, USA.
Lives and works in Richmond, VA and New York, NY, .
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Stephen Vitiello is a sound and media artist. In his work, he is particularly interested in the physical aspect of sound and its potential to define the form and atmosphere of a spatial environment…
stephen vitiello interview
Stephen Vitiello creates sound installations that often feature pristine recordings of natural environments and phenomena the Amazon rain forest or flapping moth wings for example sonically magnified to expose their internal detail and beauty. His installation work also focuses heavily on the use and implications of space as a compositional parameter. Vitiello has released several CDs and his work has been performed at The Tate Modern, The Whitney Museum of American Art, and The Kitchen, NYC. His work was also featured in the 2006 Biennale of Sydney and the 2002 Whitney Biennial. He is currently Assistant Professor of Kinetic Imaging at Virginia Commonwealth University…
interview stephen vitiello
In the world of sound art today, Stephen Vitiello is about as versatile and experimental a practicioner as they come. A sound artist/electronic musician, he shapes incidental atmospheric noises – whether it be the rustling of leaves in a forest or the merged clamouring of Manhattan and its rivers – into mesmerising soundscapes that alter our perception of the surrounding environment, creating unique installations that echo a special interest in the physical aspect of sound and its potential to define the form and atmosphere of a space…
"In college I was studying film theory, literature and I was playing music. And I tried to figure out a place to merge all three interests and video seemed to be the place where they all met."