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Stephen Vitiello is a sound and media artist whose sound installations have been presented internationally both in public spaces and museums. Among his recent projects are A Bell for Every Minute, a site-specific project commissioned by Creative Time for the High Line in New York (2010), and included in the Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition Soundings: A Contemporary Score (2013). Vitiello has collaborated extensively, working with such artists as Tony Oursler, Julie Mehretu, Joan Jonas, Steve Roden, Nam June Paik and Ryuichi Sakamoto. Originally from New York, he is now based in Richmond, Virginia where he is where is a professor in the department of Kinetic Imaging at Virginia Commonwealth University.
In conjunction with the exhibition With Hidden Noise, the USF Contemporary Art Museum will host a listening program with the exhibition’s curator and participating artist Stephen Vitiello.read more »
Organized by Stephen Vitiello and Alaina Claire Feldman, New York’s Hidden Noise is a one night event at Anthology Film Archives investigating the history of experimental sound in the 1970s in New York.read more »
Curating Time-Based Media is a ten-day professional development program that offers curators the opportunity to discuss, among colleagues, the concepts, logistics, and challenges of organizing exhibitions featuring durational art, installations, performance, dance, video, film, and sound art.read more »
Titled after Marcel Duchamp’s readymade of a ball of string containing a mysterious sound-making object hidden in its folds, With Hidden Noise brings together evocative sounds, some recognizable from traditional instruments and field recordings, and others masked through electronic processes.read more »