Stefano De Ponti - Calce

by Kohlhaas

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    Limited edition artist's book by Nina Haab + CD by Stefano De Ponti, designed by Alice Cannavà.
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    CD edition of Calce by Stefano De Ponti.
    Edition of 300 copies.

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about

[KHS 008]

Outcome of overlying minerals and organic sediments, shifted in the course of the millennia, the lime, in Italian ‘Calce’, is for Nina Haab (visual artist born in Bellinzona in 1985) and Stefano De Ponti (sound artist born in Milan in 1980) the metaphor of an extended creative process. Transdisciplinary work, Calce was born during a residency at Les Fours-à-Chaux in Saint-Ursanne in the Swiss Jura, an ancient cave and limekiln now hosting artistic and cultural projects. Listening to the territory and the people who have lived and still live there, the two artists have produced, gathered and shared a broad amount of audio-visual material, including images, interviews, historical documents, and soundscapes. Through processes of stratification and refining, these elements flow into a diptych of peculiar narrative and sound density, in which is dissolved the very possibility of an individual sensorial and mnemonic experience.

Curated by Sebastian Peter, with a layout designed by Alice Cannavà, Calce is published in a limited edition of 150 copies including CD + art book and in a 300 copies edition including CD + digital contents.

credits

released April 28, 2016

Produced by Sonnenstube and Kohlhaas in collaboration with Les FAC Fours-à-Chaux, Saint-Ursanne, La Grotta and Under My Bed Recordings.
Organization of sound, composition and words by Stefano De Ponti.
Concept developed in collaboration with Nina Haab.
Conceived and recorded at Les FAC, Saint-Ursanne, Switzerland and La Grotta, Lecco, Italy from July 2015 to February 2016 .
Mixed by Emanuele Magni and Stefano De Ponti.
Mastered by Giuseppe Ielasi.

Stefano De Ponti – cello, baritone guitar, soundscapes, tape, analog synth
Francesca Stella Riva – trombone
Elia Moretti – drums, percussions, vibraphone
Eleonora Pellegrini – voice, piano
Noémie Kraken Merçay – voice
k.a.n.a – voice
Luc Vallat – viola

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