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Tunnel Sonoro [Sound Tunnel] (1966)

Tunnel Sonoro [Sound Tunnel] (1966)

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People

  • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
  • Gianni Pettena (artist)

Title

Tunnel Sonoro [Sound Tunnel] (1966)

Dates of creation

circa 1966-2018

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 7 digital files (11 MB)
  • 3 drawings
  • 2 textual records

Scope and Content

This project series documents the sound performance "Tunnel Sonoro." It was created in 1966, when Pettena was experimenting with music and worked with musicians. "Tunnel Sonoro" was one of the results of his collaborations with musicians. This project consists of a sound performance during which a performer, entirely dressed in a metallic bodysuit, crosses a narrow tunnel "in which, by scrapping against the surfaces, their body 'played' the environment, imitating the sound of the wind [...]." [1] The performance was conceived for the (Musica Elettronica Viva), a live acoustic and electronic improvisational group from Rome.

The project series contains a project description in Italian and in English, a reproduction of a publication from the Biennale di Firenze describing the project, and drawings of the tunnel and the metallic bodysuit.

Source:

[1] Marco Scotini, editor. Non-conscious architecture: Gianni Pettena, Sternberg Press, 2018, 235 pages. p. 98.

Reference Number

AP207.S1.1966.PR01

Location

Italy

Language of material

English, Italian

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1966.PR01.001
    • Title: Drawing of tunnel and metallic costume for performance, Tunnel Sonoro
    • Dates of creation: circa 1966
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
    • Gianni Pettena (architect)
    • Gianni Pettena (artist)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 36 x 51 cm

    Location:

    Italy

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena

    Folder Number:

    207-001-001

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1966.PR01.002
    • Title: Project descriptions, and drawings of tunnel and metallic costume for performance, Tunnel Sonoro
    • Dates of creation: circa 1966
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)
    • Gianni Pettena (artist)

    Description:

    Also contains reproduction of a publication from the Biennale di Firenze in which the Tunnel Sonoro was presented.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 2 textual documents
    • 2 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 33.5 x 24.5 cm

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena

    Folder Number:

    207-005-001

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP207.S1.1966.PR01.003
    • Title: Project descriptions and digitized drawings for the tunnel and costume, Tunnel Sonoro
    • Dates of creation: 2011 - 2018
    • Form: drawings, born digital
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Gianni Pettena (archive creator)

    Description:

    Most common file formats: JPEG File Interchange Format, Microsoft Word for Windows.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 File

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 digital files (11 MB)

    Credit line:

    Gianni Pettena fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Gianni Pettena/
    Gift of Gianni Pettena

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