Margherita Brillada

Started in: 2022
Musician type: composer, electronic, other
University: Leiden University
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Nationality: Italy

Margherita Brillada is a sound artist and electroacoustic music composer based in The Hague. She obtained a Master's degree from the Institute of Sonology in The Hague with a research project focused on Radio Art as an expression of social relatedness. Her practice involves field recording and soundscape compositions characterized by acousmatic voices and instrumental sonorities. By increasing audiences' awareness, her work explores sound installations with immersive listening experiences and radio artworks in search of new synergies between pure abstraction and storytelling, bringing voice to current social thematics. She currently collaborates with Cashmere Radio, an experimental community radio station based in Berlin. The ambition of the radio is to preserve and promote broadcasting practices by playing with the plasticity and malleability of the medium, honouring and challenging its intrinsic qualities. Her works have been performed and broadcast in various countries, including The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy and Greece. She is currently a research associate at the Institute of Sonology and a docARTES PhD candidate at the ACPA University of Leiden (NL), with a project entitled: Re-thinking Radio Art: Community Radio and WebRadio.


Re-thinking Radio Art: Community Radio and WebRadio.

Started in 2022

The research investigates theoretical issues about community radio, collective listening, the socio-political agency of radio as a medium, new media technological development, and artistic implications/implementations.