Environmental sound recordist and sound artist, Enrico Coniglio (Venice, 1975) is an Italian composer with an interest in the landscape aesthetics. Graduated in Town and country planning (IUAV), his research aims at investigating the loss of identity of places and the uncertainty about the evolution of the territory, with a particular referral to the context of the Venetian lagoon.
His approach, over the years, has been focused on the relationship between music and its ability to represent the phenomenal reality, especially adopting the term “topofonia” (eng. topophonia, the set of native sounds that belong to a given place and a given time, G. Paba) and developing the concept of “margin areas” as a personal analysis tool for the contemporary soundscape.
His music draws from a wide range of stylistic influences, from ambient to drone, from chamber music to modern classical, always with a strong predisposition to hybridize different musical genres.
His music, solo and collaborative works, have been featured by many labels such as Crónica electronica, Gruen Rekorder, Taalem, Fear Drop/Fario, Glacial Movements, Hypnos, Fluid Audio, Dronarivm, Silentes, Touch/Spire.
He has performed at various venues, festivals and art-galleries, most notably at Planet Love (Dublin), The Big Chill (Birmingham), Hydrophonia (Barcelona 2010), Flussi (Avellino), Teatro Fondamente Nuove (Venice), Café Oto (London), O’ (Milan), Störung (Barcelona), Liminaria (Benevento), Aquamatrix (Avellino), Stazione Topolove (Topolò), DOM Cultural Centre (Moscow), Forma (Udine).
Together with Leandro Pisano he runs the digital label Galaverna | approaching post-digital sound.
Enrico is member of AIPS – Archivio Italiano Paesaggi Sonori.