Alessandra Eramo

Alessandra Eramo (born 1982 in Taranto, South Italy, lives and works in Berlin), also known under her artist name Ezramo, is an Italian-German sound artist, vocalist and composer who works primarily with voice and noise. She was trained in classical singing, piano and music theory since an early age, studied intermedial arts, experimental music and performance in Milan, Stuttgart and Venice. Through performance, video, drawings and installation, she investigates the tension between vocality and writing, the phonetics, the physicality and trance-like states in singing. The essence of her practice is to destabilize the normal expectations of voice, body and identity in order to trace a new sense of beauty in sound and language. Her artistic production focuses on the juxtaposition between pleasure and disturbance, fragility and power, memory and the present, public space and intimacy.

See also Ezramo.

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Alessandra Eramo - Tracing South (vinyl LP)
Corvo Records
Alessandra Eramo's solo album Tracing South is a sonic enchantment through the use of extended vocal techniques, analog electronics and her hypnotic field recording of bagpipe (zampogna) during the Carnival rites in Southern Italy.
Alessandra Eramo - Se Dio Vuole / God Willing (book)
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Corvo Records
Alessandra Eramo (Ezramo) talks about growing up in Tarano, a city shaped by Catholicism and superstition, by industrial pollution and the ancient tradition of mussel farming. Includes link to the audio files of the sound installation Se Dio Vuole.
Alessandra Eramo - Roars Bangs Booms (vinyl 7\
Corvo Records
This composition by Alessandra Eramo shows for the first time a vocal interpretation of eight onomatopoetic words from the Manifesto of Futurist Music The Art of Noises by Luigi Russolo, between sound poetry and noise.
Alessandra Eramo - Come ho imparato a volare (How I\'ve learnt to fly) (vinyl LP)
Corvo Records
18.00 14.00 €
Italian-German artist Ezramo (Alessandra Eramo) recorded the sounds of larvae during their transformation into flies. Trough rough, sub-real field recordings, she explores, interprets and lyrically re-invents the concept of metamorphosis.

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