Artist Projects


Joan Jeanrenaud , Alessandro Moruzzi

Aria is an installation that combines Joan Jeanrenaud’s original music with Alessandro Moruzzi’s set, lighting and video design. The work is a cello solo performed by Jeanrenaud, accompanied by layers of prerecorded celli, found sounds, samples and loops. The piece is inspired by the decline in the natural environment and the politics that surround this issue. Aria‘s installation component includes a swinging cello, microphones and video projections that incorporate scientific data as well as other images. Throughout the work, air serves as a central metaphor for the invisible bond among the planet’s inhabitants.

Project Updates

  • 2008: Aria premieres at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts as part of Bay Area Now

  • Artists

    Joan Jeanrenaud

    A member of the Kronos Quartet for 20 years, cellist and composer Joan Jeanrenaud has created over twenty original music works, including _Vermont Ru…


    Alessandro Moruzzi

    A native of Bologna, Italy, Alessandro Moruzzi is a visual artist who often works with music, video, and film. Since moving to San Francisco in 1984,…


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