Julian Scordato





Julian Scordato is a composer and artist whose work focuses mainly on sound, graphics, and new media. He studied composition and electronic music at the Conservatory of Venice and sound art at the University of Barcelona. In 2009 he co-founded the Arazzi Laptop Ensemble, a group of electroacoustic music performers and composers interested in the interaction between musicians and technology. Since 2015 he has joined SaMPL - Sound and Music Processing Lab, a distributed infrastructure for education, research and production based in Padua, Italy. As a technologist, Scordato has written articles and presented research results related to interactive systems for music performance and graphic notation in conferences and lectures. From 2020, he holds the chair of electroacoustic music composition at the Conservatory of Padua.

His award-winning electroacoustic and audiovisual works have been performed and exhibited in international festivals and institutions including Venice Biennale, Institute of Contemporary Arts (London), Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space, Electronic Language International Festival (Sao Paulo), Cervantes Institute (Rio de Janeiro), International Image Festival (Manizales), Gaudeamus Music Week (Utrecht), Centre for Contemporary Arts (Glasgow), Sonorities Festival (Belfast), Seoul International Computer Music Festival, Art & Science Days (Bourges), Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (Stanford), Athens Digital Arts Festival, ZKM Center for Art and Media (Karlsruhe), Spektrum Art Science Community (Berlin), and New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival. His music has been broadcast by Radio UNAM, NAISA Webcast, Resonance FM, RAI Radio3, RadioCemat, Radio Papesse, RadioCona, Radiophrenia, Radio Gracia, Radio Circulo, Radio Tsonami, and other stations. His scores have been published by Ars Publica and Taukay Edizioni Musicali.