Country: IT

Italian artist Michela Pelusio creates audiovisual performance, installations, kinetic live sculptures and instruments. Her research explores human perception, physical phenomena, visuals and sounds, art and science.

She performs and exhibits worldwide at spaces such as Bozar Centre of Fine Arts Brussels, Max-Planck Institute of Astrophysics in Munich, all Mutek festivals in the world, Chroniques Biennale des Imaginaires Numeriques, Gmem Centre National de Création Musicale in Marseille, TodaysArt festival in Den Haag, Electrones Libres at Stereolux in Nantes, Miraikan The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo, Lexus Hybrid Art Exhibition in Moscow among many others.

Michela Pelusio graduated from the Sculpture department of the Academy of Fine Art of Carrara and received an MA degree of Music from the ArtScience Interfaculty of the Royal Art Academy and the Royal Conservatory of Den Haag in The Netherlands. Her main tutors were Edwin van der Heide and Joel Ryan. She was a teacher at the ArtScience Interfaculty in The Hague for 3 years, teaching courses “Synesthetics” with Frans Evers, and “Genius Loci” with Robert Pravda and Horst Rickels. Later she moved to Greece and founded and curated for 5 years ResidenceSEA – Sensing your Environment through Art a residency in Crete, for international artists who engage in a dialogue between art and science. She is now based in Athens, Greece.

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Past events

This artist participated in the SHAPE platform which concluded in 2022. The current version of the project is SHAPE+. Like its predecessor, it is co-funded by the European Union.