Born 1959 in Rome.
Musician, radio maker, artist and performer. His research on amateur pornography ?Realcore" (2000/2012) was presented in hundreds of different venues, from symposia to theaters, and the expression has since been adopted by scholars. It was also the topic of a semester class at the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009. His photo project "La Rivoluzione Siamo Noi" was exhibited in several venues and galleries in Europe. Presently he teaches History of Pop Culture in Milan, writes for various music magazines and works at his art, as well as unusual educational ventures. He lives in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Messinas Adresse: http://sergiomessina.com
Born 1959 in Rome.
You can reach Sergio Messina at http://sergiomessina.com
Sendungen im ORF-Kunstradio:|
5. 12. 1991
20. 10. 1994
28. 9. 1995
RadioMantra (1990); a (13 parts of 30' each) radio program, broadcast by Rai in 1992; it also included "Vox Divina" (non verbal) and "Trasporto eccezionale", both minor radioart hits in Italy and elsewhere; available for broadcasting.
RadioGladio (1991); a 4' radiomessage from Italy to America concerning the USA-sponsored "Gladio" operation in Europe; originally no copyright (and still available for free), this "song" was sent to 300 stations in Usa and Europe for free. Also copy and diffusion where legal and encouraged. Frank Zappa's comment was "Here is an example of how music can still open people's eyes" (l'Espresso, #23 1991).
La Vendetta del Mulino Bianco (RadioGladio records/Flying 1994); concept mini cd exploring the perverted relations between consumers and products; strictly for italian audiences. Still for sale in selected shops (after 6.000 have been sold...).
+D+ (Pi˜ di positivo) (1995); a 7 parts of 15' each broadcast made with the italian band Casino Royale. It was made for Radio DeeJay (Italy's largest commercial station) but is now available no copyright for any station who asks.
Buddha Stick: Inaudito (RadioGladio Rec./99 rec. 1996) The debut album of an imaginary band, Buddha Stick (really, Sergio Messina himself). It features 62' of music plus spoken word plus outrageous samples. Available for free on the Internet (buddhastick.enemy.org) or in very (too) selected record shops.