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Roadstar

To continue my ongoing explorations into Media Archaeology I modified a discarded little CRT screen, destined to trash and probably pollution and transformed it into an artistic tool on which I can draw shapes using sound signals. In the fashion of Visual Music, I can […]

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Laser Guerrilla from the Roofs

The project started during the first Italian lockdown out of boredom and as an attempt to entertain sick or depressed citizens from their balconies in the city. Trieste sits on hills and I was living on the top floor of a tall building so it […]

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BLACK LIGHT (2022)

Choreography for Ultraviolet Laser Light on Photosensitive Surface In BLACK LIGHT the UV part of Laser light paints evolving worlds on a custom-made photosensitive canvas. In contrast with the frenetic but precise laser movements, structures with minute details slowly emerge resembling cities, forests, alien architectures. […]

RADIATION (2021)

For Laser and Particle Decay Trajectories The piece has been created from recorded signals of particle detectors from different locations in Europe. Particle trajectories have been translated into XY signals and manipulated in real-time to generate more complex shapes. The signals simultaneously drive the deflection […]

IMPROVISATIONS ON A SPHERE (2021)

Green beam of a Tektronik 620 analog monitor deflected by sound Created on an analog monitor using sound signals to deflect its beam horizontally vertically and in intensity. The setup for this video used part of LZX Industries video synthesizer modules (Cadets) with signals generated […]

SCAN PROCESSING STUDIES

Electron Beam deflected by Sound These works are intended as a tribute and continuation of the work by Woody and Steina Vasulka. Thanks to the recent digital advancements, I aim at extending the pioneering work of the Vasulaksby researching new approaches to Scan Processing. I […]

INspirals (2021)

Performance for Laser light and CRT Monitor Inspirals is the name that astrophysics gives to binary stars that loose energy and spiral in towards each other melting into one. In a similar way, for this live performance I have developed a novel technique to fuse […]

odbooqpo

odbooqpo is a Slovenian-Italian trio creating a sonic blend of psychedelic improvised music: spanning from contemporary electroacoustic pieces to space-free-jazz a la Sun Ra. odbo opqo has been invited to present its music in renowned international festival and clubs for contemporary music such as Interpenetration […]

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Neocortical F​-​Bars

A split album with Francisco Lopez (www.franciscolopez.net) A side – Untitled #383 – F. Lopez B side – 37:00 – A. Novello You can buy it here https://jestern.bandcamp.com/album/neocortical-f-bars

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Visual Music Workshop

DRIVING LASERS AND CRT MONITORS WITH SOUND SIGNALS Probably as a consequence of the renewed interest towards analog circuitry and modular synthesizers, in the last few years, analog video synthesis has become increasingly popular in the community of electronic musicians and multimedia artists. An easy […]

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Oscilloscope Graphic Artist Workshop

The Oscilloscope Graphic Artist (OGA) is probably the simplest and cheapest video synthesizer, able to create complex imagery on an oscilloscope or a modified CRT monitor or Television. For this reason is perfect as a starting point for anyone who wants to start with analog […]

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Laser Drawing

Listen to the Light and See at the Sound I use the sound from my modular synthesizer to control laser light and create curvy shapes with vivid colors. Laser Drawing is a completely analog audiovisual improvisation that binds sound and light in a unique synaesthetic […]

Bit Beat Bot Workshop

BitBeatBots is the most inexpensive, portable and expressive sound engine. It generates all sounds from one-line code formulas. During the workshop the participants without prior experience will solder their Bit Beat Bot and improvise a collective performance for the public using the little synth they […]

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Celestial Harmonies (2019)

Contemplative Installation for hybrid analog-digital audiovisual device They call it “Media Archaeology”: brushing off the dust from old tools from a civilisation that hastily jumped into the digital world and left behind forgotten ghosts. In Celestial Harmonies I have hacked a Vectrex (a game console […]

Phos (2018)

light-sensitive gestural surface A gestural light controller sensitive to light intensity, color and movement. It has been presented either as Installation and as Performance. Developed by Alberto Novello aka JesterN and assisted by Alessandro Fiordelmondo and Arcangelo Di Donato at the Conservatory of Padua, Italy.

Dance Concert (2018)

I developed the sound control for 8 theremins on stage and the live music for the choreography of Ola Maciejewska’s Dance Concert. Premiered at Centre Pompidou, Paris. Co-production: National Taichung Theater (TW), Centre chorégraphique national de Caen en Normandie (FR), Productiehuis /Theater Rotterdam (NL), Ballet […]

Cahier de Petits Coquillages vol. IV​/​V

1- Escargots 2- Mollusques Tom Arthurs – Trumpet Alberto Novello – Modular Synth Recorded and Mixed by Alberto NovelloMastered by Tommaso MarteArtwork by Erin McKinney The physical release can be found on on Setola di Maiale recordsor write me. released August 16, 2018 Thanks to Stefano […]

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BitBeatBot (2017)

1 line-of-code synth To avoid Mp3 or CDs I decided to release my last album as synth: the little synth I used to create it, the BitBeatBot. You can find it here https://jestern.bandcamp.com/album/bitbeatbot-1-line-code-music BitBeatBot is a cheap, portable and expressive sound engine. It generates all […]