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Researcher & Performer

SOUND ARTIST/PERFORMER. Composer of SAGASTAD Museum Soundscape. Co-Producer at QC/Nordic Cooperation Project Discussing Diversity. Co-Producer of UNM Festival 2019 in Piteå (SE) // Board Member at Ensemble Paramirabo & Art Cible (CA) // Former Board Member at UNM & Sound of Stockholm (SE) // Board Member at Konstmusiksystrar (SE).

Photo: Nuno Silva Pinto, 2022

Vanessa Massera, PhD (b. 1987/Montréal) specialised in electroacoustic music, a medium she now uses as a means to express poetic ideas whilst being anchored in the many different spaces and cultural environments she is inspired by. Her works have been performed amongst others at the ZKM (DE), NWEAMO Festival (JP/US), EMUFest (IT), Miso Music (PT), NYCEMF (US), TES (CA), Ai-Maako (CL), FRST (SE), MOKS (EE), with Éclats de Feux receiving the JTTP Canadian Electroacoustic Award. In 2019, she received her PhD at the University of Sheffield with the practice-based research subject Environment in Electroacoustic Music. Latest publication: Taking the Temperature: Curating, Crisis and Musical Diversity at OnCurating.

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