Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta TURNING POINT (1999) audio cd



Turning Point was the historical exhibition of Omar Galliani in Lisbon, at the Palacio Foz, in October of 2000. For that event, Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta composed X, a digital concert dedicated to the artist which was used in the exhibition. The exhibition was curated by Lucrezia De Domizio Durini.

«A message of hope, a sublime attempt to explore, change, mutate common sense. Turning Point. A journey which always proceeds beyond and elsewhere»
Lucrezia De Domizio Durini (RISK ARTE OGGI)

Emanuel Pimenta is commissioned composer for Merce Cunningham since 1986, and his pieces have been played by important musicians as John Cage, David Tudor, Takehisa Kosugi, the Manhattan Quartet, John Tilbery, Michael Pugliesi and Martha Mooke among others. Emanuel Pimenta received the ABM Prize in 1977, the APCA Prize in 1986 and the Lac Maggiore Prize in 1994. He was also nominated for the Rolex Prize and the Unesco Prize, in 1992 and 1993.

Pimenta was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 1957. Since 1985 he lives in Lisbon and New York, developing several projects on music using Virtual Reality and cyberspace technologies.

ASA-CMC106 | 39'10"
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