Marco Fusinato’s Ear-Piercing Endurance Performance at the Venice Biennale
“Desastres,” the artist and musician’s immersive installation at the Australian pavilion, features a cacophony of stark images and sounds.
April 28, 2022
4 minute read
At the entrance of the Australian pavilion at the 59th Venice Biennale, earplugs are handed out to visitors as a safeguard against what lies inside: “Desastres” (April 23–November 27), an immersive experimental sound project by artist Marco Fusinato that synchronizes stark sounds and images. It features the artist, seated next to a freestanding, floor-to-ceiling LED wall, improvising on an electric guitar, generating short, piercing intervals of screeching feedback and noise.
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