Dr Fiorenzo Palermo

Dr Fiorenzo Palermo
Dr Fiorenzo Palermo
Dr Settimio Fiorenzo Palermo studied sonic art with the composer, performer, instrument inventor and musicologist Hugh Davies. After obtaining an MA in sonic art researching on concrete and sound poetry, he catalogued the Hugh Davies Collection at the British Library with the support of the Saga Trust. He was awarded a PhD on Davies’s work in 2015, supervised by Dr. John Dack.

Dr Palermo has presented his research internationally and has been invited by a number of institutions such as the British Library and the V&A to discuss his work. In 2012 he co-curated the Sho-Zyg exhibition at Goldsmiths College, which saw some of Davies’s instruments and archival items displayed, as well as the performance and presentation of some of his pieces.

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