Giulia Vismara, born in Venice, currently living in Brussels, graduated in musicology at the University of Bologna and obtained a Master's degree in music and new technologies at the Conservatory of Florence and the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. She studied sound design for cinema and attended several workshops on acousmatic and electroacoustic composition (Trevor Wishart, Natasha Barrett, Beatryz Ferreyra). 

She is currently finishing her PhD at the IUAV in Venice, at the Department of Architecture and Design, with a research on the relationship between sound, space and body: Correspondences and interactions between sound, space and body, strategies for a sound design of space.

Her work as a composer ranges from live electronic music, electroacoustic and acousmatic composition to sound installations. She composes for theatre and performance. At the moment her focus is on the spatialization of sound and the use of 3D technologies. Her sound works have been performed in Italy, Germany, Belgium, France, Canada, United States, UK. 

Campo San Beneto


  • 2020-2021, Werkplaats Walter, in collaboration with Franziska Windisch, Brussels, (BE);

  • December 2019 - January 2020, Tempo Reale, Florence, (IT);

  • November - December 2019, Overtoon, Brussels, (BE);

  • August 2019, Institut für Elektronische Musik und Akustik, IEM, Graz, (AU);

  • September 2019, The games of Life, The Hague, (NL);

  • October 16 - November 5, 2016, selected by Natasha Barrett, ACA, Florida, New Smyrna beach, (US);

  • October 5 - 23, 2016, Q02, Bruxelles, (BE);

  • August 2016, La Chambre Blanche, Québec City, (CA);


Residencies in collaboration with Dehors Audela


  • 2018, Teatro Cantiere Florida/VersiliaDanza, Firenze, (IT);

  • 2018, Lavanderia a Vapore, Torino, (IT);

  • 2018, Claps, Spazio Danzarte, Brescia, (IT);

  • 2017, Spazio K, Prato, (IT);

  • 2015-2016, Tenuta Dello Scompiglio, Lucca, (IT);

  • 2014-2016, Acs Abruzzo Circuito Spettacolo, Teramo, (IT); 

  • 2017, Armunia, Castiglioncello, (IT);

  • 2017, Le Murate, Firenze, (IT);

  • 2017, Spam/Aldes, Porcari, Lucca, (IT);

  • 2016/2017, Anghiari Dance Hub, Anghiari, (IT);

  • 2015, Cross Award, Verbania, (IT);


  • 2018, Accidentali, Segnali Festival, Perugia

Endless Ending Process:

  • 2018, Lavanderia a Vapore, Collegno, (IT); 

  • 2018, Teatro Cantiere Florida, Firenze, (IT);


  •  (In)Generazione, SanGimignano, 2017; 

  • Fabbrica Europa, Firenze, 2017; 

  • FuoriFormato, Genova, 2017; 

  • ElectroCamp, Forte Marghera, 2016; 

  • Acs Electa Teramo, 2016; 

  • TeatriDiVetro10, Roma, 2016;

  • CC – Claude Cahun Contre Culture, Assemblaggi Provvisori, Tenuta Dello Scompiglio, Lucca, 2016

Plica Ex Plica:

  •  CrossAward, Villa Giulia, Verbania, 2015; 

  • Teatro Franco Parenti, Milano, 2015


  • Diffrazioni Festival, 2015, Firenze; 

  • Performatialtri, Firenze, 2013; 

  • Peraspera, Bologna, 2014; 

  • Schiume Festival, Venezia, 2014


  • 27/03/2020, Live electronics, Listen! Festival, Brussels, (BE);

  • 2018, Azimath, Sound design for Matera Capitale europea della cultura, (IT);

  • 2018, Triennale design, Milano, (IT);

  • 2018, Beast fest, Birmingham, (UK); 

  • 2017, Matera intermedia festival, Matera, (IT); 

  • 2017, Tempo reale festival, Firenze, (IT);

  • 2017, Live electronics, Eavesdrop, Ausland, Berlin, (DE);

  • 2016, Live electronics, Aut fest, Berlin (DE);

  • 2016, UNSPACES, La Chambre Blanc, Quebec City, (CA);

  • 2015, Live performance, Collectif Hapax, Tulouse, (FR);

  • 2013, ECLISSIII, Diffrazioni Festival, Loggia del grano, Firenze, (IT)



  • 17-19/05/2018, MAF – Media Art Festival, Roma, Maxxi; 

  • 4-6/10/2018, Positioning, Malta; Videodance Studies, Valencia;


  • 23-25/03/2018, Seeing Sound, Bath, (UK); 

  • 8/05/2018, Paesaggi Sonori, Novara, (IT); 

  • 6-10/06/2018, AsoloFilmFestival, Treviso, (IT); 

  • 11/2018, 17days, Western Michigan University, (US); 

  • 1-23/04/2017, Dislocata, Vignola, (IT); 

  • 3-5/05/2017, Forlì, (IT); 

  • 30/05/2017, Premio M.Cosua, Festival Pasinetti, Venezia, (IT); 

  • 27/06/2017, StoriesWeDance, Genova, (IT); 

  • 20/09/2017, Videodance meeting, Valencia, (IT); 

  • 21/11/2017, VancouverAlternativeFilmFestival, Vancuver, (CA); 

  • 8/12/2017, OvertheReal, Viareggio, (IT)

Tertium non datur?:

  • 24/07/2016, Estrazione/Astrazione, Festival d'arte contemporanea, Caltanissetta, (IT);

  • Bocs8, Raw – Rome Art Week, 9-14/10/2017, Roma, (IT)


  • November 2019, Soundstack, Workshop: Spatial Entities, Queen Mary University, London (UK);

  • Maggio 2018, Blowing up trajectories, Workshop, QO2, Brussels, (BE);

  • May - October 2018, Visiting researcher at Electronic Music Studio, TU, Berlin (DE);

  • 31 May 2018, Seminar and workshop, The production of space, strategies for contemporary architecture, theatre and music, with Gerriet K. Sharma and Gioele Peressini, IUAV, (IT);

  • 2018, Guest lecturer: Sound research and his interaction with the space, at Architecture and space of the scene by Prof. Mario Lupano, IUAV, (IT);

  • 2017, Four interventions about sound: Sound as material, Sound as memory, Sound as illusion, Sound as augmented, IUAV, (IT);

  • 2016, Workshop, Composing with the soundscape with Prof. Massimiliano Ciamaichella and Dr. Francesco Bergamo, University of Venice, IUAV, (IT);

  • 2015-2016, Music and New Technologies, High School for music, Livorno, (IT).


  • EMS 2020, Electroacoustic Music Studies Network, De Montfort University, (UK); postponed

  • CIM 2020, University of Turin, (IT); postponed

  • Suono, Ascolto, Ricerca, 2020, on line conference, IUAV, Venice, (IT);

  • ISSTA 2018, with Dr. Burak Pak, MA Caroline Claus and Johann Diedrick, Ulster University, Derry/Londonderry (UK);

  • RCA 2018, Research culture in architecture, TU Kaiserslautern, (DE);

  • Insonic 2017, ZKM, Karlsruhe, (DE);

  • Helicotrema Festival 2017, Sonic infractions, a conversation with Caroline Claus, IUAV, (IT);

  • FRID 2017, Fare ricerca in Design, IUAV, University of Venice (IT);