Anna Raimondo puts the language on stage and she does it by using a medium that does not allow subtitles, radio.
Autoportrait with water is a short recording of Anna performing in London in 2012. Someone is dumping a bucket of water over her head each times she states something linked to her personal identity.
Anna Raimondo, an italian artist based in Bruxelles, completed the MA Sound Arts at the London College of Communication (University of the Arts London). She has participated in several international exhibitions and festivals including the solo show Beyond voice. Me, you and everyone who is listening at Arte Contemporanea Bruxelles (BE); the 5th Marrakech Biennale (MA); Espace (Im)Media in Sporobole Art Center (Sherbrooke, CA); the collective sound exhibition Dirty Ear at Errant Bodies (Berlin, DE); as well the public sound art festival Paraphrasing Babel in Maastricht (NL); Ruído Branco at Jaqueline Martins Gallery (São Paulo, Br); the public art festival Nouzah Fenia – Festival de Casablanca (MA). Her radiophonic works have been broadcast internationally (Kunst Radio, AT; Deutschlandradio Kultur, DE; Resonance fm, UK; Arte Radio, FR; Mobile Radio Bsp, BR; Rai). Her curatorial projects are mainly focused on sound and radio art and have been presented in different venues, including the V&A Museum (London, UK); Le Cube- Independent Art Room (Rabat, MA); Spazio O’ (Milan, IT). She is co-editor with artist Younes Baba-Ali at Saout Radio. She also initiated Echoes with Amélie Agut, an itinerant pedagogic and artistic project about radio art and sonic memories. She writes for the French radio art magazine Syntone.