2023
Country: IT/DE
Artist of the week

Sara Persico is a Berlin-based, Naples born sound artist, vocalist & DJ.
She cut her teeth experimenting on the fringes of Naples’s fiery underground
scene, while finishing her academic music studies and developing a technique that
would integrate her voice with analogue electronics, field recordings, and samples.
She presented her music in festival and venues like Ballroom Blitz Beirut, CTM
Festival, Codex Club, documenta fifteen, Ormside Projects, Dancity Festival,
Radical DB, among others.

As improviser and performer, she has collaborated with a wide spectrum of artists,
joining Evelyn Saylor’s vocal ensemble for Caterina Barbieri’s acclaimed “light-
years” show at Rewire Festival and London’s Southbank Centre, and performed
alongside Elvin Brandhi, The Ex’s Andy Moor, Tony Elieh, Ludwig Wandinger, Dirar
Kalash and many others.

She’s also a fearless DJ who’s able to straddle vastly different worlds, offering just
as much attention to abstract electronic sounds as she does bass-heavy club
music, noise, and vocal experiments. She’s currently a resident on Bethlehem’s
Radio Alhara.

Download press photo here (credit: Carmine Covino).

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