SAXOPHONE PLAYER, COMPOSER, IMPROVISER & MULTIDISCIPLINARY ARTIST
CAMILA NEBBIA, "L’INTRANSIGEANCE N’EST PAS UNE STATISTIQUE"
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Camila Nebbia is a saxophone player, composer, improviser, visual artist, curator and educator from Buenos Aires, Argentina based in Berlin, Germany. Her artistic practice reflects the relationship between different media in the context of memory and identity. Her visual work includes super 8 film, destroyed archives, expanded cinema & digital video. Co-creator and curator of the collective interdisciplinary group and improvised music series “La Jaula se ha vuelto pájaro y se ha volado”, the interdisciplinary festival “Guillotina Fest'' and creator and curator of the streaming concert series called “The warmth of proximity” and “A door in the mountain”. Co-founder of the collective and independent record label based in Portugal “Habitable Records” and founder of the concert series and independent label “Disfigured Rivers” based in Berlin. Has released as a band leader and solo performer “A veces la luz de lo que existe resplandece solamente a la distancia” (Kuai 2017), “De este lado” (Club del disco 2019), Aura (ears&eyes records 2020),“Corre el río de la memoria” (ramble records 2021) and “Presencias” (Sound Holes 2021) “Una ofrenda a la ausencia” (Relative Pitch Records 2023).
Played and recorded with many artists of the international scene such as Valentin Garvie, La Big Nant, Axel Filip Sextet, Nacho Szulga Quintet, El devenir del río, Burka, Paula Shocron, Barbara Togander, Patrick Shiroishi, Paul Pignon, Vinnie Sperrazza, Katt Hernandez, Kenneth Jimenez, Lesley Mok, Violeta García, Susana Santos Silva, Tom Rainey, Elsa Bergman, l’ Arfi collective of Lyon, Joanna Mattrey, Micheal Formaneck, Flatter Ensemble, John Hughes, Lesley Mok, among others.
Participated of many festivals around the world such as Winter Jazz Fest NYC co-presented with M3 (U.S), Buenos Aires Jazz Festival (ARG), Lima Jazz Festival (PE), Diskurs Festival (DE), Ultima Oslo (NO), among others, and has assisted to several residencies such as, ART OMI (NYC), SIM (NYC) Jazz & Creative Music dictated by Tyshawn Sorey and Vijay Iyer (CA), Konvent Zero (ES) UNCOOL (CH), Ensemble Evolution (US), CirkusVranen (SE), CCK with Tim Berne, Marilyn Crispell & Ben Goldberg (AR), among others.
Studied classical saxophone at the Conservatory "Astor Piazzolla", jazz at the "Manuel de Falla" Conservatory, Film Direction at the Universidad Del Cine, and the masters degree program “CoPeCo Contemporary Performance and Composition at Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in Estonia, Royal College of Music in Stockholm in Sweden, National Superior Conservatory of Music Dance of Lyon in France and Hamburg University of Music and Theatre in Germany. Was part of the second cohort of Mutual Mentorship for Musicians M3 created by Jen Shyu & Sara Serpa 2021, and was a curatorial fellow at the Experimental Sound Studio of Chicago 2022.
Grants & Awards:
Grant from FNA (fondo nacional de las artes) to assist improvisation & composition seminar 2015
Creation Grant from FNA to create new work with the group “El devenir del río” and other woman composers 2018
Ba Música grant with the group Mingunos 2019
Creation Grant from FNA to create new compositions 2019
Raúl Urtazún & Frances Harley scholarship to assist Banff workshop 2019
FNA Second Prize of new album to “El devenir del río” 2020
Workshops & Seminars:
Flute teacher at Lieco Frances 2014-2015
Teacher of the music and artistic workshop for kids in the kindergarten Viento sur, Argentina 2015-2016
Improvisation workshop at Fundación Telefónica, Lima Perú 2019 in collaboration with Nicolás del Aguila
“Improvisación y composición creativa” Improvisation & Composition workshop at Buenos Aires, Argentina 2020 in collaboration with Violeta García
“Identity in relationship with multidisciplinary artistic practice” In the jazz festival of Mar del Plata
“Improvisación y composición creativa” Improvisation & Composition workshop Online hosted by EME (escuela de música experimental) 2021 in collaboration with Violeta García
Residency of improvisation & graphic scores with Conserere Lab @ Milano, Italy
For workshops, masterclasses, projects and/or concert bookings contact me by: email@example.com