Sisters with Transistors, 2020, 86’
Screening and conversation with Vittoria Bonifati, Lisa Rovner, Chiara C. Siravo

23 June 2023, 6.30 pm 

Sisters with Transistors is the remarkable untold story of electronic music’s female pioneers, composers who embraced machines and their liberating technologies to utterly transform how we produce and listen to music today.

The film, narrated by Laurie Anderson, maps a new history of electronic music through the visionary women whose radical experimentations with machines redefined the boundaries of music, including Clara Rockmore, Daphne Oram, Bebe Barron, Delia Derbyshire, Maryanne Amacher, Eliane Radigue, Suzanne Ciani, Laurie Spiegel and Pauline Oliveros, protagonist of the exhibition Beethoven Was a Lesbian, on show until 10 September in CHAMBER MUSIC section. The event is realized in collaboration with Vittoria Bonifati and with the support of Villa Lontana Records. 



The screening will take place in the auditorium.
Free entrance until capacity reached.



LISA ROVNER is an artist and filmmaker based in London. All of her creative projects, ranging from short films, music videos, adverts and art exhibitions are strung together by a fascination with archives and sound and her underlying aspiration to transform politics and philosophy into cinematographic spectacle. Rovner has collaborated with some of the most internationally respected artists and brands including Pierre Huyghe, Liam Gillick, Sebastien Tellier, Maison Martin Margiela and Acne. Her films have been presented internationally in art venues and theaters. Currently, she is in development on an episodic comedy about the art world and on a television series about revolutionary architecture. Sisters with Transistors is her first feature documentary.



On Friday 16 June 2023, at 7 pm, Villa Lontana Records will presents Suzanne Ciani live performance at Villa Lontana in quadraphonic sound on the Buchla modular synthesiser. The concert will start shortly after and has a duration of approximately 40 minutes. The event will ends at 8.30 pm. For info and reservations click here.