Stephen Vitiello is active/lives in New York, Virginia. Stephen Vitiello is known for audio-scripted sound.
Biography Stephen Vitiello
An artists "who fills empty gallery rooms with noises and hums rather than paintings and sculptures", Stephen Vitiello began his career as an audio artist in 1983 when he was a student at SUNY's Purchase College and was also in a rock band. He became focused on making sounds "that feel visual", and began by scripting sounds for other artists such as Tony Oursler and Nam June Piak.
A 1999 residency through Thundergulch, the new media division of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, gave him studio space on the 91st floor of the World Trade Center. He put microphones on the windows---"it was like an electronic microscope"---and he hooked up audio cables so that he could hear sounds inside and outside. From this, he made a work titled
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