JOHANN MERRICH: DO I HAVE TO CUT MY HAIR AND GET A JOB?
Johann Merrich is an experimental musician and a researcher on women’s contributions to electroacoustic and electronic music.
Her 2012 book “Le Pioniere della Musica Elettronica” (Pioneering Women in electronic music) was followed by “Breve storia della musica elettronica e delle sue protagoniste” (A short history of electronic music and its women protagonists), an English version of which will be available starting from June 2021.
Articles of her appeared in Thomann International’s blog and Red Bull Music Academy Daily and since 2019 her work has been published by musicaelettronica.it.
Since 2020 she has been part of the European project Key Change dedicated to gender equality in the music industry.
Her musical compositions have been hosted by institutions such as the Venice Art Biennale (France Pavilion, 2017) and international festivals such as Santarcangelo Festival (Sleep Concert, Imbosco 2018) and Venice International Performance Art Week (2017).
She’s part of L’Impero della Luce, an experimental project on the sounds of electromagnetic fields.