Eyes on Music – Online Workshops

Eyes on Music 2024 – Online Workshops

curated by Simone Tarsitani and Marco Lutzu


Eyes on Music is an initiative organised by the Intercultural Institute of Comparative Music Studies (IISMC) at Fondazione Giorgio Cini in Venice with the aim of promoting training and production support activities in the field of audiovisual and multimedia ethnomusicology.

This year the project includes a new series of online workshops.
Each event will focus on a topic of technical, theoretical, and methodological interest within the field of audiovisual media for ethnomusicological research.

These online gatherings aim at offering an opportunity for individual growth within a community of researchers with a shared interest in the field of audiovisual ethnomusicology.




Friday 10th May 2024 15:00-18:00 (CEST)

360-degree video

Introduction and moderation by Marco Lutzu and Simone Tarsitani

Guest speaker: Rossella Schillaci, filmmaker and visual anthropologist

AFFIORARE / SURFACING (VR FILM, in post prod., by Rossella Schillaci)


Friday 12th July 2024 15:00-18:00 (CEST)

Diego Carpitella Fellowship – Presentation of current film productions in progress

Diego Carpitella Fellow 2023-2024: Diego Pani | Mantènnere 2024
The documentary investigates the cultural and social significance of multi part singing in the oral tradition in Santu Lussurgiu, Sardinia.
The film will premiere in Venice on 5 December.

Diego Carpitella Fellow 2024-2025: Kawkab Tawfik | Zar ritual on the Nile: Salila, the spirit of the water

The project consists of documenting an entire Salila’s ritual, from its divinatory phase to the final possession dance ritual
carried out on the Nile, in the north of Cairo.


Friday 13th September 2024 15:00-18:00 (CEST)

Participatory ethnographic methodologies applied to music

Introduction and moderation by Marco Lutzu and Simone Tarsitani

Guest speaker: Dario Ranocchiari, Professor at Universidad de Granada (Spain)


Registrations are open for the second event on Friday 12 July 2024.

Send an email to musica.comparata@cini.itby 10th July – to confirm your participation and to receive the Zoom link to join the event.