Massimo Bassan



Massimo Bassan is a music composer and sound designer. After a long experience as a jazz piano player, he graduated from Conservatorium of Castelfranco Veneto in Music Composition in 2008 and in 2011 obtained the specialization in film music. He works as a modern piano teacher and as a pop and jazz composer (published 2 records); he composes music for websites and for drama, being interpreted in most theatres in Veneto. He took part in orchestral projects as a composer - Festival “The Art of filming Music”, Venice 2008, Modern music festivals in Veneto and Tuscany. He has recently developed his composition experience, entering and exploring the world of computer music. He partecipated to the Erasmus Programme of Music Composition in Summer 2009, with a video and music installation. His work "L’incendiario", was selected for ICMC 2010 (International Computer Music Conference) held in New York in June 2010. He worked as a music composer for a docufiction on prevention of risks for earthquakes, called "Don’t Call Me Earthquake", which was selected for International Geocinema Vienna and on Rai 3, Italy. His efforts are now focused on the Computer Music composition. In October 2011, he wins the second prize for a competition launched by the European Parliament for the composition of a spot with a fear interculturalism in Europe. In February 2013 he is selected to Audiograft (Oxford) with the work "Angels of the earth" in the "Jukebox" section. In 2013 he is selected for artist in residence (march-april 2014) to Composer Center of Visby (Sweden) with a project for music for multimedia interactvive science. In 2014 he composes music for the webdoc “Seedversity” with a grant of “The Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme” and “European Journalism Center” , published on Wired website. The work “L'Incendiario” has been recently selected for Icsc (International Csound Conference) 2015 in St. Petersburg (Russia).

Funded project

SEEDversity - Feeding the Planet, Cultivating Diversity

A movement of farmers and scientists is promoting a worldwide sustainable and participatory approach to agriculture and food sovereignty. This project documents the impacts of this innovation in northern and southern rural communities.