Susanna Caprara

La Cosa Preziosa (Susanna Caprara) is an award-winning sound artist and field recordist originally from the south of Italy and based in Dublin, Ireland. Her work is focused on the creation of original soundscapes for gallery installations, radio broadcasts and live performance, as well as the exploration of the short-form through her monthly email dispatch, The Secret Soundscape Club. Recent completed projects include Onironautica (RTÉ Lyric FM commission for EBU Ars Acustica's broadcasts of Art's Birthday 2017 - finalist of the EBU Prix Palma Award 2017), Numphé, a soundscape composition inspired by a Lucien Clergue photograph as part of Landscape/ Soundscape at Arthur Ross Gallery, Penn State University (USA), and Mean Time, a large scale live performance inspired by the women of 1916 (Richmond Barracks and live broadcast on RTÉ Lyric FM, nominated for an IMRO Irish Radio Award and a New York Festivals Radio Award.)