Simo Alitalo studied philosophy and musicology at the University in Turku, Finland. He is currently working on his doctoral dissertation at the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki. As a sound artist and a radio producer, he develops experimental sound environments and narrative radioproductions that increase awareness of our surrounding soundscapes and their significance in our everyday existence.

Alitalo’s installation work has been shown and broadcast all over Europe, USA and other parts of the world. He is an active member of the sound art and acoustic ecology communities, a founding member of the international World Forum for the Acoustic Ecology (WFAE) and the Finnish Society for Acoustic Ecology. He is also a member of the WFAE international board. He is also very involved in the Radioatelier unit of Finnish Broadcasting Co (YLE). His radio projects have also been aired also in Australia, Germany, Italy and Austria.

Exhibitions at Location One:
Encounters/Kohtaamisia, interactive sound installation :: Residents’ Exhibition June 2006

Interview with Elena Sorokina, independent curator.

NY ARTS Magazine

Simo Alitalo’s residency at Location One is supported in part by FRAME (Finnish Fund for Art Exchange)