Krisma - essential biography*
From the New Dada to the satellite, from the beat moods to the
electronic experimentalism: the life and career of Maurizio Arcieri
and Christina Moser
change of name and
third album for the band (now with Hans Zimmer - now Oscar winning
composer - at synthetizers programming):
The single "Many Kisses" is a
big summer hit and climbs the European charts. Krisma develop the
first minisequencer: Krismino.
the Arcieris leave Polygram for CGD and start to work in Holland at a new
album that will be
completed among an Alpine chalet and Milan.
"Clandestine Anticipation" is released. Its sleeve artwork (by
the late art designer Mario Convertino) will mark a real miliary
stone. The album deals with water in all of its forms (liquid,
frozen, at the state of vapor, fog, snow or rain) and is
supported by a series of amazing videos filmed in tropical
they sojourn in New York
City. In the USA they will be authors of three videos for
subsequently they begin to work for France 2. In Italy they often
appear within different episodes of the program "Be Bop a
Lula" hosted by Red Ronnie for Italia
They teach electronic music and satellite contents in Detroit's
Cranbrook Academy of Art.
"Nothing To do With the Dog" (of which an international
version exists: "Fido") and "
"Nothing To do..." lyrics are by Krisma and Arto
their last work on
vinyl, "Non ho denaro", is released. One of the
hardest-to-find Krisma records, mostly sung in italian, "Non ho denaro"
contains gems like "Messaggiami" and "Jungle
their first records are
remastered. They continue the productions for Italian state
broadcasting company Rai Tre (Blob, Sat
Sat) and produce a cut-up
movie clip insert for for
Nitrato d'Argento a
Marco Ferreri (see
movie poster on Flickr).
Maurizio and Christina also design several video-art installations and are consultants
for Benetton's Centro Ricerca Comunicazione.
Since July 22, 1998, satellite television KrismaTV reaches, through
Skyplex, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and the Arabic
KrismaTV is now broadcasted from Eutelsat.
In June 2000 finally opens www.krismatv.net and Maurizio comes back
with the solo project Re/BIRTH...
the brand new Krisma cd single - has been released!!
New Releases, Collaborations and Research page.
* thanx, Aurora B.!
English translation by Mind Lounge and Patricia Vercammen.