DuChamp is an Italian scientist, musician and curator based in Berlin, religiously devoted to drone.
Drone is related to a precise childhood memory: the sound of the hair dryer, that her mother used to fix her hair. That was the sound of care, bliss, and infinite love. DuChamp uses different instruments (baritone guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, accordion) to find the closer one to the hair dryer she have in her memory.
She made her debut as solo on Aug 22, 2010, and has since performed across Europe and in the US West Coast. Her debut album NAR, recorded with Diego Ferri, has been released in 2013 on Boring Machines. In 2015 the split Sculpture, with French sound artist Felicia Atkinson, was released by Idiosyncratics. In 2016 and 2017, Full Body Massage records released that tapes Nectere and A Blazing World.
DuChamp is part of the drone duo Fausto Maijstral (La Station Radar), with Will Gresson. She plays baritone guitar and organ in the free form freakout band Roman Catholics (Full Body Massage) with Andi Stecher, and guitar in the female no-wave trio Xantene (Kitchen Leg) with Saiko Ryusui and Angela Munoz. She plays in the analog electronics impro duo Instant Voodoo. She is also part of the girl band with attitude Brabrabra (Kitchen Leg). She plays in other bands too, such as Klaus and Can-d, Mourning Star, Sacco e Vanzetti.
She’s the (sweet) half of the Berlin tape label Kitchen Leg records, that produced colorful and soundful tapes from Brabrabra, BeMyDelay, Ruins of Krüger, Paro, Mumbles, Brie, The Fingers, Razor Cunts.
As curator, she organize diy and passionate gigs for artists she loves, she’s part of the XB sunday matinee collective, curated a drone sound series called Alpha Wave in Spektrum Berlin, and together with Alice Cannavà, she was the co-curator of Occultofest.
As a scientist, she holds a PhD in Chemistry and she’s currently looking for an ace post doc.