_Lou Mallozzi is a sound artist who makes sound installations, performances, works for CD and broadcast, improvised music, sound design for cinema and media installations, drawings, visual installations, and other projects. He regularly collaborates with other artists and musicians. Past collaborators include Michael Zerang, Fred Lonberg-Holm, Hal Rammel, Gustavo Matamoros, Charlotte Hug, Michael Vorfeld, Alessandro Bossetti, John Butcher, Antonia Contro, Maurizio Pellegrin, Sandra Binion, Isa Wiss, Carlos Zingaro Alves, Guillermo Gregorio, Birgit Uhler, Mark Dresser, Frances-Marie Uitti, George Lewis, 48 Nord, and many others.


Malozzi has received grants and residencies to pursue his work, including four Illinois Arts Council fellowships; a residency at the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Study Center in Italy; artist-in-residence positions at Harvestworks, New York and Spritzenhaus, Hamburg; and several faculty grants and residencies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Mallozzi is co-founder and executive director of Experimental Sound Studio, a nonprofit sonic arts organization in Chicago, and is on the faculty of the sound department of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.