Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Musikwissenschaft

Marcello Lussana

Systematische Musikwissenschaft - "Soziale Interaktion durch Klang-Feedback – Sentire"

KG 5, Raum 106

Tel: +49(0)30-2093-65816

E-Mail: marcello.lussana [at]

Marcello Lussana is a research associate and coordinator of the project “Social interaction through sound-feedback - Sentire” at the Department of Musicology and Media Studies. He is responsible for the research and development of the sound design and sound mapping of the Sentire system. The research is carried out using a particular interview method, called microphenomenology, that aims to uncover usually nonconscious levels of a certain experience and giving precious information for the development of the sound mappings.


After completing his study at the University of foreign languages and literatures in Bergamo (IT) in 2004, he earned a Master in Technology and Communication in Torino (IT) in 2005. In 2010, he attended the Master of Sound Studies program at the University of Arts in Berlin (UdK, DE). Since 2012, he has been a composer and programmer for different projects, such as MotionComposer ( and Metabody ( He lives in Berlin and produces computer music for audio-visual performances, dance, theater, and live electronics.  He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at Humboldt University of Berlin on the subject of interactive music and body perception under the supervision of Jun.-Prof. Dr. Jin Hyun Kim.