Born in 1964 in Porto (Portugal)
Lives and works in Barcelona, Spain.
He studied sculpture/installation at the fine art school in Paris with Christian Boltanski.
In 1992, he moved to Barcelona. Since then, his work stands somewhere between visual arts, visual poetry and sound. His installations and sound pieces, all of a low-fi character, have in common an interest for unstable processes, raw materials and gestures, where the manipulation of objects as instruments or instruments as objects has a strong phenomenological aspect.
From 1998 to 2006, he was member of espai 22a, an independent collective for contemporary art. From 2001 to 2006, he was also member of IBA col.lectiu d’improvisació
In sound poetry, he performs in solo polyglot and noise pieces ( portuguese, french and spanish), where sound establishes a different semantics.
Ongoing sound projects: Cremaster (with Ferran Fages), i treni inerti (with Ruth Barberán), Atolón (with Ferran Fages and Ruth Barberán), Astero (with Juan Matos Capote), 300 basses (with Jonas Kocher and Luca Venitucci) and duos with Pascal Battus, Tim Olive and Michel Doneda.
He has given workshops at Hangar (Barcelona, Spain), ESDI (Barcelona, Spain), Janácek Academy of Music and Performing Arts (Brno, Czech Republic), Arteleku (San Sebastián, Spain), Facultad de Bellas Artes, (Pontevedra, Spain), ESAD (Caldas da Rainha, Portugal), Crossroads during John Cage's Year, (Lublin, Poland) among others.
He has toured in Canada, Japan and Europe.
sound for videos / films:
effects of wording, by Catarina Simão, 2015
treblinka station, by Sergio Tréfaut, 2015
lo Jardí de les rahons perdudes, by Daniel B. Farré, 2010
the eye of night by Elena Ferrer, 2010
tu by Leos Ator, 2010
aurea naturalis in collaboration with Stéphane Tesson , 2009
dependencias by Eulàlia Valldosera, 2009
selected events / exhibitions:
edition of anima
box containing a visual and sound poem in portuguese, french and spanish +cd
released by lenka lente editions
curated by guillaume belhomme
poetry reading at cipM , marseille
curated by clara de asis
a selfless self in the nightless night; disembodied voices & imaginary friends
a collective listening session
curated by margit sade lehni
organized by bar at espacio práctico, barcelona
sound for the kiss, an experimental short movie by luis macías
l'alternativa, 21 festival de cinema independent, barcelona
a sound and visual poem edited as a book-object (text + mini cd)
by french publisher po&psy
curated by danièle faugeras
residency at Q02, brussels
mex festival, dortmund
curated by maija julius
uma palavra ressoante, poetry conference at warsaw university
curated by josé carlos dias
quiet fields on the way from work, collective sound exhibition, skolska gallery, prague
curated by ivan palacky
les actes en silence, multi-performance festival, les grands terrains, marseille
curated by mireille batby
presentation of insula, an octophonic piece for electric organ, performed with the game of life foundation's spatialization system, a sound system of 192 speakers and 12 subwoofers and using the wave field synthesis technique.
fabra i coats, barcelona
commissioned and curated by l'ull cec
interpretation and recording of Cartridge Music, by John Cage, Oxford Brookes University
curated by Stephen Cornford
limbo, sound installation for stuffinablank , a virtual collective exhibition
curated by Pedro Torres
presentation of poussière de voûte, an 8 channel acousmatic piece for paper, l'audible festival, Paris
curated by Jérôme Noetinger
sound collaboration with Arno Calleja (text) on a video by Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni, festival actoral, Marseille
residency at l'Arc, Romainmôtier, Lausanne
a rumour from the under void, outdoors sound piece for headphones, Parkowanie festival, Gdansk
curated by Marcin Dymiter
sound for experimental documentary Lo Jardí de les rahons perdudes, by Daniel B. Farré, wins IV prize Romá Gubern for cinema-essay, 2011
residency at QO-2, brussels
Sideratio. (collaboration with Stéphane Tesson). Flux. Festival de video d’autor, Santa Mònica. Barcelona.
curated by Habitual team video.
Collective interpretation of graphic scores by Robert Ashley, Eugenia Balcells, Annea Lockwood, Marina Rosenfeld, Lee Ranaldo, Walter Marchetti
curated by Barbara Held
Ça doit être ennuyeux pour toi. (with the collective label.m.) residency at Les bancs publics. Marseille. sound theatre
curated by Les banc publics
La métamorphose du plongeon. (collaboration with the collective label.m). L’Usine. Saint-Etienne. exhibition / sound theatre
sound poetry residency with Leos Ator at GRIM, Marseille
Línia de fuga. Lainteriorbodega. Barcelona. individual exhibition
Sound and me. Santa Monica. Barcelona. collective exhibition
curated by Oscar Abril Ascaso
Lladres de Cossos. Metrònom. Barcelona. collective exhibition
curated by espai 22a
Biblio/teca/u.tòpic-a/05. Biblioteca Jaume Fuster. Barcelona. collective exhibition
presentation of noise is the message, a collection of sound poems with Leos Ator, cipM, Marseille
Topophonie. Sala H. Vic. individual exhibition
curated by Jordi Canudas
Recol.leccions. Sala H, Vic. individual exhibition
curated by Jordi Canudas
Exploracions. La Capella, Barcelona. collective exhibition
curated by Manuel Olveira
Résidus. Galerie de la Friche. Marseille. residency and individual exhibition
Les enfants des bonfils. VAC, Ventabren. Marseille. collective exhibition
Dissuadint la memòria. Can Felipa, Barcelona. collective exhibition
Talgo. Nouvelle Galerie. Grenoble. collective exhibition
Les Routards. Can Felipa, Barcelona. collective exhibition
Off-site. Espai 22a, Barcelona. collective exhibition
residency at Hangar, Barcelona
La Très Grande Encyclopédie du Corps. Institut Français. Barcelona.
Zeppelin 00. Centro de Cultura Contemporanea. (CCCB). Barcelona.
curated by Osacr Abril Ascaso
15 parasitages. Batofar. Paris. residency and individual exhibition
Visto desde aquí, parece una exposición. With Art Larson. galeria Carles Poy. Barcelona
Caws. Espai 22a. Barcelona. individual exhibition
XVI Premis Nacionals d' Arts Plastiques. museu Salvador Vilaseca. Reus. collective exhibition
Sobre las Ruinas. Pati Llimona. Barcelona. individual exhibition
curated by Jeffrey Swartz
Axiomáticas. F30km/s. Barcelona. 2005
Le Cahier du Refuge. Nº 144. cipM. Marseille. 2005
Lo que no somos, lo que no queremos. Collaboration with Juan Carlos Meana. Gallery Bacelos. Vigo. 2004
Action Poétique nº162. Editions Farrago. Paris. 2002
Full nº16. International research & poetics. RSalvo Edicions. Barcelona. 1996