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Juanjosè Rivas
circuit bending
Mexico City

Sound and visual artist. He has studied at SABK in karlsruhe Germany. As well, He has been a resident artist at HANGAR Multimedia Center in Barcelona Spain And in the Multimedia Center in México City.

His work has been exhibited in different festivals and galleries: Germany, Argentina, Canada, Spain, U.S.A, Japan, Portugal, Morocco and Mexico. Juanjosè has collaborated and shared stage with artist like Elliott Sharp, Joker Nies, Bloodyminded, Angelica Castello, Burkhard Stlang, Chris Cogburn, among many more.

His work use a lot of media and resources like: Sound improvisations, performances, presentations, live cinema, circuit bending, glitch sampling, radio interference, sonic walls, white noise, static, magnetism, residual sounds. Audiovisual actions that plunge us into a dark abyss.

Musicians from Afar »

Karen Borca (NYC): bassoon

Shayna Dunkelman (NYC): percussion

Ju Suk Reet Meate (Portland): trumpet

Hans Koch (Switzerland): bass clarinet

Andrea Neumann (Germany): inner piano

Tuna Pase (Istanbul): voice, flute, laptop

Juanjosè Rivas (Mexico City): circuit bending

Tomoko Sauvage (Paris): porcelain bowls, water

Gary Smith (United Kingdom): guitar

Keith Fullerton Whitman (Boston): electronics

Wobbly (California): electronics

Musicians from Baltimore »

Shelly Blake-Plock: stringed instruments

Ami Dang: sitar, voice, electronics

Drew Daniel: electronics

Dan Deacon: electronics, tuba

Tiffany Defoe: saxophone

Owen Gardner: strings

Ayako Kataoka: electronics

Liz Meredith: viola

Marc Miller: guitar

Stewart Mostofsky: electronics

Michael Muniak: feedback

M.C. Schmidt: electronics

Special Projects »

Dan Deacon (Baltimore)

Ayako Kataoka (Baltimore)

Dr. Johannes Rosenberg (Australia)

Dragos Tara (Switzerland)

Sound Installations »

Tristan Perich (NYC)

Karl Ekdahl (Baltimore)

Julie Benoit (Baltimore)

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Workshops »

Dragos Tara @ Goucher College (9/22)

Wobbly @ Peabody Conservatory (9/22)

Juanjosè Rivas @ MICA (9/22)

Hans Koch @ UMBC (9/24)

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