Francisco López: untitled#341 (18’43”) | Viōarhelli - Mykines - Faroe Islands

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Francisco López

untitled#341 (18’43”)

Viōarhelli - Mykines - Faroe Islands

lat.: 62.1025, long.: -7.6499

About the work

Evolved from original environmental recordings of ice and snow done in Lesotho. Created at ‘mobile messor’ (Ljubljana, New York, Den Haag), February-April 2016. (c) francisco lópez 2016

About the artist

Francisco López is internationally recognized as one of the main figures in the realm of experimental music and audio art. His experience in the field of sound creation and work with environmental recordings covers a period of more than forty years, during which he has developed an impressive sound universe that is completely personal and iconoclastic and based on a profound listening to the world. He has realized hundreds of sound installations, projects with field recordings, and concerts/performances in over seventy countries, including the main international concert halls, museums, galleries and festivals, such as: National Music Auditorium (Madrid), PS1 Contemporary Art Center (New York), Museum of Modern Art (Paris), International Film Festival (Rotterdam), Festival des Arts (Brussels), EMPAC (Troy, USA), Darwin Fringe (Darwin, Australia), Institute of Contemporary Art (London), Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona, Center of Contemporary Art (Kita-Kyushu, Japan), National Museum Reina Sofía (Madrid), Spanish Pavillion at the Expo Dubai (United Arab Emirates), etc. His extensive catalogue of sound pieces –with live and studio collaborations, as well as projects curated and directed, with more than a thousand artists– has been released by over 450 recording labels / publishers all over the world. Among other prizes, López has been awarded five times with honorary mentions at the prestigious Ars Electronica Festival (Austria) and is the recipient of a Qwartz Award (France) for best sound anthology.