Francisco López

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Place of birth: 
Madrid
Nationality: 
Spanish

Francisco López is internationally recognized as one of the principal figures on the stage of sound art and experimental music. His experience in the field of sound creation and his work with environmental recordings covers a period of 30 years, during which he has developed an impressive sound universe that is completely personal and iconoclastic and based on profound listening to the world. He has performed hundreds of concerts, realized projects with field recordings, sound installations and workshops in 60 countries all over the world, including the main international museums, galleries and festivals, such as: PS1 Contemporary Art Center (New York), Museum of Modern Art (Paris), International Film Festival (Rotterdam), Festival des Arts (Brussels), 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), etc. His extensive catalogue of sound pieces (with live and studio collaborations with more than 100 international artists) has been published by more than 180 recording companies all over the world and he has received the honorific mention of the festival Ars Electronica (Linz) on three occasions.