LUÍS FERNANDES

ABOUT

Luís Fernandes (1981) is a musician, sound artist and curator based in Braga, Portugal. His work is developed within the domains of musical composition, performance and art curating.

Besides a consistent work in the exploratory electronic music domain, he has collaborated with a wide range of artists in the past years, including some key figures of modern portuguese music and international artists, such as Hans-Joachim Roedelius, Rhys Chatham and Toshimaru Nakamura.

He also composes music for cinema, video and installations, including the film Mahjong, by João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata, presented at Cannes and Locarno festivals, and the exhibition Porto Poetic, an homage to the architects Álvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto Moura, in the Triennale di Milano with the support of the Museum of Modern Art – MoMa.

His work has been reviewed and highlighted by publications such as The Wire, The Arts Desk, Guardian, The Liminal, No Modest Bear, Visitation Rites, Les Inrockuptibles and several portuguese publications.

He was guest lecturer at Berklee College of Music – Valencia, Elektra – Festival d’arts numériques (Montreal), Serralves Foundation, Off the page – The Wire, Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Escola Superior de Música e Artes do Espetáculo (Porto).

Luis Fernandes is also the artistic director of Semibreve Festival, since 2011, and gnration, since 2014. He was invited curator of BIE festival on the 17thCerveira Biennial and has commissioned works to artists including Phill Niblock, Mark Fell, Ryoichi Kurokawa, Tarik Barri, Scanner, Stephan Mathieu, Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Zimoun.

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