Juanjosé Rivas (México. 1976)
Works and lives in Mexico city.

Visual/sound artist specialized in electronic media; Juanjosé Rivas was a residence artist for the Sound Art + Experimental Music program at BEMIS Center for Contemporary Arts (2020) and also a residence for sound art in Centre for Contemporary Creation MATADERO in Madrid, Spain (2013); he was Fellow Program Development Cultural Projects and Joint Ventures 2013; beneficiary of the Board of Contemporary Art PAC 2012; He has twice received the grant from the Young Artists Program specializing in Multimedia, FONCA-CONACULTA 2005 and 2011. He was a member of the Council of Planning and Evaluation for the Festival of Electronic Arts and Video Transitio_MX 2010-2014.

his work employs different techniques and resources such as Performance, installation, video, photo and drawing in order to make a speech from the translation, error, obstruction, and the interference inside artistic languages. He tries to define the impossible, to reveal the hidden, to articulate the unspeakable, and to evidence the truth as an instituted lie.

He currently teaches at university Centro, cinema, design, television, is the director of the series of international concerts of Sound Art and Experimental Music VOLTA in Mexico City and is also a member of the National System of Art Creators of FONCA (2017-2020).

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Juanjosé Rivas (México. 1976)
Works and lives in Mexico city.

Visual/sound artist specialized in electronic media; Juanjosé Rivas was a residence artist for the Sound Art + Experimental Music program at BEMIS Center for Contemporary Arts (2020) and also a residence for sound art in Centre for Contemporary Creation MATADERO in Madrid, Spain (2013); he was Fellow Program Development Cultural Projects and Joint Ventures 2013; beneficiary of the Board of Contemporary Art PAC 2012; He has twice received the grant from the Young Artists Program specializing in Multimedia, FONCA-CONACULTA 2005 and 2011. He was a member of the Council of Planning and Evaluation for the Festival of Electronic Arts and Video Transitio_MX 2010-2014.

his work employs different techniques and resources such as Performance, installation, video, photo and drawing in order to make a speech from the translation, error, obstruction, and the interference inside artistic languages. He tries to define the impossible, to reveal the hidden, to articulate the unspeakable, and to evidence the truth as an instituted lie.

He currently teaches at university Centro, cinema, design, television, is the director of the series of international concerts of Sound Art and Experimental Music VOLTA in Mexico City and is also a member of the National System of Art Creators of FONCA (2017-2020).

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