Lives and works in Madrid, Spain.
Multidisciplinary artist and composer. Industrial Engineer and Doctor in Information Sciences.
He has been a member of the Seminar of Art and Computer Science and of the ELENFANTE collective. Between 1984 and 2000 he performed voice and electronic concerts with singer and actress Esperanza Abad. In 1989 he began his collaboration with the multidisciplinary artist Concha Jerez, with whom he has continuously performed concerts and intermedia sound and visual installations, performances, radio works of art and videos, as well as digital photomontages and diverse graphic work. In addition, his individual work incorporates a particular use of the scenic, the treatment of voice and radio language.
He has received commissions from RAI, WDR Cologne, Radio France, La Muse en Circuit, Comunidad de Madrid, INAEM (Ministry of Culture), MUAC (Mexico), Fonoteca Nacional de México, ORF Kunstradio de Viena, Ars Electronica de Linz and YLE Helsinki, among other institutions.
His works have been disseminated in numerous festivals, concerts and exhibitions in Spain, Europe and Latin America.
He has been president of the AMEE (Spanish Electroacoustic Music Association), as well as founding member and president of the group Ars Acústica (UER). Between 1985 and 2008 he created and directed the programme Ars Sonora on RNE Radio Clásica.
Solo exhibitions at Freijo Gallery:
· 2018 Visible Sound (his first solo exhibition)
· 2020 The Notational Shift. LZ46 program.
Group exhibitions at Freijo Gallery:
· 2020 So far, so close, Freijo Gallery's 10th Anniversary virtual exhibition, at Virtual Freijo.
· 2020 S.M.E. (Sounds of Metastable Equilbriums), Sound Art virtual exhibition, also curated by him, at Virtual Freijo.
Catalogue of José Iges' exhibition at C3A in Córdoba, Spain.
Colección de Abismos-Monographic José Iges Festival Alicante 2009