Photo of the artist

Photo of the artist

"Searching for Infinity," 2017. Video with stereo sound. Duration 9'11''. Edition of three copies.

"Searching for Infinity," 2017. Video with stereo sound. Duration 9'11''. Edition of three copies.

"Searching for Infinity," 2017. Video with stereo sound. Duration 9'11''. Edition of three copies.

"Searching for Infinity," 2017. Video with stereo sound. Duration 9'11''. Edition of three copies.

"Dedications. From 1 to ∞", 2017. InterMedia installation. Computer application made in Max/MSP. 3 copies + 1 PA

"Dedications. From 1 to ∞", 2017. InterMedia installation. Computer application made in Max/MSP. 3 copies + 1 PA

"Dedicatarias y Dedicatarios", 2017-2019.  Installation. Sheet 0 of 8, of 100 x 70 cm. Original print in Dibond-aluminium.

"Dedicatarias y Dedicatarios", 2017-2019. Installation. Sheet 0 of 8, of 100 x 70 cm. Original print in Dibond-aluminium.

Installation view of the work "Dedicatarias y dedicatarios" at C3A in Córdoba, part of his solo exhibition entitled "Self-portraits", 2019.

Installation view of the work "Dedicatarias y dedicatarios" at C3A in Córdoba, part of his solo exhibition entitled "Self-portraits", 2019.

Installation view of the work "Dylan in between" (2001-2017) at the C3A in Córdoba, part of his individual exhibition entitled "Self-portraits", 2019.

Installation view of the work "Dylan in between" (2001-2017) at the C3A in Córdoba, part of his individual exhibition entitled "Self-portraits", 2019.

Installationiew of the sound and visual piece "El Retorno de Ulises" (2019) at the C3A in Córdoba, part of his solo exhibition entitled "Self-portraits", 2019.

Installationiew of the sound and visual piece "El Retorno de Ulises" (2019) at the C3A in Córdoba, part of his solo exhibition entitled "Self-portraits", 2019.

"In Cage's Garden", 2017. Video with stereo sound. Duration: 4'18'' Edition of three copies.

"In Cage's Garden", 2017. Video with stereo sound. Duration: 4'18'' Edition of three copies.

"Illusory Mirror Background - Text-score John Banville," 2019. Text-Scores printed on a methacrylate mirror, displayed on music stands.

"Illusory Mirror Background - Text-score John Banville," 2019. Text-Scores printed on a methacrylate mirror, displayed on music stands.

"Illusory Mirror Background - Text-score Jean Baudrillard", 2019. Text-score printed on a methacrylate mirror, displayed on a music stand.

"Illusory Mirror Background - Text-score Jean Baudrillard", 2019. Text-score printed on a methacrylate mirror, displayed on a music stand.

InterMedia installation of "Fondo Ilusorio de Espejos" (2019) at the C3A in Córdoba, part of his solo exhibition "Self-portraits", 2019.

InterMedia installation of "Fondo Ilusorio de Espejos" (2019) at the C3A in Córdoba, part of his solo exhibition "Self-portraits", 2019.

"One + One Hundred", 2017-2018. Video installation. 4'25'' HD video with audio, 50 covers and back covers of newspapers dated from 1953, hat made of newsprint, rubber stamp and wicker hatbox.

"One + One Hundred", 2017-2018. Video installation. 4'25'' HD video with audio, 50 covers and back covers of newspapers dated from 1953, hat made of newsprint, rubber stamp and wicker hatbox.

"One + One Hundred", 2017-2018. Video installation. 4'25'' HD video with audio, 50 covers and back covers of newspapers dated from 1953, hat made of newsprint, rubber stamp and wicker hatbox.

"One + One Hundred", 2017-2018. Video installation. 4'25'' HD video with audio, 50 covers and back covers of newspapers dated from 1953, hat made of newsprint, rubber stamp and wicker hatbox.

"Plastic Miles", 2018. Multidisciplinary work. Old trumpet case, containing a score, a whistle and a plastic trumpet.

"Plastic Miles", 2018. Multidisciplinary work. Old trumpet case, containing a score, a whistle and a plastic trumpet.

José Iges

Spain, 1951.
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.

In 2018 his solo exhibition Visible Sound took place at Freijo Gallery in Madrid. 

In 2020 his solo exhibition The Notational Shift will take place in the LZ46 space of Freijo Gallery in Madrid. 

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Catalogue of José Iges' exhibition at C3A in Córdoba, Spain.