Posted on May 1, 2011
La vida en un Suspiro – Life in a Sigh
This work is a visual point of view about life and about living in the northwest of Mexico where the drug dealers rules the way of life of many citizens. Death, Violence, Weapons, Murderers cause only a deepest fear in many people, wishing not to be in the wrong place and time.
Life in a Sigh is our life as a continuum flux and all the fragility in it and the events who can cut it out our existence.
Created using – Processing, Particles Generator and Max/MSP
Aldo Rodríguez. Been born in Culiacán, Sinaloa in 1966. His life has been the music: composer and investigator of rare fields of the musicotecnology.
It works in the AUTONOMOUS UNIVERSITY OF SINALOA from 1984, and in Radio University from 1985.
Nominated for the award Sinaloa of Sciences and Arts 1991 and deserving of distinguished awards and reknowledge for his work in the ambience composicional, it has been awarded as Creator with Trajectory for the FONCA/FOECA in composition 1995 for his work Form of Viajar/1999 for Métropolis/2002 with Dances Apócrifas/2005 with Vox Feminae, It is gone away of the career of Guitar on the part of the School of Music of the Autonomous University of Sinaloa in 1988, it has realized studies in composition with prestigious national and foreign compositors, between which desatacan Radko Tichavsky, Sergio Villarreal, Gregory Taylor, Philippe Manoury, between others. It has studied numerous courses of specialization in the IRCAM since 1999.
At present he is a member of Ircam’s Forum, a composers’ grouping of the whole world that applies discharge technlogy to the musical creation. His music has appeared in important festivals of electroacustics in the world, emphasizing Festival Predicts, Paris, Latin American of Electroacústica and Visual in Paris, Sonoimágenes, Buenos Aires, ICMC07, Copenaghe, Musically, Lisbon, Sonic Visions, Mexico between others.
His music has been interpreted for: Assemble Temp-Espatial, Assemble Mobile Art of Mexico and national and foreign soloists between whom there stand out the oboist Plamen Petkov, the pianist Rodolfo Ponce Montero, the flautists Roberto Morales and Eduardo González, the clarinettist Isidro Muñetón, the soprano Patricia Valdéz, the guitarist Tawally Prado, the Extreme Quartet, Psappha Ensamble of Percussions, the Orchestra Nicolaíta and the Symphonic Sinaloa of the Arts.
The interpretation of 5 Apocryphal Dances for ensamble and electronic in real-time with the Sinaloa of the Arts. Being the first work electroacústica for big assemble presented in Sinaloa. This work was presented in the Palace of Fine arts, (Mexico city) in the frame of the celebrations of 70 Anniversary of the above mentioned enclosure with the Sinaloa of the Arts under the guidance of Gordon Campbell.
He is a member of the Mexican Society of New Music and of the Center of Musical Multimedia Investigation and of the Forum of the IRCAM.
He is a pioneer of the music electroacústic in the northwest of Mexico since 1987. At present it develops interactive systems using technologies motion capture, Algorithmic Languages and DSP with video in real-time for his compositions and concerts.
He deserves the Winner Prize of the Biennial one of Visual Arts of the Northwest with his interactive video Life in a Sigh, being the first visual composer / artist in SInaloa in obtaining such a distrinción
His last audio-visual installations – Insects, The gosths do not cry, Autoportrait will be presented in museums and galleries across in Mexico, the United States, Spain and France during 2010 and 2011.
The most recent part of his work was compiled in an entitled CD – Electroacústic and Other Machines, produced by the Institute of Culture Culiacan, The CCDCMC, ISIC and CONACULTA.
He is considered to be like the most important composer of his generation as well as of the northwest of the country. www.aldorodriguez.com