“Flow”, his latest solo cd, was considered by the Wire magazine as one of the best electronic records of 2006. Until now, he has four solo releases and several other collaborations in different labels, all over the world. He collaborated with many international artists, such as @c, Scanner, Stephan Mathieu, Simon Fisher Turner, Phil Niblock, Colleen, Pure, o.blaat, Ran Slavin and Greg Haines. Over the years, on most of his solo acts, Joaquim has opted to play in total darkness (as a way to increase the sense of sound) or with visual artists such as the long time collaborators Lia and Hugo Olim. Even though he loves to plays solo, it’s in the electronic real time collaborations and live sampling that Joaquim has being mostly involved in the last decade while playing and touring all over Europe in music and dance performances at festivals such as: CocArt (Torun), Madeira DIG (Madeira), Atlantic Waves (London), Ultrasound (Huddersfield), Lem (Barcelona), Mes de Danza 14 (Sevilla) and MU.DA 08 (Malaga). He has also been invited to present work in places such as MC2 (Grenoble), Mercat dels Flors (Barcelona), Instants Chavirés (Paris), Casa Encendida (Madrid) and KHM (Cologne).
In Portugal he has presented work in virtually all the regular places for experimental art: ZDB, CCB, Culturgest, Gulbenkian Foundation, Serralves Foundation, Casa da Musica, etc He is also the producer and programmer of EME Festival (Portugal) since 2000, a festival dedicated to experimental arts and non-standard music. In parallel to his own artistic work, he has been teaching and coordinating sound and audiovisuals in art schools since the 90’s. Now he is a PhD student in Computer Music at the UCP, Porto, where he is also teacher at the School of Arts. More information at: www.vitorjoaquim.pt Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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