Alg-a - ES
Sound artist and phonograph recorder, Juanjo Palacios is a founding member of the Xizidium group and author of the blog La escucha atenta, dedicated to the phonography… In its sound projects, the digital precision merge with the acoustics of the sounds around us, creating imaginary soundscapes. First was Blezna-Arbole, a work dedicated to the Asturian native trees and composed from field recordings made in forests. Then came Borde litoral, an audio tour around the coastline of Asturias where the recordings were not altered by any kind of processing. And recently Portuario, a work of composition from field recordings made in the port of Gijon: Musel.
He participated in the Broadcasting Art project, mapping the soundscape of Asturias and the Asturias compilation published by Miga. He has taught workshops and phonograph sound creation, designed sound environments, and performed live at various festivals and art spaces. He was selected in the call that was made in the LEV 2010 to participate in ExperimentaclubLIMbO 2011. He is currently working on several projects, including LABsocial_Club highlight, a project of tours and interviews with older people, produced by Laboral Center for Art and Industrial Creation.