Sound Designer, Editor and Engineer | Musician and Composer | Teacher
Electric guitar, electronics, transducers, speakers, small objects
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Born in 1963. Lived a happy childhood in Luanda (dream city by the southeast Atlantic). There, in the seventies, heard rock and local ethnic music in between radio sounds from my father’s electricity workshop. Saw a lot of films at open-air cinemas. With the independence of the Portuguese colonies moved to Setúbal.
At age 15 commenced as a self-taught guitarist. In 1982 formed an experimental music project with Vitor Joaquim. Attended Classical Guitar and Music courses in the Luísa Todi Music and Fine Arts Academy (Setúbal, Portugal) and studied in the Château-Thierry Municipal Conservatory (France). Member of the choirs of both cities.
Completed a Film and Sound Engineering degree in the Lisbon Film and Theatre School (ESTC - Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema).
Took part in various workshops on Structures, Forms and New Technologies in Improvised Music, supervised by Carlos “Zingaro”, Peter Kowald and Richard Teitelbaum; Music and Sound Design for Film, Video and Games supervised by Bruce Pennycook.
Assistant to the composer and musician Carlos “Zingaro” between 1997 and 2000.
Participated in concerts and intermedia performances with the likes of Carlos “Zingaro”, Günter Müller, Carlos Santos, Otomo Yoshihide,Vitor Joaquim, Rudiger Carl, Ulrich Mitzlaff, Matt Wand, Nuno Rebelo, Mike Beck, Miguel Cabral, António Chaparreiro, Ricardo Guerreiro, José Oliveira, João Silva, Adriana Sá, Ben Rubin, Ludger Lamers, Isabelle Schad, Olga Roriz, Margarida Bettencourt and João Natividade, among others.
Works on a regular basis in the areas of musical composition, performance and production, sound engineering, editing and design for films, documentaries, art installations, stage plays, dance, performance art, intermedia and television advertising in Portugal, Spain, France, Germany and the UK. Collaborators include Jorge Silva Melo, Pedro Sena Nunes, Fernando Matos Silva, Luís Fonseca, Fernando Lopes, José Barahona, João César Monteiro, Paulo Rocha, Sandro Aguilar, Walter Avancinni, Rita Palma, Jeremy Cooper, Margarita Ledo Andion, Paulo Mendes, Anabela Costa, Cláudia Bandeira, Joana Fernandes, Julião Sarmento, João Onofre, Antonino Solmer, Fernanda Lapa, Diamantino Ferreira, John Clease, Marco Martins, Miguel Coimbra, Gideon Nell, Edson Ataíde, Keith Rowe, Gush, Roof, Silvia Barrios, Greg Moore, Carlos Bica, Bernardo Devlin, Coty Cream, Osso Exótico, Michael Gira, Current Ninety Three, Antony, Simon Finn, Baby Dee, Six Organs of Admittance, Artistas Unidos, Teatro Meridional, Teatro da Cornucópia and Teatro da Comuna.
As Sound Recordist and Editor for cinema and audiovisuals, taught lessons in ESTC - Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema, RESTART - Instituto de Criatividade, Artes e Novas Tecnologias, Videoteca Municipal de Lisboa, ESAD-CR - Escola Superior de Artes e Design, ESTA-IPT - Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Abrantes, AR.CO - Escola de Artes, IPA - Instituto Superior Autónomo de Estudos Politécnicos, GRANULAR and ETIC - Escola Técnica e Imagem e Comunicação, including various workshops and conferences.
Sound and Music Department Head at ETIC - Escola Técnica e Imagem e Comunicação, between 2006 and 2010.
Sound and Music Consulting Teacher.
Director and founding member of the GRANULAR Association.
PhD Student in Science and Art Technology - Computer Music, in the UCP - Universidade Católica do Porto, with the advising of the composer António de Sousa Dias.