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Rogelio Sosa

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Mexico City, Mexico (1977 – present)

Rogelio Sosa (Mexico City, 1977) is sound artist, composer and curator of sound art and experimental music.

He began his studies in computer music at the Ateliers Upic in Paris and attended the Composition and Computer Music Course at the IRCAM from 2000 to 2001. In 2002 he pursued a masters degree at the Paris 8 University wirh Horacio Vaggione.

Actually he resides in Mexico City and he is director of the Radar Festival in Mexico City, and curator of the Transitio Festival.

He has curated projects for the Decibel festival, Transitio_mx 02, the Rawbits festival in Chicago, La Habitacion del Ruido and many others. He was curator of Ex Teresa Arte Actual from 2005 to 2007 and professor of experimental audio at the Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana from 2004 to 2007.

He has presented his work in Argentina Belgium, Canada, Chili, Cuba, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Mexico, The Netherlands, Peru and the United States.

Sosa has been awarded by the National Fund for the Arts, FONCA (Mexico) in four occasions, and has received important prizes and distinctions such as SCRIME Electroacoustic Music Prize (Bordeaux, France, 2000); the IMEB Electroacoustic Music Contest (Bourges, France, 2001), the Nuevas Resonancias Award (Mexico, 2001), the Russolo Electroacoustic Music Contest (Varese, Italy, 2002) and the EAR Electroacoustic Music Contest (Budapest, Hungary, 2003). In 2000 he was awarded the National Youth Award for the Arts in Mexico.

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