About

IVÁN FERRER-OROZCO (Mexico City, 1976) is a composer, electronic media performer and sideman. In his work he makes extensive use or electronic media to create a music that is a mix of dynamic and physical forces that flow and expand. Higlhy influenced by the use of the electronic tools in turntablism, plunderphonics, clubbing, hip-hop, noise, and free improvisation, he incorporates resources from those musics and others also important to him (death metal, punk, free jazz, early alternative and progressive rock, funk...), plus analogue studio techniques in the digital domain to design musical gardens or heterotopias.

 

In 2021 Iván was awarded by the International Association of Computer Music with the 2021 ICMA Best Music Award. Ivan has been artist in residence in several international instituttions as: Akademie der Künste Berlin, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Künstlerhaus, Residencia de Estudiantes, Camargo Foundation, MacDowell Colony, VCCA, Djerassi, Arts Centre of San Luis Potosi, CMMAS; Hooyong Performing Arts Centre, Park in Progress-ARTos Foundation, Ibermusicas, I-Portonus, Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Quebec, among others. His music has been extensively performed in festivals and concert series of Mexico, Spain, Canada, Argentina, Chile, South Korea, Vietnam, Japan, USA, Germany, Italy, Portugal and Cyprus.

 

A very active performer especialized in electronic media he performs as soloist and collaborates as sideman with other artists and ensembles from Spain and abroad. In 2019 he was named Member of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores de Arte, national program of the Mexican government awarded to outstanding artists of all disciplines. He was a member of Neopercusion ensemble for eight years, and is currently a member of the electronic media band The Experimental Tooth, Synergein Project and Vertixe Sonora Ensemble.