Edu Comelles

Musician and sound artist

Edu Comelles lives and works in Valencia, Spain. He is a sound and media artist and curator working in the fields of new media, sound art, musical production and sound design in a wide variety of contexts.

Comelles has been playing live solo and with collaborative projects in festivals such as Sonar in Barcelona, Fase in Berlin, Escucha in Buenos Aires or Radar Festival in Mexico among others. His live sets often happen in unusual places and non conventional venues such as churches, cloisters or art galleries in Spain and Europe.

His installations have been displayed in institutions such as Reina Sofia in Madrid, LABoral in Gijón, Tabakalera (Donostia), Espai Rambleta, Bombas Gens in Valencia; Etopia (Zaragoza), CAAM (Gran Canaria) or the CCCB, Caixaforum or Arts Santa Mónica in Barcelona, his hometown.

In 2017 won the prestigious Leonardo / BBVA Grant as the best Digital Art Work with Spectre Project. He has been awarded with grants and scholarships all around Spain and has been participating in art exhibitions collectives and individuals since 2006.

As a curator Comelles runs and directs Audiotalaia an online network or netlabel dedicated to research, teach and produce in the fields of experimental music and sound art under creative commons licenses. Every summer the organisation holds the Audiotalaia Summer Camp an international encounter for young artists and curators that happens every year on the outskirts of Barcelona.

He has also been working on festivals like Ensems in Valencia or the concert series at the EACC museum of Castellón (Spain). Before that Comelles has been a key figure organising regularly series of concerts in Valencia, the city where he lives and works.

From the research perspective Comelles holds a PhD in sound art, an Msc in SOund Design at the University of Edinburgh, a Master in Visual Arts and new media at the Polythecnic University of Valencia and a degree in Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona.

 

Réquiem, 2013

Composition by Edu Comelles for the project The Mine and its sound. A project by LABoral, coordinated by José Manuel Costa in collaboration with Juanjo Palacios, in coincidence with Aprendiendo de ...

Learning from the Cuencas
27
Sep
2013
23
Feb
2014

A research project on the cultural landscape of the Asturian mining area

Residency: Edu Comelles
23
Jun
2014
29
Jun
2014

Edu Comelles produces Paisajes Imposibles, the winner project of the Production Grant ...

Edu Comelles. Paisajes Imposibles
9
Jul
2014
17
Aug
2014

A generative sound installation that has won the call launched by LABoral and Lo Pati

LABconcert. Edu Comelles + EVOL + Sebastien Roux
28
Jun
2014

Concert produced by the Sound LAB

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Coproduced by LABoral and the SabadellHerrero bank, it will be shown from 27 September at the ...

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  • Los Prados, 121
  • 33203 Gijón (Asturias)
  • Spain
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