Rogelio Sosa


Rogelio Sosa – Various media, electronics, guitar, voice

Is an experimental musician and sound artist. He is also an active promoter of new music and sound art in Mexico.

His work include live performances, sound installations and electroacoustic compositions.

By using a wide range of sound sources, electronic media and kinetic devices, his work explores sound morphology, improvisation, the intensification of the acoustic space and  performativity.

He studied at the Ateliers UPIC and the IRCAM in Paris. He pursued a masters  degree at the Paris 8 University. His work has been presented in more than 40 cities of the  world. His music is published by Substrata, Sub Rosa, Bocian, Important and Mode Records.

He lives in Mexico City since 2004 and he is director of the Experimental Music Festival Aural and member of the Sistema Nacional de Creadores since 2012.

His latest installations have been shown at the Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo MUAC-UNAM (Reverberaciones, 2017 and EES, 2016); Bethanien Museum Berlin (Zwischen Grenzen, 2016); Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca (Sonoplastia and LeStiBi, 2015) and the Centro Cultural de España (Sustain, 2017), Laboratorio de Arte Alameda (Entre Límites, 2016), and Museo de Arte Moderno (Bosque Sonoro, 2016) in Mexico City.

Sosa has been awarded by the National Fund for the Arts, FONCA (Mexico) in six 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) and the Visiones Sonoras Prize (Mexico, 2008).  In 2000 he was awarded the National Youth Award for the Arts in Mexico.

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