Member Profile: Juan Carlos Vasquez
Juan Carlos Vasquez is an award-winning composer, sound artist, and researcher from the University of Virginia. His work has been supported by the Nokia Research Center, the Ministry of Culture of Colombia, AVEK (Promotion Center for Audiovisual Culture in Finland), the Finnish National Gallery, Aalto University, the Arts Promotion Centre in Finland and the CW+ in partnership with the Royal College of Music in London, UK. His electroacoustic music works are performed constantly around the world and have been premiered in 27 countries of America, Europe, Asia and Australia. In 2014 his critically acclaimed series of electroacoustic pieces inspired by classical composers, “Collages”, was released by American label Important Records / Cassauna, selling out shortly afterward. “Collages Vol 2” is set to be released in 2018. As a researcher, Vasquez' writings can be found at the Computer Music Journal and the Proceedings of conferences such as ICMC, CHI, SMC, and NIME.