Alfredo Costa Monteiro
Porto (Portugal), 1964. He lives and works in Barcelona since 1992. He
plays accordion and electric guitar. In 1992, he finishes his studies
at the Fine Art School of Paris, where he gets his degree in sculpture/multimedia.
Apart of his work as a visual artist, he starts to become involved
in improvised music from 1995. Since then, his work stands somewhere
between visual arts, visual poetry and sound. Since 1998, he is member
of 22a, an independent collective for contemporary art.
Since her integration in IBA, col.lectiu de música i dansa improvisades,
in1999, she starts to focus her work in free improvisation.Currently,
she has two stable formations :
error focus, with Ferran Fages and i treni inerti, with Alfredo Costa
Barcelona, 1974 He plays the guitar, turntables and electronics. He's
member of the collective IBA since 1999.
He plays regulary in different improvisation projects like:rror focus
( with Ruth Barberán) since 1998, cremaster ( with Alfredo Costa
Monteiro) since 2000.
Ambilis (with Dorothee Schmitz) since 2001. He plays with the coreographers
and dancers: Olga Mesa, Carme Torrent and Constanza Brncic.
He's played with Joan Saura, Agustí Fernández, Jakob Draminsky,
Franck Stofer, Antón Ignorant, Stefan Prins,Derek Bailey, Margarida
García, Francisco López, Andrea Neumann,Peter Kowald, Taku
Unami, Masahiko Okura, Masafumi Ezaki, Bukhard Beins, Guiseppe Ielasi,
Mark Wastell.... among other