Artist talk by Argentinian artist Joaquin Cófreces

BEK 16.05.2013 15.0016.05.2013 17.00


BEK are happy to announce that Joaquin Cófreces will share work and experience working with sound with us during his stay in Bergen.

Joaquin Cófreces (b.1975) is a sound storyteller within feature, radio art, radio drama, museum installations, field recording, sound art and soundscapes. He comes from Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. He has been featured by broadcasters, festivals and galleries around the world (China, Iran, India, France, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Belgium, and now Norway.) He is a dedicated collector of sounds. He sees him self as an intuitive journalist, understands radio like a space of experimentation, sound as a global way of telling stories in an emotional language. His features and radio art pieces were awarded in different festivals: Premio radio sin limites (Buenos Aires 2006), Bienal Internacional de radio (Mexico, 2006 and 2012), Premio abri los ojos (Fm Metro – Buenos Aires 2009) , 8th International radio festival (Iran 2007). 10 th International radio Festival (Iran 2009. Best sound editor. Best innovative program) Phonurgia Nova (radio art – France.2009) Ake Blomstrom award (Ebu – IFC 2010) nominated to the prize Fundacion Nuevo periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI – 2007) honorable mentions: Premio periodistico Rey de España (Spain 2007), Grand Prix of radio (URTI – France 2007), Septima Bienal internacional de radio (Mexico 2008).
During his stay in Norway, he will present his work, Kanus Hinterlassen keine Spuren, at International Feature Conference in Bergen.
BEK will serve a small meal during the presentation. You are welcome!