Alejandro Albornoz (Santiago de Chile, 1971)
Composer, sound and visual artist. He studied electroacoustic composition with Rodrigo Sigal and Federico Schumacher and works on acousmatic and live electronics since 2004.
His music has been performed in several and prestigious festivals like Synthèse (Bourges, France), JIEM (Madrid), Bienal Internacional de Música Eletroacústica (São Paulo) and
Sonoimágenes (Buenos Aires).
He is an active member of the Electroacoustic Music Community of Chile (www.cech.cl) and of the Latinamerican Sound Art Network (www.redasla.org)
Usually he composes for theatre and dance. He has been producer of several concerts, meetings, conferences and publications, highlighting the International Festival of
Electroacoustic Music of Chile “Ai-maako” and CD collections of chilean electroacoustic music.
He currently is a PhD researcher on Electroacoustic Composition in the Department of Music at the University of Sheffield. The central topics in his research are the human voice, poetry, algorithms and language.