The artwork of the Mexican sound artist Yair López has been recognized by the public and media.
He is working between research, curatorial and artistic projects.
Making field recordings he has been developing his own methodology for the soundscape composition (recording sound, images and text are included). He has printed the result of his field recordings in two discs.
Puerto Vallarta Soundscape.
Magic towns of Jalisco State: Tapalpa.
Este proyecto se realiza gracias al apoyo del
Programa de Estímulo a la Creación y al Desarrollo Artístico
del estado de Jalisco en la emisión 2010 / 2011
He has a special concern for urbanistic and public space. It has been evident through interventions made by himself or in collaboration with an international artists.
Yair López holds a Master of Science degree in Geophysics along with a Communications and
Multimedia Engineering degree from the University of Guadalajara. With this scientific background,Yair combines technological errors and seismic data with poetry to create audio-visual works. Heworks with still and moving images using field recordings to compose soundscapes and as a sourceof improvisation. Yair has exhibited in Mexico, Spain, Japan, USA, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina,Portugal, Holland, Italy, Germany, Finland and Northern Ireland.
He founded “Sociacusia” in 2008, a collaboration between Mexican and International sound artists,improvisers and electroacoustic composers. As a curator, Yair has worked in Mexico, USA and Northern Ireland. He was a beneficiary of the FONCA 2016-2017 award for young creators, PECDA 2009-2010 award for young creators, CONACYT grant 2012-2015 and CENART grant 2014-2015.