Guillermo Galindo

1960, Mexico City.

Vive e lavora a Oakland, CA, United States.

http://www.galindog.com/

Education

1995-97

Indian Music, Ali Akbar School of Indian Music

1991

Music Composition and Electronic Music, Master in Arts, Mills College, Oakland, California.

1989

Film Scoring and Composition, Bachelor in Arts, Berklee College of Music Boston, Massachusetts.

1987

Graphic Design Bachelor in Arts, Universidad el Nuevo Mundo, Mexico City.

1985-87

Music Composition, Bachelor in Arts, Escuela Nacional de Música, Mexico City.

Teaching

Mohr Visiting Artist at Stanford University (Spring 2018)

Senior Adjunct professor at the California College of Art

Diversity Studies Department, Video and Performance Department, Humanities and Sciences Department and Graduate Deign Department

Solo Exhibitions

2017

Sonic Botany, Huntington Library, Pasadena, California.

2015

Sight and Sound, Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, California.

2013

Electronic Pacific, SOMarts Gallery San Francisco art Institute, San Francisco, California, Beijing.

2012

Obscuras Fronteras, Skyline Gallery San Bruno, California.

Group Exhibitions

2018

The US-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility, CAFAM (as part of Pacific Standard Time) Los Angeles California, 516 ARTS Albuquerque, New Mexico.

2017

Echo Exodus, documenta14, Athens, Greece, Kassel, Germany. Curated by Adam Szymczyk

Monarchs, Bermis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

Vision and Voice, Art Ark Gallery, San Jose California, Chandra Cerrito Contemporary Art Oakland, California

Drawn from a Score, Beall Center for Art and Technology, Irvine, California

Border Cantos, Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo, Pace Gallery, New York.

Seeking Civilization: Art and Cartography, Wendy Norris Gallery, San Francisco, California.

Mapping the Uncharted, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, California.

Border Cantos Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, USA.

2016

Border Cantos, Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California.

Border Cantos Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas

Shadow and Space, Thoma Foundation Orange Door, Chicago.

2015

Différance, Le Laboratoire Galeria, Mexico City.

Site Specific Pieces-Installations

2017

Sonic Botany, Huntington Library, PST, Los Angeles, California PST.

2014

Templos de Agua, water and sound installation, Matria art space, Oaxaca, Mexico, CCA Oliver Gallery.

2013

Open Letter, video and sound installation, Electronic Pacific Exhibit, SOMARTS, San Francisco, Beijing.

Obscuras Fronteras, Guillermo Galindo solo exhibit Skyline Gallery, San Bruno, California.

2008

30∞ 29’N 80∞ 01E, Sound sculpture Installation, Oakland Museum of California.

2007

DIVOX, Acousmatic/sorround piece for electronics for the Oasis Sonoro installation at the Bellas Artes explanade in Mexico City.

2006

Glance, audio/ video installation in collaboration with Gustavo Vasquez Zero One Festival, San Jose California.

2003

En Vivo, Sound Installation including a colony of ants Oakland Museum of California.

Music Composition and Comissions

2016 – 2017

Remote Control, Kronos Quartet, Fifty for the Future Project.

2015

Espacios Mercado Sonora for chamber ensemble Bernal Hill Players.

2014

Blood Bolero Amy X Neuburg and the Paul Dresher Ensemble.

Peces for chamber ensemble and video, Ensable Luminico.

2011 – 2012

Voces del Desierto, first wind Quintet with instruments from immigrant’s belongings Quinteto Latino MACLA, San Jose, New York, Tulsa.

2006 – 2007

Trade Routes, Oakland East Bay Symphony Orchestra and choir, spoken word devorah Major.

Post_Colonial Discontinuum, For MAIZ (cybertotemic sonic object) and chamber ensemble, Earplay Ensemble

2002

Apocalypse Mañana, Opera Electronica. Libretto, Guillermo Gomez Peña

1996

OME ACATL, Orchestral piece, OFUNAM orchestra Mexico City

Operas:

Decreation/Fight Cherries (2001) Text by Anne Carson

Califas 2000 (Jurassic Aztlan) (2000)

In collaboration with performance artist Guillermo Gomez Peña, 2001-2004.

Recent Compositions Performed at National and International Festivals

2018

Remote Control, for Kronos Quartet, (TBP) San Francisco Jazz Festival, San Francisco, California.

2017

Untitled Fence Piece Rusk Festival, Jakobstad, Finland.

Echo Exodus at documenta14 biennial, Kassel, Germany.

Echo Exodus at documenta14 biennial, Athens, Greece.

Sonic Borders at Night of Ideas, SAVVY Contemporary Berlin, Germany.

Circular Calls / Resonant Shadows Quartet at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville , Arkansas.

Sonic Borders at CTM Festival Berlin, Germany.

2016

Sonic Borders at Utah Museum of FIne Arts, Salt Lake CIty Utah

Sonic Borders at Princeton University Museum, Princeton, NJ

Sonic Borders at Crossfade Lab, Arizona State University Museum , Arizona.

Sonic Borders at Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth ,TX.

Possible Hypothermia at City Arts and Lectures, San Francisco, California.

Circular Calls / Resonant Shadows Quartet, Resonance Festival at the San Francisco Exploratorium, San Francisco, California.

Circular Calls / Resonant Shadows Quartet at MACLA, San Jose, California.

2014

Peces, Festival de Mayo, Guadalajara, Mexico.

2013

Cage Variations II for Mariachi band, San Francisco Chamber Music Day, San Francisco Conservatory of Music, San Francisco, California.

2012

Cuerpos, International Performance Festival, X Teresa Arte, Mexico City,

Voces del Desierto, New York premiere Teatro Pregones, New York, USA.

Voces del Desierto, MACLA San Jose, California.

Cage Variations II for band, Instrumenta, Oaxaca, Mexico.

Border Narrative, Pop Up Magazine at Davis Hall, San Francisco, California.

Cage Variations II for Mariachi band, San Francisco Electronic Music Festival, SFMOMA. San Francisco, California.

2011

Disposable (A Kind of Mexican Art Show), San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California.

2009

Microkoan, Festival RADAR, Mexico City.

Cabalgando en el Vacío, Festival Internacional Cervantino,Guanajuato, Mexico.

2006

TX3, International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM), Florida International University (FIU).

Lift, San Francisco International Arts Festival, San Francisco, California.

Post-apocalyptic ISEA Zero One Festival, San Jose, California.

Transmission Tesla, Sound Symposium, New Founland, Canada.

Discography

2017

TALKING TO PLANTS IIIIIIIIIIIII (Rhizome State) | galindog & Amber Stucke

Espacios Mercado Sonora for chamber ensemble Bernal Hill Players

2009

LIFT, Guillermo Galindo (MAIZ) and Charlotte Hug (viola), Edgetone Records, California

 

2008

México Electrocustico, An anthology of the history of electroacoustic music in Mexico 1960-2007 CONACULTA, Mexico.

2007

Virus Sonoro, Anthology of 20, 20 second pieces for random radio broadcast. Radio Ibero, Mexico.

En Busca del Silencio/Escorpión en Ascendente, Rearrangements of Juan Jose Gurrola’s neuro atonal album.

2006

Memento, Mexican composers and poets, Instrumenta, Mexico City.

2005

Sn_d, sound ambiances by Gal_in dog*, Luminous Fissure / North PacificMusic Oregon. San Francisco.

Transmission Tenderloin- Rougue Wave, Chris Brown, Tzadic, New York.

Revista de Arte Sonoro #4, Maiz recording, Centro de Creación Experimental, La Mancha Spain.

2004

Erratum Sound Review, Back in LA, Guillermo Galindo / Guillermo Gomez Peña, 2004 Art and Noise Erratum Musical, Paris

Sound Site CD, Triangle Gallery ,San Antonio Texas.

2002

Aqua, Haiku II for flute and recorded ambiance by Alejandro Escuer Quindecim/Fonca.

Transformaciones, Mexican and Argentinan 20th Century, Valentina Cubista (for piano and recorded ambiance), piano Oscar Cano Urtext.

2001

Quiet Places, A Sound Walk Across Natural California, Inner Coats Ranges mix by Guillermo Galindo and Paul Matzner Oakland Museum of California.

1997

Kiyohime, Electro-acoustic Dance Suite.Luminous Fisssure/ North Pacific Music, Oregon.

Contemporary Dance Scores

2003

Faerie Birds, Dance Suite, Asian American Dance Performances / Unbound Spirit.

2001

Ceremony of Angels, Dance Suite, Asian American Dance Performances / Unbound Spirit.

1998 – 1999

Lerng Been-Two Sides, Asian American Dance Performances / Unbound Spirit Hong Kong City Festival.

1998

Slaying the Dragon, Dance Suite, Asian American Dance Performances / Unbound Spirit.

1997

Kiyohime, Dance Suite, Asian American Dance Performances / Unbound Spirit.
 

Publications

72016

Border Cantos, Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo, Aperture Foundation.

2013

Variacion de Voltaje, Conversations with Mexican electronic composers. Published by FONCA/ Claustro de Sor Juana. Mexico City.

À la recherche de Pierre Schaeffer. Portrait(s), Editor: Caroline Grivellaro

2014

Memoire de Mondes/CMAS, Paris France, CONACULTA /CMAS Mexico

2007

MAIZ: Cybertotemic Instrument, Article on MIT Leonardo Music and Science Journal