Elliot Yair Hernández López

Residence: Xalapa, Mexico

Mexican composer Elliot Yair Hernández López experiments with different objects and disciplines to create immersive, reflective and abstract pieces with the aim of creating sensations and emotions for the viewer using audiovisual elements. Among his interests are multi-channel electroacoustic composition, videomapping, data visualization and sonification, programming, electronic art and sound spatialization. Hernández López studied sound art with Manuel Rocha Iturbide, multi-channel electroacoustic composition with Edmar Soria and electronic art with Hugo Solis, and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Tecnología Musical at UNAM (Mexico City). His audiovisual and electroacoustic works have been presented in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Argentina, USA, Canada, UK, Japan, Portugal, Switzerland and Austria. He was a winner in the international competition Young Lion*ess of Acousmatic Music (Vienna) and First Prize winner (Latin America) in JTTP 2022 (CEC, Canada), and received a special mention in the 2021 Ars Electronica Forum Wallis for Ritual.

Date: April 4, 2022

Source: JTTP 2022

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