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Jose Macabra

London, United Kingdom

Jose Rivas, aka Jose Macabra (BA Sound Arts, UAL / MA Fine Art, Kent University), is an artist, sound designer, producer, video director, radio DJ/podcast maker and curator. Jose teaches Electronic Music Production, Sound Design and Sound Arts at London College of Communications, UAL and SAE Institute London.
His work nourishes from many influences, from the industrial and noise panoramas, together with a legion of related genres such as ritual and the darker flavours of techno, blended with sound art, soundscape, art brut and experimental music.
Jose has worked with and for Ernesto Tomasini, Ron Athey, HR. Giger, Sally Mann, J. Milo Taylor, Nicola Serra, Christian Duka, Martin Delaney, Iqono, FFIN DANCE Company, UCL, UAL, HMPPS, and Unite the Union, to name a few.
Jose Macabra's work has been performed in art establishment venues including Barbican, Tate Modern, Tate Liverpool, BFI, The Photographer's Gallery, Camberwell College of Arts and Kent University.