Artists> Artists in 2012> Rodrigo Sigal (Mexico)
Rodrigo Sigal (Mexico City - 1971). Holds a PhD in Electroacoustic composition from City University in London, a BA in composition from the Musical Studies and Research Center (CIEM) in Mexico City.He is the director of the Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts (www.cmmas.org). He holds a diploma on Cultural Management (BID/UAM) and does artistic and academic activities in Mexico and many countries.
He has received awards from the Mexican National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA), The CIEM, The Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada, ORS and The Sidney Perry Foundation in England and the LIEM Studios and The Ministry of Culture in Spain, the 1st. Prize (Cycles, 1999), honorary mentions (Tolerance, 2000 and Twilight, 2001) at the Luigi Russolo Composition Prize and finalist at Bourges 2002 (Twilight).
His work is available in more than 14 compact discs, and his solo CDs "Manifiesto", “Space within” and "B Blind C Ciego" had received excellent reviews and radio broadcast in Mexico and abroad. Since 2004 he is a member of the board of the Latin-American Sonic Arts Network (www.redasla.org). The Cds and more information are available from：www.rodrigosigal.com