Ferran Fages | 1974 | Barcelona | Spain


guitar, amplifiers, resonant objects, acoustic turntable and electronics : “feedback mixing board”, pick-ups and oscillators






A Cavall entre dos Cavalls (creative sources, 2005)

Istmo (creative sources, 2005)

He lives and works in Barcelona (Spain).
He was member of the collective IBA from 1999 to 2006.
He did different collaborations with:
dancers: Olga Mesa, Carme Torrent and Constanza Brncic
video artist: Adolf Alcañiz
poetry: Benet Rosell

As improviser, he's played with Pablo Rega, Mattin, Christopher Williams, Joan Saura, Matt Davis, Margarida García, Ivan Palacky, Norbert Möslang, Xavier Charles, Thomas Charmetant, Andrea Neumann, Ingar Zach, Guiseppe Ielasi, Col·lective Ishtar.... among others.
Also he works in his own compositons for guitar. As a guitarist he normally plays solo, but he has played with Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Derek Bailey, Pablo Rega, Manuel Motta, Cel·lule d’Intervention Metamkine, Phil Niblock and Rhys Chatham.
Since 2000 he has toured and played around Spain, Portugal, France, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Poland, Txech Republic, Slovakia, U.K., Ireland, Argentina, Uruguay and Japan.
He has played in different festivals and venues such as: Nits de la Fundació Miró, Sonar, OFFF and LEM (Barcelona), Sonicscope (Lisbon), Ertz (Bera), Cruce, Auditorio Nacional Reina Sofia and La Casa Encendida (Madrid), Arteleku (Donosti), Sound 323 and LMC festival (London), Instants Chavirés and Les Voutes (Paris), Off-site (Tokyo), A4 (Bratislava), Cave 12 (Geneva), Music Lover’s Field Companion 2007 (Newcastle), Sonorités (Montpellier), Musica Genera (Szczezin), DNK (Amsterdam), Worm (Rotterdam) , Dock 11 (Berlin)…
He also is active in poetry.
He plays regulary in different projects like:
.Solo guitar
.Cremaster (with Alfredo Costa Monteiro).
.Fages-Barberán-Costa Monteiro trio
.Fages-Gross-Guthrie trio
.Fagus (with Pascal Battus)
.Ap’strophe ( with Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga)
.Las Manos. Son dos (with Constanza Brncic)