Work for Live Art Danmark
2014 “Bombardino” at Hitparaden 2
The bombardino or euphonium is a brass instrument and close relative of the tuba, but slightly smaller. It covers the tenor tone range, whereas the tuba is firmly rooted in the bass. One of these rather rare instruments is the center piece of Joaquin’s performance installation for Hitparaden 2. This one is equipped with several small mikes that the artist produces a series of scratchy noise sounds with, before actually improvising on the instrument. Visuals are supplied by small photoscreens attached to the bombardino and a larger projection which doubles as the light source for the work.
About the Artist
Joaquin trained as a sculptor in Spain, working in stone and with casting techniques as his specialties. He also studied visual arts at the Jutland Academy of Arts.
Today, Joaquin works with text, video, installation, photography and sound, with many of his projects and concepts based on social discrepancies. He has participated in exhibitions and projects in Denmark and abroad.
Joaquin teaches art for children and young people at Aarhus Art and Media School.
Information on some of his older works can be found on this website.