Wingel Mendoza

Sonidos de la Materia – interactive improvisation Hochschule für Musik Mainz, Germany

03.11.2022

 
 

 

 

Wingel Mendoza - Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

2020 – 2023
Meisterschülerstudium Klangkunst-Komposition
Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, University of Music Mainz, Germany

 

2017 – 2020
Master degree – Sound Art Composition (M. Mus.)
Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, University of Music Mainz, Germany

 

2014 – 2017
Meisterklasse Music Composition
University of Music, Würzburg, Germany

 

2012 – 2014
Master degree – Music Composition (M. Mus.)
Codarts Rotterdam – University of Arts Rotterdam, Netherlands

 

2007 – 2009
Bachelor degree – Music Composition
Study and research centre of Music, Mexico City, Trinity College London

 

1999 – 2003
Bachelor degree – Musicology, Criticism and Literature in Music (AmusTCL)
Study and research centre of Music, Mexico City, Trinity College London

RECENT PERFORMANCES AND EXHIBITIONS

2024

– Sozialistischer Salon #2

Place: Dortmunder Pils, Frankfurt Germany

Piece: Transparent Sound (Improvisation for live electronics, DIY synthesizer, sensors and E-guitar) 

– Kunst- und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Germany
Piece: Fire’s Memory (Objects and sound-sculpture)
Collaboration with the artist Selina Hammer

 

2023

– Walpodencekalender 2023. Mainz, Germany
Piece: Sound improvisation with paper, scissors and live electronics

– Kunst ist im Verein am Schönsten 2023. Mainz, Germany
Piece: Sounds of Matter (Color and light version)

– Radio Ascoli, La voce del territorio, Italy

Piece: Párpados de Hojas Secas

– 3X mal Klingeln, Weingut Landenberger. Mainz, Germany

Pieces: Colour Memories for 4 Turn tables. Link: Pictures

Time Sculpture – Senza tempo

– Walpodeakademie Mainz, Germany – Collective exhibition
Piece: Stereo Monster sculpture. Link: Text

– 31. Koblenz Guitar festival & academy, Germany

Piece: Time sculpture for 12 channels (Sound sculpture). Link: 360° video

MUSLAB, Guayaquil, Ecuador
MAAC (Museo Antropológico y de arte contemporáneo)

Piece: Párpados de hojas secas for 8 channels

SONIC MATTER FESTIVAL. Switzerland

Piece: Párpados de hojas secas. Version for 4 and 8 channels

– Music Faculty (UNAM), Mexico, Mexico City.

Piece: Sonidos de la Materia

– Walpodenakademie Mainz, Germany

Piece: (H)our, for clock, light sensors, light and headphones

– LTK4 · Klangbasierte Künste Köln, Germany

Piece: Emoji fiction theater. Interactive live performance

– Ludwig-Platz. Mainz, Germany

Piece: Los recuerdos corren en los ríos || Memories run in rivers || Erinnerungen fließen in Flüssen. Ernst-

Performance and sound installation. Collaboration with Juan Bermúdez

– Audiovisuals hall, FAM (Faculty of Music, UNAM). Mexico, Mexico City

Piece: Sonidos de la Materia

Performance with different objects (analogue, electronics and live electronics)

– Darmstädter Ferienkurse 2023. Darmstadt, Germany

Pieces: SomeWhere || OuThere for Harp and inductor glove

             A graveyard of broken statues for Violoncello

– Johannes Gutenberg university. Mainz, Germany

Piece: Hommage an Ligeti – Lux aeterna

Sound sculpture. Light, 3 speakers and textile. Collaboration with the Sound Artist Juan Bermúdez.

– Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Germany (2023 season)

Piece: Behalt das Leben lieb, Music composition and live performance by Wingel Mendoza

– Kunstraum II Wiesbaden, Night Museums.
Piece: Sounds of Matter – improvisation, Ensemble project

– Was man sät, Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Germany
Theatre piece, music director and composer

– The Artist’s Corner | Hessen hören 48
Piece: Brücken (Mainz-Kastel)

– Christiane Schauder Atelier, Mainz

Solo exhibition. Sound land scape: 4 Pedro Páramos

– Walpodenakademie Mainz
Solo exhibition. Sound – light Sculpture: Liminal

– Kunsthochschule Mainz, Ensemble project
Piece: Fire´s Memory, Collaboration: Selina Hammer and Wingel Mendoza

 

2022

– Walpodenakademie Adventskalender
Piece: Interactive improvisation

– Festival Wagnis, Kassel
Piece: Improvisation “The noises of Kassel”

– Festival Mixtur 2022, Barcelona, Spain
Piece: Los tres horizontes del cielo for Broken frames ensemble

– BEK (Centre of electronic Arts, Artistic residency), Bergen Norway
Sound sculpture: Water memories, for sensors and live electronics

– Density of emptiness, film by Shirin Barghnavard (Irán)
Film music by Wingel Mendoza

SCHOLARSHIPS, COMPETITIONS AND AWARDS

2024
–  Johannes Gutenberg University Prize, awarded to outstanding
graduates of doctoral studies and concert examinations.

 

2023

– Musikfonds Neuestart Kultur scholarship STIP III, Germany
– Composer selected for IDEA (International divertimento ensemble academy 2023), Milan, Italy

– Winner of SONIC MATTER call for electroacoustic works, Zurich, Switzerland

– Deutschland Stipendium (Scholarship from Germany), 2023

 

2022

– BEK (Centre of electronic Arts, Artistic residency), Bergen Norway
– Musikfonds Neuestart Kultur scholarship STIP II, Germany

– Deutschland Stipendium (Scholarship from Germany), 2022

– Composer selected for the International Forum of New Music “Manuel Enríquez”. Mexico

– Composer selected for the Festival Mixtur, Barcelona. Spain

 

2021

– Scholarship for composition Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Germany
– Deutschland Stipendium (Scholarship from Germany), 2021
– Rotary-Kulturförderpreis, Mainz, Germany

 

2020
– Composer selected – Bludenzer tage Zeitgemässer Musik – Maurice
Quartet
– Member – National System of creators and Artists, Mexico (2020 – 2023)
– Artistic Residence – 8. Internationalen Sommercampus der
Künstlerstadt Kalbe

 

2019

– Scholarship to Finalize Master´s degree, Johannes Gutenberg
University and DAAD, Mainz Germany
– Intenral Scholarship, Hochschule für Musik, Würzburg: Germany

– Artistic Residence – 7. Internationalen Sommercampus der
Künstlerstadt Kalbe

 

2017

– First prize in the music composition competition “Von fremden Ländern und Menschen “, Leipzig, Germany

 

2016

– First prize in the music composition competition Armin Knab Wettbewerb für Komposition”, Würzburg. Germany

2019, 2017, 2016, 2014
– Composer selected for the International Forum for new Music “Manuel
Enriquez”. Mexico

RECENT SEMINARS

2023

– The National Autonomous University of Mexico, music Facutly, Mexico

Theme: Supercollider && Arduino; Interactive art in action and movement

 

2022
– Mexican Centre for Music and Sonic Arts (CMMAS), Mexico
Industrial Park, Reynosa Tamaulipas, Mexico
Theme: Sound as a time perception. (Frame of temporal structures)

 

2020
– Master classes and virtual exchange of composition students 2020, Mexico
Theme: Space and Memory, An approach to the work of Bill Fontana