© Antonio Russek
Born in Torreón, Coahuila, Russek is a pioneer in Mexican electroacoustic music and sound art. He launched Mexico’s first private electronic music lab in the 1970s and has worked in many musical genres and interdisciplinary projects: electroacoustic music, sound sculpture and sound art as well as installation, video-art, film, theater, dance, and radio-art. He has over 100 works to his name and has collaborated with many of Mexico’s most distinguished artists, among them theater directors Juan José Gurrola and José Caballero, choreographer Guillermina Bravo and visual artists Gabriel Macotela and Arnaldo Coen. His work has been presented in many countries, including the United States, Cuba, Venezuela, Canada, France, Spain, and Japan.