Francesc Martí | About

About

Francesc Martí is a mathematician, computer scientist, composer, sound and digital media artist born in Barcelona and currently living in the UK. He has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and two master’s degrees, one from the Pompeu Fabra University in Digital Arts, and the other in Free Software from the Open University of Catalonia. He also obtained a scholarship for furthering his studies in Music Technology at IRCAM (Paris). Simultaneously, he studied music at the Conservatory of Sabadell, where he obtained the Professional Title of Piano with honours.

In 2001 he founded the experimental electronic music project RMSonce. RMSonce’s three CDs (Opus e – 2002, The Game of Life – 2005 and Reflections – 2009), released by the Spanish label Medusa Music, have garnered many positives reviews from around the world. In particular, his last album have received comments such as “A fantastic intelligent and breathtaking album.” (Michael Mück, Cuemix Magazine), “RMSonce’s production is some of the most sophisticated I’ve ever heard.” (Chris Edwards, experimusic.com), “An excellent trip to the world of electronic experimental music.” (Pi Micron, Sound Proector) or “As far as drones and experimental electronics are concerned, Francesc Martí excels.” (Dutton Hauhart, Connexion Bizarre), to name only a few.

In 2014 he starts his project “Granular synthesis video”, with which he has already participated in several exhibitions and concerts in international institutions and events, among which the Hermitage Museum (Cyberfest Video Program, San Petersburg, Russia), the ZKM (Insonic, Aesthetics of Spatial Audio in Sound, Music and Sound-Art, Karlsruhe, Germany), City Sonic (15 International Sound Art Festival, Charleroi, Belgium), MEM (International Experimental Arts Festival, Bilbao, Spain), the Morley Gallery (The engine Room exhibition, London, UK), the SLINGSHOT (Festival of Music, Electronic Arts & Tech, Georgia, USA), or the (h)ear XL / Multimedia Sound Art Exhibition (Kunstencentrum Signe, Heerlen, The Netherlands). In total, more than 50 exhibitions and concerts around the world, including China, Korea, Brazil, USA, Russia, Argentina, Mexico, Colombia, UK, Scotland, The Netherlands, Spain, France, Ireland, Germany, Italy, and Belgium.

Currently, he combines his artistic and technology projects with his teaching Audio Technology and Image at Open University of Catalonia, and Music Technology at the De Montfort University of Leicester (UK). He is also pursuing a PhD in Digital Art at De Montfort University of Leicester (UK).