Monteiro / Schick
Alfredo Costa Monteiro (accordion, electronics)
Ignaz Schick (turntables, objects)
Alfredo Costa Monteiro | 1964 | Porto | Portugal
visual artist, improvisor
He lives and works in Barcelona since 1992. He plays accordion and electric guitar. In 1992, he finishes his studies at the Fine Art School of Paris, where he gets his degree in sculpture/multimedia. Apart of his work as a visual artist, he starts to become involved in improvised music from 1995. Since then, his work stands somewhere between visual arts, visual poetry and sound. Since 1998, he is member of 22a, an independent collective for contemporary art.
Since 1995, he has worked with the following musicians (among others): Peter Kowald, David Chiesa, Isabelle Duthoit, Rhodri Davies, Mark Wastell, Taku Unami, Ernesto Rodrigues, Manuel Mota, Margarida Garcia, Martine Altenburger, Matt Davis, Burkhard Beins, Giuseppe Ielasi, Masahiko Okura, Phil Durrant, Wade Matthews, Masafumi Ezaki...
He is member of Cremaster with Ferran Fages and "i treni inerti" with Ruth Barberán
He is also member of IBA col.lectiu de música y dansa improvisades and co-organizer of IMPROVISA, festival internacional de música y dansa improvisades de Barcelona.
Ignaz Schick (zarek, staalplaat)
lives and works in Berlin
for more info check http://www.zangimusic.de