Enrique Tomás (Madrid, 1981) is a sound artist based on Linz, Austria. He started his musical studies at the age of 12 in Spain. In 2004, after finishing his MSc. in Telecommunications Engineering and becoming a dissident from academic composition academy, he started to exhibit his work.
He has been responsible for interactive sound art works like “Algorithmic Echolocation” exhibited at SONAR 05 Festival, Ars Electronica 2005, Observatori Festival 2006, Sevilla’s Contemporany Art Biennial 2008, etc. In 2005 he started to work for Medialab Madrid (known as Medialab Prado nowadays) for the production of media art works, exhibitions and events.
His second project “EMI (Experimental Music Instruments)” in colaboration with David Cuartielles and Koray Tahiroglu was exhibited in Ars Electronica 2006, in La Noche en Blanco de Madrid 2006 and some spaces of Scandinavia. Focusing in new interfaces for musical expression, EMI played in Finland, Sweden, Piksel Festival in Norway, Spain… From the experiences lived as educator in Electrolobby Ars Electronica 2006, he starts the Libre Art Software collective RecursiveDog (exhibiting and performing in Electrolobby Ars Electronica, Instituto Cervantes Berlin, Facultad Bellas Artes Valencia, etc) for the development of open source tools and code for musical and artistic production.
In 2007 he founded Atmosfera::Sustrato_Ruido, a Spanish guerrilla that uses only noise as material in architectural interventions and performances showed in Madrid and Sevilla in big venues at the public space.