Isa Suarez trained as a classical musician; she is a sound-artist,
composer, songwriter and singer from the Basque region. She has
exhibited at Tate Britain, Barbican Arts Centre, Whitechapel Art Gallery,
South London Gallery, Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art and Cape
Town Art Biennale.
She has collaborated and performed with musicians
from the English National Opera, the BBC Concert Orchestra, Jazz
Renegades, Transglobal Underground, Inner Vision Ensemble,
Revolutionary Dub Warriors, Test Department and The Khoi
Khonnexion. Inspired by her interest in human rights and community
engagement, Suarez has created several sound installations and public
art works that explore these subjects through performance, sound art,
music and lyrics.
These projects have also led her to collaborate,
perform and exhibit with other communities and artists in London,
South Africa and Argentina including Amnesty International,
Greenpeace, Platform, Big Chill Festival, Liberty Festival, Cape Town 09
Art Bienale and Etoy.
Her compositions and songs are eclectic and
have been broadcast, performed and released worldwide. She
composes scores for feature films, TV documentaries and public art
projects both in the UK and internationally.