Carlos Eduardo Soares (Caeso)

Composer, guitarist, computer musician

Started in
2021
Musician type
Composer, guitarist, computer musician
Host institution
Leiden University
Nationality
Brazil
Carlos Eduardo Soares (Caeso)

Caeso (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil): composer, guitarist, computer musician, sound-multimedia-and-etc-artist, has a diverse creative output, exploring formats such as acousmatic, live electronics, free improvisation and traditional written composition, besides building sound sculptures, visual artworks and other analog and digital gadgets. He has a Bachelor's degree in Music Composition from UFRJ, and a Master's in the same area from UNIRIO, during which he investigated the poetic potentials of failure in art. Apart from researching and teaching, he has collaborated with several other artists, composing, producing and developing technical projects for soundtracks, soundscapes and interactive installations for theatre, short movies and exhibitions, receiving the prizes Funarte for Classical Composition 2016 and Best Music by the 72H Rio 2014 Film Festival. His current research interests are creative uses of DIY technology and the poetics of negativity.