Nilo Gallego

is a musician and performer from León. He has worked in several music groups, such as Dadajazz, Ciegas con pistola and Los Nadie. He worked with the street theatre company La Danaus, the choreographers Olga Mesa, Elena Alonso and Katie Duck and theatre directors Rodrigu García, Carlos San Martín and Tomàs Aragay. He has improvised on stage with musicians, dancers and performers like Patricia Lamas, África Navarra, Chefa Alonso, Günter Heinz, Vanesa Mackness, Wade Matthews, Lê Quan Ninh, Américo Rodrigues and Katie Duck. He is a member of the collective Spanish improvisation collective Música Libre and the León collective Piensan Las Manos (with Chus Domínguez and Marino García), which specialises in documentary films. Since 2003 he coordinates and participates in the project Yavestruz comoandamios parecementerio (experimental music and performance in public spaces), in 2004 he created the Taller espontáneo de pequeñas nadas (street performances) in Leon, and in 2006 de collective Fora do tempo (field performances). He has taught sound art workshops for children and adults at the MUSAC, Leon (2005 and 2006). He has created numerous performances in all kinds of spaces, such as Felipe vuelve a casa con las ovejas sonando, with the sheapherd Felipe Quintana, Nilo hará algo, Canción de éxito mundial, Te invito a un chino with Kanito and Óscar de Paz, Concierto de megáfonos y sirenas y Concierto aspirador with Pablo Rega, Homenage Cage with Markus Breuss, etc. He regularly participates in international festivals such as Nodar Pushing The Medium (arte and nature, Portugal), Nouvelles Danse (dance-performance, Strasburg, France), International Performance Festival eBent (Barcelona), +ARTE Festival (art now, Madrid), Acción!MAD (experimental art, Madrid), Periferias (art now, Huesca), Observatori (art now, Valencia), Musique et Cotidian Sonore (sound art, Alby, France), Experimentaclub (experimental music, Madrid), Hurta Cordel (improvised music, Madrid), Festival frei improvisierter musik (improvised music, Dresden, Germany), etc.