NFT series: Conjoined Tomatoes composed by Jacques Zafra
Watch my interview with a Mexican new music composer who lives in the US Jacques Zafra on his NFT piece Conjoined Tomatoes. The music is the rotten version of Erik Satie’s Gnossienne №1, beautifully executed by a computer but visual was created by beautiful conjoined tomato, which was bought by the composer in Leipzig (Germany) to see it rotting for several weeks.
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Jacques Zafra was born in Mexico City and is currently a PhD student at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). He is a composer, a multimedia creator and a self-described Digitalist. He is a member of the ensemble Tempus Konnex and founder of the YouTube channel “Mexican Scores” where he publishes video scores of contemporary Mexican composers. His music has been performed in Mexico, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, the US, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Portugal and Germany in festivals such as Darmstadt, Gaudeamus, the Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik, Tonlagen and the FIMNME (Mexico) and has been broadcast in Mexico, Germany, Hungary, Switzerland and Croatia.