REKALDE IZAGIRRE, Josu
(Amorebieta-Etxano, Bizkaia, 1959)
Video Art, Installation Art. Bilbao
Josu Rekalde was born in Amorebieta-Etxano in 1959. He trained at the University of the Basque Country, where he now teaches Audiovisuals at the Fine Arts College. In the eighties, his interest in the work of video artists Nam June Paik and Bill Viola led him to explore the field of experimental video with creations in which he reflected on issues of personal identity and collective awareness. Rekalde has collaborated on numerous research projects carried out at the Audiovisual Department of the University of the Basque Country and has taken part in electro-acoustical activities staged in the framework of concerts and festivals.