Francisco López is internationally recognized as one of the major figures in the realm of sound, art, and experimental music. Over the past forty years, he has developed an impressive sound universe that is completely personal and iconoclastic, based on a profound listening to the world. He has realized hundreds of sound installations, projects with field recordings, and concerts/performances in over seventy countries across the six continents, including the major international concert halls, museums, galleries and festivals, such as: PS1 Contemporary Art Center (New York), Museum of Modern Art (Paris), International Film Festival (Rotterdam), EMPAC (Troy), Darwin Fringe (Darwin), Institute of Contemporary Art (London), Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires, Center of Contemporary Art (Kita-Kyushu), National Museum Reina Sofía (Madrid), etc. His extensive catalog of sound pieces has been released by 400 recording labels/publishers all over the world. Among other prizes, López has been awarded honorary mentions at the prestigious Ars Electronica Festival in Austria five times, and is the recipient of a Qwartz Award for best sound anthology.