Lola de la Mata (b.1991) is a London based artist, musician and composer whose practice focuses around the body, collaboration and listening. Lola’s work ranges from monotypes and graphic scores to installations and compositions for movement, voice, electronics and classical instruments. Having completed a Masters in experimental music, she continues to work on collaborations with numerous ensembles and dance artists.
Her composition SWAY- for three performers preparing to stand was performed by Tre Vocci ensemble November 2015, and in April 2016 she was awarded honorary mention in the F I Williams Prize for Composition for her piece Katinka, written for the Distractfold Ensemble performed May 2016.
Last spring Lola made VIEL.ES with Bufo Makmal Dance Company in the role of composer, performed in Basel, June 2016.
Most recently, Lola has been developing performances and workshops focusing on listening to imagined sounds from within the body.
Growing this research further, she is putting together a multidisciplinary artist discussion group, to explore the fundamentals of process in personal practice.