About Fred Clarke Alvarez
Fred Clarke Alvarez (Peru) multi-instrumentalist, music producer, visual artist and researcher of Andean-Amazonian medicine traditions. He has been exploring the indigenous healing world since 1998 on his path of seeking truth and questioning consensus reality. Learning from native curanderos and living in the Amazon and Andes of Peru, he started to work with the healing power of sound, using ancient musical instruments of Peru, developing his own style of Andean Music Medicine. He participated in several events, concerts and conferences in United States, Iceland, Mexico and Peru. He studied Communications at the University of Lima, Peru. He has published albums such as Paqarina: Healing Sound of Peru, Ambient Works i, Sounds of Nasca, Sound of Pucllana, Meraya (film score), and has participated in collaborations with other music artists. In 2017, he published Sounds of Nasca, a production for the Museum of Art of Lima and Rietberg Museum of Zürich using original instruments (dating back to 200 B.C. – 650 D.C.) for the international exhibition NASCA-MALI. He is also involved in psychotherapy and shamanism. Today, he lives with his wife and children in the forest of California, United States.