Poet and reciter born in Barcelona in 1979.
He worked as a bookseller in Roquer Jardinets’ bookshop.
Since 1997, he brings poetry to stages, working especially with the physicality and sound of verse.
He has performed in Spain and throughout Europe, Asia and America, giving thousands of recitals in all kinds of festivals and cycles. He has received awards in various contests of recitation, including the Osaka International Slam (2009).
He works in poetry education for children and adults (he worked in the educational services of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Fundació LaCaixa, Fundació de l’Auditori i Fundación ONCE) and gives lectures and courses on poetry, prosody and orality in schools, colleges and universities.
He teaches courses in poetry recitation and staging at the Escola d’Escriptura i Humanitats of the Ateneu Barcelonès.
He has developed poetry spaces on radio and television (in Catalunya Radio, Icat FM, Ona FM, COMRadio and BTV) and has collaborated in art and culture sections of various publications.
He coordinates, along with Ferran Garcia, and since 2002, the cycle of poetry readings in the Horiginal bar, from the HORINAL association (Obrador de Recitacions I Noves Actituds Literàries – Workshop of Recitations and New Literary Attitudes).
He published, for more than a year, a sonnet in the Ara newspaper everyday.
He has written several plays (including: Estat major, Entremès, Ecs!…) and the transdisciplinary show Wamba va! (Mercat de les Flors, Barcelona, 2005) with Gerard Altaió, Eduard Escoffet and Martí Sales.
Between May and June 2012, the theater La Seca programmed the cycle “Josep Pedrals”, with the plays En comptes de la lletera (play developed in conjunction with Jordi Oriol, Carles Pedragosa and Àlex Aviñoa) and El furgatori (stage adaptation of the book of the same title, directed by Iban Beltran).
He was the keyboardist of the funky-pop band Explosion Bikini (1999-2004).
He currently leads the ironic pop group Els Nens Eutròfics. He writes the songs, sings and plays the clarinet.