Autonomy, energy and society are intertwined concepts that serve as axes for understanding paradigms and the state of the art production nationally and internationally. The need to identify a curatorial scope, containing various concerns hyperlinked itself, taken as the basic criterion that most video artists and the technological means electrical energy. The provocation is registered in reflection on one of the fundamental sources of animation works, without the intention of evoking a green key. The energy, understood as a phenomenon able to move a body of mass given by the application of force can be considered analogous to the transformative power of art, due to the need to identify the agents of change and transformation that identifies an era where we live on a hinge analogue> digital humanity, whether in economic, and scientific, technological and social. Autonomy reflects the human ability to function creatively and productively in the social context, enhancing the need for coordinated interaction with other living beings. Nature is an eternal force of inspiration, where collective autonomy is a structural axis harmonic notions used by most of the artists enrolled in this section in the development of his works.
It consists of the study through illustrations of the various stages of growth of Chilean orchid species since its earliest development depend on fungi for their nutrition and growth. My proposal on a personal level has to do with the possibility of incorporating traditional scientific illustration in the art world, as the perception of it [...]
Bin¢ent II is a programmed digital controller experiment with pictorial processes through purely digital methods applied to the similar action of painting a picture. The work suggests the need to re-evaluate the current parameters defining the styles and labels used for the classification of the painting and the monetization of this, when the artist ceases to [...]
Installation performance, 2013. In the context of WOLF HOUSE´s production (animation film frame by frame and work in progress) will move the production set of the film to a room of the National Museum of Fine Arts. The artists will be constantly working and visitors can see the work in progress, changes in the set [...]
Installation of hand made sculptures in oak. In “Overexposure” – we find surveillance birds with cameras instead of heads (and continues to be a little delusional to note the formal resemblance from a surveillance camera mounted on a corner on its support and a bird perched on the branch of a tree). Beyond the nature of the metaphor, what matters [...]
Wonderful Machine is a site-specific installation with video transmission in real time from inside the Aesthetic Center Gallery, -located at the intersection of Amapolas street with Eliecer Parada- to the National Museum of Fine Arts. The installation consists of a wall built with pinhole cameras that capture the inverted image of the sidewalk in front [...]
Diminished Reality is the second stage of a gathering exercise urban stories. The first phase, begun in 2010, is marginal tragedies track intended from the outset, to be devoured by the insatiable appetite of oblivion. Drawing and painting traces unintelligible welcomed people without identity, found dead on the street and whose cases are closed without [...]
Putrēre es un ensayo audiovisual, cuya puesta en escena es inmersiva y utiliza hongos como metáfora sobre los procesos de pudrición y descomposición. Imágenes grabas con lentes macro permiten al espectador un acercamiento sensorial a las estructuras que afloran cuando los hongos crecen para lanzar sus esporas al aire. Este tipo de tomas es confrontada [...]
As a continuation of the work exhibited recently in Tajamar Gallery, now replacing dichroic focus that will be on the floor by the projection data of an animation with approximately three photos in b / w of an anonymous crowd Chilean in the early 70′s. These images belong to photographic records and / or stills [...]
Convergence involves the installation of different types of growing filamentous fungi in a glass container. The way in which these fungi are spread draws a representation of the earth’s surface, ie a world map. Mushrooms, preserved with resin, refer to the notion of still life. Also part of the work those elements that reflect [...]
Project “PICOROCOS” Francisco Muñoz / Workshop Dynamo The “barnacles” project originated from an intervention proposal for the theater-museum of puppets and clowns of Valparaiso and was primarily intended to give life to an inert space (located on the street, on the eve of the enclosure), surprise and make the audience laugh. It’s basically a joke [...]
“La Papita” is an installation made out of approximately a thousand interconnected potatoes to produce enough voltage capable of displaying flag of Chile composed by 264 color LEDs. Under this, another LED structure shows the title of the installation. The connection, cloves 99% copper and galvanized metal used as acid medium potato pulp to generate the necessary [...]
Catalina Cortázar is Civil Engineer with mention in Structural Design (PUC), Master of Arts in Media Studies, and Master of Fine Arts in Design and Technology @ Parsons The New School for Design. Her area of interest is the use of technology in the creative process. For the past two years her work has focused [...]
Tsen is an oval-shaped sculpture made of wicker which allows the entry of the public. This space was created to give the opportunity to inhabit a work while giving an inside look at the same. Inside you can find a comfortable atmosphere with cushions and soft surfaces that give the viewer a welcoming experience.
La hibridación de materiales nobles, para la producción de una experiencia multisensorial (olfato, vista, tacto, audición), conforman un ente sistémico y armónico, movilizador de sensaciones y perturbador de lo que clásicamente esperamos encontrar en un museo. Eumycota busca recrear matices de sensibilidad, que correspondan y resuenen con la naturaleza de las condiciones en las cuales [...]
Installing a web page in physical space to be accessed (browsed) by the public (users). The work moves the virtual nature and the complex structure of a web page to the physical space, which, like complex numbers, has two dimensions: visual, ie the representation we see in the browser and the source code or language [...]
Wonderful Machine is a site-specific installation with video transmission in real time from inside the Aesthetic Center Gallery, located at the intersection of Amapolas street with Eliezer Parada. The installation consists of a wall built with pinhole cameras that capture the inverted image of the sidewalk in front of the Aesthetic Center Gallery, as if [...]
The video installation “State of Emergency” is part of the “On Location” piece, this project is a series of videos (site specifics) whose main characteristic is to build an audiovisual story to be exposed only to the same location where it was filmed. Through the use of different cinematic codes the project seeks to address [...]
In this way bodies were directly delineated, are coupled with sound mapping, focusing on art, their immune systems and spare parts always linked to a geography, a globalization environment. Is it also a spectrum of people, bacteria, seeds, radiation? Detecting this information imperceptible as “quanta regions”, documenting the potential territories – through the wonders detection limits [...]
Radetzky Loop is in the field of aesthetics of resistance, perceived as a work that re-means a tire, regularly used for purposes very different from those of this project, on one hand, the transport truck wheel minerals like copper which serves an important function of moving the popularly called “Salary of Chile”. On the other [...]
Instalation, 2013. Mark with a line, is a project of interactions and social actions. It search embed subversively cycleways outlining through the main avenues of the city center. Through the demarcation it evidence the absence and act politically in front of it. The project, because of its nature, is both a chain of procedures and collaborations. [...]
Video Instalation, 2012. Sequence of 23 days without cuts, on a refrigerator boat from Valparaiso to Dunkerque France.
Random Assemble swans or When angry Swan sings, comes from the possibility of association between mood and ecological disaster by sound as intangible material for creating a ghost (by way of a choral ensemble of swan souls in the limbo of uncertainty), which aims to disturb the conscience of a socio-environmental problem unresolved, this work operates [...]
The play portrays the interstitial spaces of everyday life, the invisible gesture that goes unnoticed, rescued only by the arrangement of the camera, and its ability to uncover useless and mechanical actions. In the video, Cespedes integrates the tension of uncertainty, disrupting the bucolic contemplation of close observation, questioning but objective. The metaphor of space [...]
Video Installation, 2013. The project consists of a 4-min video. approx. duration in which the protagonist is the landscape of southern Chile. The video shows the operation of these images in a way that highlights the artificiality and instability images of aestheticized landscape idea. As the video develops the images are removed slowly. The intervention [...]
A community of autonomous electronic devices, built by hand, live in a tree outside the National Museum of Fine Arts. Among their branches, this artificial ecosystem uses the sun’s energy to translate it into small sound impulses. Like an insect, each unit has its own behavior, autonomous and unpredictable, owner of a repetitive song but [...]
Paradox is a physical device that activates Cacerolazos (the sound of metal pots) in public space through Twitter. Tweeting the sentence #yocaceroleopor followed by your discomfort, (for example: #yocaceroleopor the traffic jams in the morning) will activate the spoons that make the pots sound for 10 seconds; there are 6 pots arranged on a pallet in [...]
Installation, 2013. 1 – Development in 3:1 scale wood FASat-Alpha, the first Chilean satellite, built under a technology transfer program between the Air Force of Chile and the UK company Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) in 1995. This besides being orthotropic material, will have wheels to facilitate their movement through the city, at the same [...]
History is a young girl who moves with her eyes closed in the dark showing her hands confidently deployed as a canopy, being that your eyes need to be guided in the darkness. Surely he has a history, certainly is subjected to the force of the pioneers who have blown the walk. Possibly the only [...]
Installation Pavilion that consists in 8 Artworks pieces made within the Studio Merced describing technical, economic, ideological and political procedures, material that all of the pieces share. As these procedures have their origin in an experimental logic, which transcripts into a prototype with state funding, it becomes a commercial product that provides financing of La Merced Studio [...]
It is a performative art action is a “speech act”, an action that seeks to give voice to the invisible work. The artist invites the public to take a garment to be ironed. 1 minute singing every 8 minutes, during the course of the 11 BAM opening.
A is hotter than B (2005) is a video showing the dissolution of a drop of ink captured in an ice-cube which disintegrates between the artist’s fingers. While the rigorous title assumes the status of a mathematical formula, it contrasts with the majesty of the ample, harmonious movement of the colored liquid. The arabesque lines [...]
This installation corresponds to seven musical productions made between 1956 and 1979, the birth period of electroacoustic music in Chile. Some of the works in the selected collection are: Birth (1956) by Leon Schidlowsky; spectral variations (1959), Electronic music (1975) and Thus Spake the computer (1979) by José Vicente Asuar; Fish (1957) and Amacata (1974) [...]