Conversation Room / “Trans-human Orality”

Conversation Room/ “Trans-human Orality” Exhibited at the Bosch Research Center, Renningen/Schloss Solitude Stuttgart. 2019 WimmelResearch-Fellowship The sculpture is an acoustically isolated Chatroom specially designed for vocal communication, The space houses conversations between the artist, a scientist and a computer. This

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Conversation Room / “Trans-human Orality”

Conversation Room/ “Trans-human Orality” Exhibited at the Bosch Research Center, Renningen/Schloss Solitude Stuttgart. 2019 WimmelResearch-Fellowship The sculpture is an acoustically isolated Chatroom specially designed for vocal communication, The space houses conversations between the artist, a scientist and a computer. This

The Exxcentric Winds [work in progress]

The Exxcentric Winds. [work in progress] Location: Santa Ana de Chipaya, Bolivia Duration: 2019-2021, or more.   SUMMARY “The Exxcentric Winds” is an on-going aural inquiry into the extraordinary qualities of several winds that flows in-between the frontiers of Chile

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The Exxcentric Winds [work in progress]

The Exxcentric Winds. [work in progress] Location: Santa Ana de Chipaya, Bolivia Duration: 2019-2021, or more.   SUMMARY “The Exxcentric Winds” is an on-going aural inquiry into the extraordinary qualities of several winds that flows in-between the frontiers of Chile

Conversation Room, Book

Conversation Room, Why Do We Do the Things We Do? This book provides a deeper level of understanding of the project Conversation Room. In this book you will find a timeline documenting the evolution of our labor crafting the sculpture,

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Conversation Room, Book

Conversation Room, Why Do We Do the Things We Do? This book provides a deeper level of understanding of the project Conversation Room. In this book you will find a timeline documenting the evolution of our labor crafting the sculpture,

Conversation Room (FI)

Why Do We Do the Things We Do? is a question my head had been whispering to me for quite some time before starting this project. Even though the question changed constantly it always seemed to respond to the same

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Conversation Room (FI)

Why Do We Do the Things We Do? is a question my head had been whispering to me for quite some time before starting this project. Even though the question changed constantly it always seemed to respond to the same

Untitled (MX)

Sound Installation: untitled, Exhibited at Festival de Artes Electronicas Transitio, Mexico, DF. September 2011 An external camera flash is located underneath each drum cymbal, two centimeters away from it. When triggered, it produced an intense luminosity that literally hit the

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Untitled (MX)

Sound Installation: untitled, Exhibited at Festival de Artes Electronicas Transitio, Mexico, DF. September 2011 An external camera flash is located underneath each drum cymbal, two centimeters away from it. When triggered, it produced an intense luminosity that literally hit the

Volumen Sintetico (CL, CN)

The work is composed by 1629 earphones embedded in a 180 cm diameter wooden parabolic antenna and 24 electronic boards that distribute sound from a mp3 player to each earphone. The parabolic geometry allows for all the sound sources to

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Volumen Sintetico (CL, CN)

The work is composed by 1629 earphones embedded in a 180 cm diameter wooden parabolic antenna and 24 electronic boards that distribute sound from a mp3 player to each earphone. The parabolic geometry allows for all the sound sources to

Winipeg (CL)

Installation, Exhibited at  “Winnipeg, el exilio circular”. Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos. Santiago de Chile CMOS Cameras, 2 Tv sets, sprocket wheels, incandescent micro lights, small printed images and texts “los trenes llegaban de continuo hasta el

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Winipeg (CL)

Installation, Exhibited at  “Winnipeg, el exilio circular”. Museo de la Memoria y los Derechos Humanos. Santiago de Chile CMOS Cameras, 2 Tv sets, sprocket wheels, incandescent micro lights, small printed images and texts “los trenes llegaban de continuo hasta el

Visual Listening (CN, AQ, EC, US)

People deducing the figures I draw by only using their audition. Visual Listening, The Great Wall of China (part 1) from ARIEL BUSTAMANTE on Vimeo.   Two children are seated on chairs one in front of the other, there is

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Visual Listening (CN, AQ, EC, US)

People deducing the figures I draw by only using their audition. Visual Listening, The Great Wall of China (part 1) from ARIEL BUSTAMANTE on Vimeo.   Two children are seated on chairs one in front of the other, there is

Untitled, Polyphonic Social, Liquid Architecture (AUS)

Untitled, Performed at Polyphonic Social, Liquid Architecture. Melbourne, Australia. April 2018   According to ancient Mayan codices, caves represent the maws of the earth. Entering those cavities was thought to be no different than entering the interiors of an animated

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Untitled, Polyphonic Social, Liquid Architecture (AUS)

Untitled, Performed at Polyphonic Social, Liquid Architecture. Melbourne, Australia. April 2018   According to ancient Mayan codices, caves represent the maws of the earth. Entering those cavities was thought to be no different than entering the interiors of an animated

White on White (TR)

White on White, exhibited at the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, Turkey. White day is an Antarctic phenomenon caused when much sunlight is diffused through a completely overcast sky, reaching the ice surface where most of it is then reflected back

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White on White (TR)

White on White, exhibited at the 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, Turkey. White day is an Antarctic phenomenon caused when much sunlight is diffused through a completely overcast sky, reaching the ice surface where most of it is then reflected back

Dinamicas del Vacio (CL)

The following work was made in collaboration with architect Alfredo Thiermann, After spending 1 month in Antarctica, it was exhibited at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago de Chile. The project is a sculpture that produced an isolated immersive

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Dinamicas del Vacio (CL)

The following work was made in collaboration with architect Alfredo Thiermann, After spending 1 month in Antarctica, it was exhibited at the National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago de Chile. The project is a sculpture that produced an isolated immersive

Bending Silence

Theoretical proposal exhibited at Matralab, Concordia University, Montreal. 2015. The speed of a wave depends on the elastic and inertia properties of the medium through which it travels. When a wave encounters different medium where the wave speed is different,

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Bending Silence

Theoretical proposal exhibited at Matralab, Concordia University, Montreal. 2015. The speed of a wave depends on the elastic and inertia properties of the medium through which it travels. When a wave encounters different medium where the wave speed is different,

Untitled (CL)

Vertical/Aerial listening of the city of Valparaiso. Exhibited at Festival de Arte Sonoro de Valparaiso, 2011 A microphone and a portable recorder were installed in a weather balloon which was slowly elevated from the center of the city of Valparaiso

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Untitled (CL)

Vertical/Aerial listening of the city of Valparaiso. Exhibited at Festival de Arte Sonoro de Valparaiso, 2011 A microphone and a portable recorder were installed in a weather balloon which was slowly elevated from the center of the city of Valparaiso

broken vinyl piece

small piece of a broken vinyl aligned with my fingerprints  

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broken vinyl piece

small piece of a broken vinyl aligned with my fingerprints  

Portraits of Modern Quality (CN)

microphone, mic stand, ipod exhibited at Linda Gallery, at the 798 biennale, Beijing, China 2009 Portraits of Modern Quality, exhibited at Linda Gallery, Beijing, China 2009 from ARIEL BUSTAMANTE on Vimeo. The work uses contemporary music to work their modernity.

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Portraits of Modern Quality (CN)

microphone, mic stand, ipod exhibited at Linda Gallery, at the 798 biennale, Beijing, China 2009 Portraits of Modern Quality, exhibited at Linda Gallery, Beijing, China 2009 from ARIEL BUSTAMANTE on Vimeo. The work uses contemporary music to work their modernity.

Sound Art and The Public Auditory Awareness (SE)

Essay published at HertZ Magazine, Sweden 2005. Sound is the mechanical disturbance of a media provoked by an element in vibration. Its presence is subject to the existence of a media, such as gases inside planetary atmospheres. Light is the

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Sound Art and The Public Auditory Awareness (SE)

Essay published at HertZ Magazine, Sweden 2005. Sound is the mechanical disturbance of a media provoked by an element in vibration. Its presence is subject to the existence of a media, such as gases inside planetary atmospheres. Light is the

Cybersyn (DE, CL)

Interactive Installation Center for Art and Media, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany and simultaneously at the Cultural Center Palacio La Moneda, Santiago de Chile,, “Multinode Metagame”, www.cybersyn.cl , Multinode-metagame.com, Catalogue) 2007 Fundamentally, the work consists of two interactive chairs (one in Chile

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Cybersyn (DE, CL)

Interactive Installation Center for Art and Media, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany and simultaneously at the Cultural Center Palacio La Moneda, Santiago de Chile,, “Multinode Metagame”, www.cybersyn.cl , Multinode-metagame.com, Catalogue) 2007 Fundamentally, the work consists of two interactive chairs (one in Chile

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sound installation, perforated disc fixed to a motor. Air is sent through a perforation. During the rotation this perforations perturb the air in a constant way, producing the musical tone D. The National Museum of Fine Arts, Chile, (catalogue, DVD), 

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sound installation, perforated disc fixed to a motor. Air is sent through a perforation. During the rotation this perforations perturb the air in a constant way, producing the musical tone D. The National Museum of Fine Arts, Chile, (catalogue, DVD), 

Sound Development City (DE, UK, CH)

Sound Development City project, commissioned by Swiss cultural agency Sound Development. The project features a diverse range of practitioners from fields such as visual art, sound art, music, architecture and theater, as well as workshops and collaborations with artists including

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Sound Development City (DE, UK, CH)

Sound Development City project, commissioned by Swiss cultural agency Sound Development. The project features a diverse range of practitioners from fields such as visual art, sound art, music, architecture and theater, as well as workshops and collaborations with artists including

Precarious Symmetry (AUS)

Precarious Symmetry: Ariel Bustamante and Carolina Saquel Curated by Camila Marambio as part of the making of the webseries Distancia, Exhibited at MADA Gallery, Monash University, Australia. Precarious Symmetry is a face-off. Precarious symmetry is what might emerge from a

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Precarious Symmetry (AUS)

Precarious Symmetry: Ariel Bustamante and Carolina Saquel Curated by Camila Marambio as part of the making of the webseries Distancia, Exhibited at MADA Gallery, Monash University, Australia. Precarious Symmetry is a face-off. Precarious symmetry is what might emerge from a