Going from November 2019 to February 2020, and taking place both in Humboldt University of Berlin and the Einstein Center Digital Future, the Applied Cybernetics lectures series was a project I coordinated and curated, aiming to develop an open discussion on the frictions that may have emerged when cybernetic thinking and its conceptual frameworks were […]
On June 2017 in Santiago, Chile, the first issue of the journal Canal: cuadernos de estudios visuales y mediales [Channel: Notebooks on Visual and Media Studies] was published. As an academic initiative to articulate transdisciplinary and contemporary thinking and discussions on visual and media cultures, the project included a series of original articles by researchers […]
As a farewell activity from the Department of Design at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Chile, I organized two colloquia to discuss relevant topics which, in my understanding, play a key role when one is willing to move design, insofar as a University field, closer to contemporary thought. One of […]
Invited by Francisca Morand (dancer) and Javier Jaimovich (sound artist) to collaborate in their Emovere project residency, I worked in team with Cristián Canto to create an interactive piece aiming to explore the body-machine relation in an experimental dance and sound context. Invoking the old tradition of Euclid’s algorithm as an actual actor in the history of culture and […]
The project INFORME: Device for activating and experimenting a non-space, is a temporary device for activating and experimenting a non-space. Created by a team formed by Cristián Gómez-Moya, Mario Marchant Lannefranque, Daniel Opazo Ortíz, and myself, and installed at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Chile, it consisted of designing a capsule to develop a […]
Algorithmic Mediations for Agonism is a book whose goal is to share notes and reflections, as well as the methods and processes developed by the Design and Agonism group at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Chile. The book presents a conceptual introduction and a brief bibliographic discussion about the role technical media could be playing in […]
Algorithmic Mediations for Agonism was a research-creation project developed by the Design and Agonism group, aiming to pursue an inquiry on how technical and technological apparatuses (more specifically, those algorithmically conditioned) could mobilize (or being themselves) agencies for dissensus and confrontation. The project had several phases and processes, and designed and developed several prototypes and tests (only two of them are shown here.) Among those processes […]
Remoteness of Light is a research-creation project done in co-authorship with Bárbara Echaíz Bielitz as a discussion on darkness, light, and the design of nature; presented at the Dynamics of Darkness in the North conference in Reykjavík, Iceland during February 2015. The project aimed, firstly, to reflect on how technical developments (in this case one based […]
Landscape and gaze to the modes of describing events was a research-creation project aiming to analyze and visualize the discursive events articulated and published by the Chilean digital media, which in general terms contribute to shape the local political landscape. Technically speaking, the project consisted in the development of a software and the design of an interface and a system […]
Self-reflecting project, whose aim was to study and explore the algorithmic visualization of techno-political information. It consisted in the development of a small piece of software, written in Processing, to read RSS feeds from the five newspapers that initially covered the WikiLeaks Cable Gate case. After processing the data, the software generated and delivered a […]
Central Monitor · Central Node was a software, an interface, and a platform to visualize and navigate through what I then called (2011) techno-political imaginaries. The software analyzed thousands of the so-called cables —originally they would have been actual cables, sent using telex technology— leaked by WikiLeaks in late 2010, in what was, among other […]
Media art project (part of Individual Efforts B) for the critical exploration and analysis of worldwide economic data and its meaning/no-meaning as such. It consisted in (a) the collection and parsing of public databases from the World Bank, (b) the development of a software, written in Processing, which (b1) mined the collected data, and (b2) visualized […]
Individual Efforts B was an interactive installation for the critical exploration and analysis of worldwide economic data and its meaning/no-meaning as such. It sought to reflect on how statistical and institutional apparatuses relate to politico-economical discourses, and from there, to (re)think the role of visual representations in such sphere.
Individual Efforts A was a video installation aiming to introduce the CyberSyn case as a major precedent to study the science, technology, and controversies complex from a media arts perspective.