22
Jan

Canal

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 […]

30
Sep

Colloquia

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 […]

28
Nov

Searching for Euclid

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 […]

17
Oct

Informe

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 […]

2
Jul

Book: Algorithmic Mediations for Agonism

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 […]

3
Jun

Algorithmic Mediations for Agonism

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 […]

15
Mar

Remoteness of Light

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 […]

16
Sep

Landscape and gaze to the modes of describing events

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 […]

16
Oct

Info Leaks Posters

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 […]

14
Oct

Central Monitor · Central Node

The Central Monitor · Central Node project was a software, interface, and platform to visualize techno-political imaginaries, through the analysis of the WikiLeaks Cable Gate case. The project allowed to monitor the international coverage of a massive declassification of documents and information, while it invited to witness political and cultural biases, and thus, the emergence of the underlying discontinuities that may put in […]

28
Jan

Visualizations for IEB

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 […]

21
Dec

Individual Efforts B

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.

21
Dec

Individual Efforts A

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.