Daniela Gimenez (AR)

For 20 years she has worked as a producer in film, advertising, festivals and cultural events.
She is part of the independent production company SARNA, with which she has produced 5 fiction feature films, a documentary and is currently developing another one. She is also a photographer and editor, and since 2018 she has been training in mountain activities.

Juan Pablo Cellanes (AR)

a graduate in Electronic Arts from the Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (Argentina), has been fusing technology and art for more than 15 years. He specialises in the development of unconventional electronic and digital interfaces. For the last decade, he has been part of Plan, a renowned interactive design studio, where he has led innovative projects that challenge the limits of art and performance.

Daniel Tirado (CL)

Technology specialist. For the last 10 years he has been working as a technician and developer for artists, exhibitions and cultural and media arts organisations. In his artistic practice he examines aspects of technology and its relationship to society, and the impact of technological development on social relations of production and reproduction, as well as the boundaries between the concepts of the natural and the artificial. He organised Primavera Hacker, an annual hacker conference in Santiago de Chile, which focuses on the relationship between technology, arts and politics.

Tomás Elgueta (CL)

With a background in luthier training, he has specialized in creating prototypes for various projects, combining different skills and knowledge to bring ideas to life from diverse areas such as design, art, and education. Using both modern and ancestral tools, he shapes a variety of objects that are both functional and aesthetic. With experience in the audiovisual field, he has worked as a director, cameraman, and editor. In carpentry, he develops unique functional furniture for various purposes. The use of technology allows him to virtually build projects for design analysis before bringing them to life. These skills have led him to participate in various exhibitions and projects that merge engineering, sculpture, music, functionality, and aesthetics.

Viviana Méndez / Curtis Putralk (CL)

Viviana Méndez is a Chilean visual artist and performer, born in 1973, currently living and working in Paris. Her practices all originate from writing, exploring the individual mythology surrounding the universe of the seamstress and its “genres.” (genres is translated in spanish to “genero”;  “fabric” o “cloth”)

Pablo Schalscha (CL)

Pablo Schalscha Doxrud (1974), Santiago, Chile. He lives and works in Valdivia. He is a visual artist and a teacher at the Visual Arts Institute of the Universidad Austral de Chile. A member of the Coma collective based in Valdivia and the Panamérica Transatlántica collective with bases in Rio de Janeiro, Valdivia, and Paris. He considers his work a visual poetry that explores the disposable and paradoxical facets of material reality.

Adrian Silva (CL)

Adrián Silva Pino (Lautaro, 1973) is currently the Extension Coordinator of the Museological Directorate of the Universidad Austral de Chile. He studied anthropology and specialized in visual anthropology through courses and workshops. His ethnographic work focuses on the Rapa Nui and Mapuche cultures. He has documented and researched the Photographic Heritage Collection of the Museological Directorate, which he now oversees. His cinematic work, TV series, and documentary short films have premiered at FICValdivia, and he has participated in Ars Electronica (Austria).

Jan Vormann (DE/CL)

He is a founding member of the T10 Studios in Berlin, Germany, and COMA in Valdivia, Chile, as well as an artist and lecturer. He studied Visual Arts at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weißensee with an exchange year studying Monumental Arts at the Stieglitz Academy of Fine Arts in St.Petersburg, Russia.

Besides having lectured in the New Media Art Department of Universidad Austral de Chile and in the Interaction Design department at BTK University’s in Berlin, Vormann has lead several workshops and given talks at various institutions including the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice, the Pushkin Museum in Moscow, the Parsons School of Design in Paris, the Amsterdam Institute for Architecture and in many elementary schools throughout Europe.

In addition to interventions in public spaces around the world, Vormann has presented his work at international exhibitions including the Venice Biennale of Art (2011) and Architecture (2018), the Ars Electronica in Linz (2010) and the Nuits Blanches in Paris (2014). Vormann’s projects have been featured in global media outlets such as Le Monde, The New York Times Mag, Deutsche Welle and Financial Times Deutschland.

Batimientos – Schwebungen

By Kerstin Ergenzinger & Florencia Curci

Preparing the walk through the Lapataia valley with maps and through the cartographic gaze from afar we strongly felt our foreignness and the valley’s negative space. Its resonance space was an external void. Its prevailing elements seemed to be water and wind.

We imagined bodies and voices in the winds. We imagined to join with our breath sounding tones without semantics.

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by Florencia Curci, Fernanda Olivares & Nicolás Spencer

The noise emanating from the sea serves as a wake-up call, a mechanism or device, an artifice that heralds an emergency with nymphs’ cries from a place, be it a utopian or dystopian topos. This is how a narrative emerges, originating from the depths of the sea, carried by air currents and surface waves, creating turbulence as it interacts with the seabed and crashes against the coastal breakers. The mythological noise, or “Lärm,” undergoes a transformation and dissolves, taking on premonitory forms or dystopographies.

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