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.

Jasmine Guffond (AU/DE)

Jasmine Guffond is an artist and composer working at the interface of social, political and technical infrastructures. Her practice spans live performance, recording, sound installation and custom made browser add-on. Through the sonification of data she addresses the potential of sound to engage with contemporary political questions and engages listening as a situated knowledge practice.

Interested in providing an audible presence for phenomena that lies beyond human perception, via the sonification of facial recognition algorithms, global networks, or Internet tracking cookies she questions what it means for our personal habits to be traceable, and for our identities, choices and personalities to be reduced to streams of data.

In 2021 Dr. Jasmine Guffond completed her PhD at the University of New South Wales Art, Design & Architecture department, where she conducted research into sound as a method of investigation into online surveillance cultures. She teaches casually at the Sound Studies and Sonic Arts masters program at the UdK in Berlin.

https://jasmineguffond.com

photo © Camille Blake

Aladino del CarmenSalas (CL)

A taxi driver from Punta Arenas, making tourist trips, travelling more than 700 km a day. He knows the terrestrial but also the marine territory with more than 25 years of experience sailing in fishing and factory vessels, Japanese squid-ships (which are called Jail Vessels). Aladino is a great connoisseur of the land and its people.