As you walk through the city you weave spaces together in a subjective way: this can never be captured objectively, say by drawing maps to trace journeys, since it is the experience of walking or ‘passing by’ that counts. Maps are typical forms of fixation of the flux of everyday life, which try to pin it down by abstracting heavily from it.
source quote: Michel De Certeau, The Practice of Everyday Life, University of California Press, 1984
His research deals with issues of globalized Latin American territories decoding and jamming their signal flows.
He is operating in dense urban media spaces and likewise rual environments. Currently he is part of the artistic research project Corredor electromagnetico paulista, in Sao Paulo, and just published an extensive field report.
Operating in both sound art and visual art, her work moves between the areas of performance, text, composition and installation. She develops scores for performances and actions, that often address the notion of the trace, the medium, the finite and the unknown. Creating situations in which transformatory processes become tangible or setups with unpredictable or irreversible results are essential aspects of her artistic practice.
“There is a space, that is becoming, accidently or deliberatly, that is a creation of walks, of speech, of someone who listens.”
“Sonata For 4 Cardinal Points”, conceived for one performer and four megaphones attached to trees, draws attention to a zone that is never static. The 20-minute performance paces along the thresholds of a sensitive sphere and interacts with its changing dimensions: the public.
sound excerpt: sonata for 4 Cardinal Points at Convergence, 24.04.2015
Bárbara González Barrera audio-visual works are based on an extensive process of experimentation that is characterized by constant reconstruction, using multiple connected objects to address relations of space and time.
She performs actions as choreographic scores, open to improvisation, where the body functions just as one additional component to the signal chain .