community engagement

experiments in presenting

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    And Sometimes The Space is Full of a Previous Space

    A series of four events at the Deering Estate Theater featuring collaborative projects in connection with Gustavo’s 2022 year long residency at Deering Estate. The events included: Indivisibles An evening…

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    i360 XR Theater

    FIU’s Igloo system is a notable one – it’s the first to be equipped with a state-of-the-art, ground-shaking Sennheiser AMBEO sound system. A nine-speaker setup hidden behind an acoustically-transparent screen…

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    Audiotheque ( 1.0 and 2.0 ) was housed inside my resident artist studio at ArtCenter South Florida ( now Oolite Arts ). Since 2012 and through 2018, it provided audiences of up to 50 people with intimate access to some of the most adventurous, unfiltered, high quality experiences of sound-based art and performance available anywhere

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    Listening Club

    I started the listening club as a series of monthly curate sessions open to all. It exposed general audiences to listening experiences that fostered a deeper understanding and enjoyment of sound. It sought to promote auditory literacy and an expansion of the listening pallet, not in an academic setting, but in a relaxed and contemplative atmosphere conducive to developing a taste for new sound experiences — like those provided by experimental music and sound art

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    Listening Gallery

    Listening Gallery was a Knight Arts Challenge project that exposed millions of Miami Beach visitors to the experience of sound art in a public art context. It operated 24/7 beginning November 2011 and through May 2015 from the facade at 800 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach and was complemented by a video installation piece called Face2Face in collaboration with Charles Recher

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    Frozen Music

    Frozen Music (FM) is an experimental sound artist collective and performing ensemble that designs and realizes immersive sound environments in response to the acoustical characteristics of a given site

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    A Sound Art Exhibition

    SOUND was conceived primarily with
    the intent to put forward an alternative
    solution to the effective presentation of Sound Art within the context of a group exhibition where the works included occupy a shared space

    Gustavo Matamoros

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    Fluxus Day

    A full day of Fluxus musical adventures, performances and activities in collaboration with Alison Knowles and Larry Miller, consisting of Fluxus On The Beach in South Beach as well as FLuxFAir and FluxEve at the Adrianne Arsht Center

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    A large-scale site-specific public art sound installation in collaboration with Shahreyar Ataie, commissioned by Art-In-State-Buildings for the Paul Cejas School of Architecture building at Florida International University, designed by architect Bernard Tschumi

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    Symbiosis by Osmosis

    A public art site-specific project designed to mitigate an amiable relationship between the sounds of a Japanese garden and the bus stop next to it, on the other side of the border fence at Miami Beach Botanical Garden