community engagement

artist-designed experiments in engagement and public art

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    Improvisation

    Listen to the recording of the June 2nd, 2024 Improvisation featuring Lukas Ligeti (drums), and Gustavo Matamoros (guitar + electronics). The performance took place at the Deering Estate theater in Miami.

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    Subtropics 2023 Marathon

    Three Satellite Events and a Marathon at Deering Estate bring back echoes of Subtropics Festivals past Experience the Subtropics Marathon— an extraordinary showcase of intermedia and experimental artists pushing sonic…

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    And Sometimes The Space is Full of a Previous Space

    In December 2021, I was awarded a challenge grant from the Knight Foundation for an art project called And Sometimes The Space is Full of a Previous Space — a…

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    i360 XR Theater

    A multi-year residency at the i360 XR Theater has allowed me to explore the world of ambisonic sound, opening the door to the creation of new solo work and in collaboration with other artists. It is a goal of mine to help engage other artists and producers to create and present content in 360° format in the theater.

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    Audiotheque

    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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    SOUND
    A Sound Art Exhibition

    SOUND was primarily conceived, following a compositional approach, as an alternative solution to the effective presentation of Sound Art in a museum setting within the context of a group exhibition where the works presented occupy a shared space. — Gustavo Matamoros, artist-curator

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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