General Director, Sound Director
At SARC, he specialized in the research of new technologies for musical applications through physiological signals as part of the Music Sensors and Emotion (MuSE) group led by Dr. R. Benjamin Knapp. In parallel to his doctorate studies, Javier taught at SARC and worked as a research assistant in the project EU SIEMPRE. After completing his studies, he rejoined the Sound program of the Faculty of Arts, where he conducts research on the physiological responses of audiences to music, participates in interdisciplinary creation projects and teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Sound and Composition.
General Director, Dance Director
She began her professional career as a contemporary dance performer in independent companies from Santiago de Chile, in addition to her teaching work, in Chilean companies such as La Pequeña Compañía, Andanzas, La Séptima Compañía and Silueta de Gos. Her areas of interest are contemporary techniques, Contact Improvisation and more recently somatic systems applied to the training of dance artists, a research she is currently undertaking in her postgraduate studies and her specialization in movement analysis.
In 2001, she started to expand in the field of choreographic creation by conducting artist residencies at American University and George Washington University in the United States, mainly in association with Eduardo Osorio (http://morandosorio.blogspot.cl), with whom she created “Territorio Compartido” (2004, Altazor Award 2005), “Catálogo” (Fondart 2006) and “Invisible” (Fondart 2012). She is currently an academic in the Dance Department of Universidad de Chile, where she teaches undergraduate courses and creation and co-directs the project Emovere.
Interaction Platform Programmer
He is currently focused on artistic creation and popular music. After studying electric guitar with national exponents such as Alejandro Silva (ASPC, Mandrácula), Ignacio Torres (Farenheit, Kilterry, Nasson), Gonzalo Cordovez (Gonzalo Cordovez, ASPC, Perro Terco) and Claudio Cordero (Claudio Cordero, Matraz, CAST, Oxygen 8), he plans to continue his studies abroad in order to obtain a Master’s degree that will allow him to develop projects aimed at popular music and widening its possibilities through technology.
In early 2014, he obtained the “UNESCO – Aschberg Scholarship for Artists” to participate in a creation residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in the United States in September. In October, he will complete an internship at the Institute for Creativity, Arts and Technology of Virginia Tech within the framework of the artistic research EMOVERE: Body, Sound and Movement. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Basic Composition for Professor Andrés Maupoint at Universidad de Chile and also teaches at Universidad Bolivariana.
Dance Performer, Dance Assistant Director
He was an evaluator for the National Dance Fondart (National Fund for Cultural and Art Development) during the two calls for entries in 2007 and a National Judge for the 2008 call for entries. Along with Francisca Morand, he participates in the creation, staging and performance of the works “Territorio Compartido” (2005 Altazor Award), the 2006 Fondart Project “Catálogo” (2007 Altazor Award Nominee) and “InVisible” (2012 Fondart Project). In parallel, he pursues studies in the Max/Msp/Jitter program in order to use it for future creations, together with sound artist Ariel Bustamante.
He has also performed in national musical theater productions and VideoDance pieces. He is currently a teacher at the evening dance program of Universidad de Chile and works on a daily basis for the self-management and artistic collaboration of dance projects. Some of his own choreographies are the “Crónicas” solo, “Retrato Hablado”, “Féminas” and “Deuda”, a piece where he is both a performer and author.
Performance Design and Lighting
In 2015, she participated as a lighting, space and wardrobe designer in the project IBJGM: EMOVERE. She published the book “Develando el otro habitar: Oficios técnicos del Teatro Nacional Chileno” and premiered “El pupilo quiere ser Tutor” by Peter Handke at Teatro Nacional Chileno as Director of the Company of the Theater Department of Universidad de Chile.
She is currently pursuing postgraduate studies within the Art Theory and History program of the Faculty of Arts of Universidad de Chile.
He currently teaches at the Department of Design of Universidad de Chile. He also participates in various projects and investigations for theater companies and artistic ensembles, where he experiments with the visual experience of the spectator and the stage space by integrating motion design, video mapping and interactive luminous electronic devices.
Theory and Texts
She was trained as a composer in the Faculty of Arts of Universidad de Chile, where she obtained a B.A. in Music Theory (1996), a B.A. in Composition (2002) and an M.A. in Music Composition (2000).
Alba Emoting® Method Instructor
She holds a diploma in creativity from Universidad de Chile. She has been teaching and researching in the area of professional voice for more than 20 years. She currently teaches voice in undergraduate and postgraduate programs, and coordinates the Certificate in Professional Voice: scientific, technical and teaching bases at Universidad de Playa Ancha de Ciencias de la Educación in Valparaiso. She is a researcher at the Human Voice Studies Center of the Speech and Hearing Program of Universidad de Chile.
Theory and Texts
As a playwright, he has developed a career for over ten years, which has allowed him to be selected on five occasions for the National Drama Exhibition and to premier plays and performance pieces in Chile, Spain and Germany. Some of his prominent works include “Costas de Hielo” (1998), “La Bilis Negra” (2001), “Proyecto/Fausto” (2003) and “Polen” (2004), all of them selected for the National Drama Exhibition; “Calias, tentativas sobre la belleza” (2007, presented by the La Puerta Theater Company in the Schillertage International Festival at the National Theater of Mannheim and in the 2008 Santiago a Mil Theater Festival), and “Hombre Acosado por demonios ante un espejo” (2010), a Bicentennial Fondart project by the La Puerta Theater Company. In the field of dance, he is a member of the scenic interdisciplinary creation projects within the Dance Department of Universidad de Chile.