A Nomadic Research Program in Tierra del Fuego / Un programa nómade de investigación en Tierra del Fuego

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Why Listen to Animals?

Why Listen To Animals? The possibilities of meaning when we listen to animals and they listen to us. THU 29 Sep – SAT 22 Oct 2016 7PM-10PM West Space Level 1/225 Bourke St, Melbourne Wheelchair Accessible FREE This experimental project by Liquid Architecture reframes English… … Keep Reading

Field Notes/Research

Ensayos Network–A Web of Ideas

By Denise Milstein I joined in the Ensayos collaborative in the summer of 2015. By then, the group had been collecting a multi-media archive of its discussions, experiments, and activities for over four years. It was time to take stock of the paths Ensayos had… … Keep Reading

Essays/Field Notes

Trans América

By Christy Gast for the Miami Rail March 2016 On December 26 I set off for a trip mas allá del fin, beyond the end of the world, with the Ensayos research and residency program in Tierra del Fuego. There, the Andes shatter toward Antarctica,… … Keep Reading

Programs/Residencies

Ensayo # 2 – Estancias Miguelito y Vicuña

WHEN January 5-10 (Miguelito) and January 29-February 4 (Vicuña), 2016 WHAT The goal was to implement the Beaver Research Plan developed by ecologist Derek Corcoran and biologist Giorgia Graells during the residency at the Institute for Art and Olfaction in 2015. WHY To determine whether humans and beavers… … Keep Reading

Exhibitions/Programs

It’s Gettin’ Hot Down Here

Press Release “It’s gettin’ hot down here” Ensayos: Trials on an Archipelago Closing Reception: Saturday, November 14th, 6-9pm FUG: 431 East 6th Street, Basement BHQFU, New York’s Freest Art School, is pleased to present ​TRIALS ON AN ARCHIPELAGO​, a residency, seminar, and exhibition focusing on… … Keep Reading

Programs/Teaching

Trials on an Archipelago: Seminar at BHQFU in New York

BHQFU, New York’s Freest Art School, is pleased to present ​TRIALS ON AN ARCHIPELAGO​, a residency, seminar, and exhibition focusing on ​Ensayos​, a nomadic research program based in Tierra del Fuego (TdF) at FUG (Foundation University Gallery). Since 2010, ​Ensayos ​has brought together artists, scientists… … Keep Reading

Exhibitions/Programs

Dear Enemy

Dear Enemy by Christy Gast + Ensayos September 28 – October 10, 2015 Research in Tierra Del Fuego, Chile Exhibition and Residency at The Institute for Art and Olfaction AN ARTIST, A CURATOR, A BIOLOGIST AND AN ECOLOGIST TEAM UP TO CREATE A PERFUME DESIGNED… … Keep Reading

Field Notes/Interview

Cecilia Vicuña with Camila Marambio

During Cecilia Vicuña’s recent busy visit to Santiago, Camila Marambio spoke with her at her childhood home. The relaunching of her 2006 LP “Kuntur Ko” by the independent New York record label Hueso Records brought her home to offer a series of timely performances and… … Keep Reading

Christy Gast Wins Art Matters Grant

Christy Gast was awarded a grant from the Art Matters Foundation to develop a scent in order to facilitate communication between humans and beavers in Tierra del Fuego. The project, Dear Enemy, will be developed with Ensayos collaborators at the Institute for Art and Olfaction in… … Keep Reading

Field Notes/Press

Beyond the End

At Paris Kadist Art Foundation an experimental format, based on cooperation between scientists, artists and members of the local community, analyzes how species inhabit an area and alter the natural and cultural space of the other species in the Tierra del Fuego. By Giusy Checola… … Keep Reading

Performance/Programs

Asunto Castor

Performance + Artes visuales realizadas el miércoles 22 de Febrero 2014 en la ciudad de Puerto Williams por Camila Marambio y Christy Gast. Festival Cielos del Infinito, Museo Martín Gusinde … Keep Reading

Field Notes/Interview

Bruno Latour Interview

By weaving anthropology, sociology, and philosophy, the French thinker Bruno Latour has positioned himself at the frontier of Science Studies, a flexible and searching response to the Anthropocene. This September, he spoke to Miami Rail contributor Camila Marambio about dance, the climate, and the importance of… … Keep Reading

Programs/Residencies

Ensayo #1 – The First Residency

Invited by the curator Camila Marambio, 18 artists and scientists from Chile, Norway, US and Canada met in Tierra del Fuego for 10 days to discuss the “use” of bringing artists and social scientists into the research program at Karukinka Natural Park, a Wildlife Conservation… … Keep Reading

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