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

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ensayo #2

Field Notes/Video

Dreamworlds of Beavers

In Tierra del Fuego, beavers are strangely invisible, and simultaneously ever-present. They are fleeting. One rarely sees a beaver, as they spend their days hidden under tannin-dark waters. Instead, only trace impressions. Rows of chew marks on the bark of a fallen tree. Castoreum’s oily… … 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

LE CHERCHEUR ET SES DOUBLES

The Director of the Kadist Art Foundation in Paris, Emilie Villez, took part in a seminar about artistic research organized by Sandra Delacourt, Katia Schneller, and Vanessa Theodoroupoulou. Villez spoke about her involvement in the exhibition “Beyond the End” at Kadist in 2014. The transcription… … 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

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

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

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