Nomadic Collective Research / Investigación Colectiva Nómade / Tierra del Fuego

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Ensayos: Passages – Online

New York, NY…New Museum’s Department of Education and Public Engagement presents “Ensayos: Passages,” its first online artist residency, foregrounding the department’s year-round commitment to contemporary art and pedagogy centered on personal and social growth. The international collective Ensayos (translated as “inquiries”, “essays,” or “rehearsals” in… Keep Reading

Watch DISTANCIA Webseries, Season Two

DISTANCIA Season Two premieres here on June 15, 2020 as part of Ensayos’ residency at the New Museum.  Direct link: https://vimeo.com/showcase/7223262 Tierra del Fuego is remote to many in both physical distance and in the imagination, yet the archipelago at the tip of South America’s southern… Keep Reading

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Comadreo Pacífico – Ensayo #4

WHAT An Indigenous-led comadreo among women who carry memories, knowledge and practices of care for coastal territories on the east coast of Australia, Pacific Islands, Aotearoa, Perú and Chile. Ensayo #4 defines a comadreo as a non-hierarchical, humorous, tender and creative practice of co-mothering, allowing… Keep Reading

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Resources to @ Kunsternes Hus, Oslo

ENSAYOS and The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong to Society as a Whole present RESOURCES: Short talks by Søssa Jørgensen, Janike Kampevold Larsen and Wenche Dramstad. Premiere of A Beehive in My Heart (63 min, 2019) by Kjersti VetterstadWednesday 4.12. at 7 pmKunstnernes Hus Kino… Keep Reading

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Belong to @ Kunsternes Hus, Oslo

ENSAYOS and The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong to Society as a Whole present BELONG TO: Friday 13.12.2019 at 7 pm, Kunstnernes Hus Kino. THE ELEPHANT WHO WAS A RHINOCEROS is a lecture-performance by Erik Bünger that traces the footprints of wolves, elephant, bears and… Keep Reading

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Resources @ Kunsternes Hus, Oslo

ENSAYOS and The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong to Society as a Whole present MARINE: Wednesday 4.12. 2019 at 7 pm, Kunstnernes Hus Kino, Oslo, Norway Short talks by Søssa Jørgensen, Janike Kampevold Larsen and Wenche Dramstad. Premiere of A Beehive in My Heart (63… Keep Reading

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Screenings of DISTANCIA in Norway

Invited by Antonio Cataldo, Artistic Director, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway, Carolina Saquel presents DISTANCIA and discusses the making of the web series, Ensayos, and the problem of representing landscape at ORGANIZED FREEDOM – third edition – curated by Sverre Gullesen & Tanja Sæter on October 15-20… Keep Reading

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Marine @ Kunsternes Hus, Oslo

ENSAYOS and The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong to Society as a Whole present MARINE: 06.10.2019 at 6 pm, Kunstnernes Hus Kino, Oslo, Norway Screening of LEVIATHAN (USA, 2012, reg. Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor, 87 min) with introductions by Silja Espolin Johnson and Randi Nygård… Keep Reading

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Magnetic Isle Connect – Ensayo #4

WHEN September 10 – 28, 2019 WHAT After the opening of our exhibition, Everything is Possibly an Oracle, we headed to the central highlands, traversing thirsty country on high fire alert.  Guided by our friend, Dale Harding, we accepted an invitation from Carol and Trent… Keep Reading

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Minjerribah and Canaipa – Ensayo #4

WHEN August 23-28, 2019 WHAT Ensayistas met in Meanjin (Brisbane, Australia), where collaborator Caitlin Franzmann is based, for a mobile residency on the coastal islands in Quandamooka Country (Moreton Bay and islands) in southeast Queensland. After visiting the exhibition Seeing Country at Redland Art Gallery,… Keep Reading

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Ensayos Outer Space

‘Felting/Feeling’A Wool Felting WorkshopLed by Christy Gast Saturday, 31st August, 12:30–2:00pmOuter Space1/170 Montague Road,South Brisbane Open process-ing (making and talking): Wet felting of wool is a tactile process during which the animal fibres must be shocked, massaged, and submerged in hot and cold water repeatedly. Wool dyed… Keep Reading

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The Wild Living @ Kunsternes Hus, Oslo

The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong to Society as a Whole is a series of interdisciplinary events at Kunstnernes Hus, organized by Geir Tore Holm, Søssa Jørgensen and Randi Nygård, as part of Ensayo#4. THE WILD LIVING: Tuesday 27.8. at 19.00, Frognerelva, Oslo Twilight walk… Keep Reading

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MV Lectures: Lost in Tierra del Fuego

WEDNESDAY 21 AUGUST 20196PM–7.30PM Awakening a forgotten collection from South America by reconnecting to its source community, the Yaghan. In 1929 Australian Anthropologist, Baldwin Spencer and Ms. Jean Hamilton travelled to Tierra Del Fuego to study the Yaghan people, who they defined as a dying… Keep Reading

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Distancia en Paris

Todos los episodios de Distancia serán mostrados este jueves 27 de junio a las 19.45 h en la sala Charles Brabant de Scam. El acceso a la proyección es reservado, previa inscripción. Distancia obtuvo el financiamiento Brouillon d’une rêve 2018. Keep Reading

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SINSENDA

Saberes y aprendizajes en torno a la relación campo-ciudad Domingo 23 de junio, 2019 – 11:00 – 14:00 h / Edificio Sabatini, Talleres, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, España Entrada gratuita mediante inscripción previa mediante correo electrónico a mediacion@museoreinasofia.es Esta cita cuenta con la presencia de Casa… Keep Reading

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Atracción Fatal

Beta-Local, Puerto Rico jueves 9 de mayo de 2019 – 6:30pmc/Sol esquina Barbosa, VSJ(junto a la Escuela Lincoln) Aprovechamos la visita a Puerto Rico de la curadora chilena Camila Marambio para que nos hable acerca de su práctica y Ensayos, el programa que dirige en… Keep Reading

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Unpacking My Library

Michael TaussigUnpacking My Library Monday, 25th February 2019, 6:30pmThe Institute of Postcolonial Studies78–80 Curzon St, North Melbourne VIC 3051Free to attend Discipline, Ensayos, and MADA Monash University are pleased to present a public lecture by Michael Taussig, titled ‘Unpacking my Library’. The talk presents a… Keep Reading

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The Institute of Urbanism and Landscape

In November 2018, Ensayo #4 artist Randi Nygård visited the studio of The Institute of Urbanism and Landscape at AHO, The Oslo School of Architecture and Design to present the book Dei viltlevande marine ressursane ligg til fellesskapet / The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong… Keep Reading

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Premiere of DISTANCIA

After fully booked out premieres in Santiago on November 24th at SALA K in Santiago and in Punta Arenas on December 10th at the Ernesto Livacic Auditorium, University of Magallanes, the following premier is in Valparaíso on the 18th of January at 12pm at the… Keep Reading

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Rugged, Weathered Above the Sea

Randi Nygård of Ensayo #4 held a conversation with Timotheus Vermeulen about the anthology Dei viltlevande marine ressursane ligg til fellesskapet/The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong to Society as a Whole at Coast Contemporary: Rugged, Weathered Above The Sea, a maritime art journey along the… Keep Reading

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Coastal Curriculum @ Creative Time Summit Miami

WORKSHOP: COASTAL CURRICULUM Saturday, November 3rd from 12 to 1 pm at the Museum Park Baywalk, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), 1103 Biscayne Blvd | Transportation Options CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION Ensayo #4 (Coastal Curriculum) research pods exist in Tierra del Fuego, Northern Norway, New… Keep Reading

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First Look: Distancia at Web Fest Berlin

DISTANCIA is a story of environmental proportions, a series of tales that have demanded to be told from beyond the strait of Magellan. Speaking histories of unlawful appropriations, exterminations, and exploitations, each episode sketches the shape of a place known as Tierra Del Fuego. Documenting… Keep Reading

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Fansubbing Workshop

In this masterclass and workshop, students will be introduced to in-production web series Distancia, hear about the origins and contemporary relevance of fan subtitling (fansubbing), learn about the specific constraints and conventions of subtitling, and be guided through hands-on fansubbing exercises using the open- source… Keep Reading

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Beaver Diasporas: Thinking with Lewis Henry Morgan

Date: April 27, 2018 Time: 2:-00-4:00 PM (Friday) Location: VISTA Collaboratory, Carlson Library, University of Rochester Beaver Diasporas: Thinking with Lewis Henry Morgan Friday, April 27, 2018 2:00-4:00 PM VISTA Collaboratory, Carlson Library Computer Studies Building 160 Trustee Road River Campus A Multimedia Presentation: Laura… Keep Reading

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Boklansering/Book Launch at Kunsternes Hus in Oslo

Sunday January 21 2018 from 3-5 pm at Kunstnernes Hus, Wergelandsveien 17, 0167 Oslo, Norway, The anthology “The Wild Living Marine Resources Belong to Society as a Whole” contains a wide range of expressions: poems, essays, photos, articles, manifests and artworks, all of which relate to our… Keep Reading

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Specimisms

–Carla Macchiavello for Future Souths http://futuresouths.org/#/ What would a model of care among species, of communication between kinds, of collaboration across earthly beings, be like when it comes from an “extreme” location? Can the margin, the peripheral, even the antipodes, be rethought as an extremity-oriented… Keep Reading

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Hydrofeminist METitations

A postscript on Hydro-Feminist METitations presented as part of the Liquid Architecture program Negative Volumes: Body Languages held at West Space, Melbourne on October 14th, 2017 Welcome to Country by Uncle Bill Nicholson. Uncle Bill started by acknowledging the local language, Woiwurrung, and greeting us… Keep Reading

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Running Conversations Hosted by Liquid Architecture

Running Conversations with Camila Marambio and Astrida Neimanis Late at the Lab: Thursday 5 October Join Underbelly Arts and Liquid Architecture for an evening of coastal listening, sloppy digressions and tidal thinking. This Lab will offer ideas and discussion led by curator Camila Marambio and… Keep Reading

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Ocean Seminar on Røst

Røst, Lofoten, Norway/ Sapmí. June 27th – July 1st, 2017 A four day ocean seminar hosted by Røst AiR, where artists and scientists speak about their research and work which is directly connected to the ocean in one way or another. From the perspective of… Keep Reading

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Coastal Curriculum in Coney Island

This short film was produced as the result of a series of workshops with a group of teenagers from the New York Aquarium’s Wildlife Conservation Corps, which focuses on public-facing science and ocean advocacy projects. Led by the Aquarium’s artist in residence Christy Gast, they… Keep Reading

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Recordar SSSS

En español recordar viene del latín, cordis, y significa volver a pasar por el corazón. Algunas semanas después de nuestro taller SSSS en el Victoria College of the Arts Secondary School Camila y yo nos juntamos a rememorar. A volver juntas a pasar por la… Keep Reading

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Tierra del Fuego, Chile – Ensayo #3

WHEN November 19th – December 2nd, 2016 WHAT To revisit people and places from last year’s research period, which was the video artist Carolina Saquel’s first on the island, to draw out certain conversations and scenarios which were slowly becoming central to the question of… Keep Reading

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Ensayistas at PSi 22 in Melbourne

Ensayistas Carla Macchiavello, Denise Milstein, Camila Marambio and Christy Gast will present at the PSi 22 conference in Melbourne, Australia. The full conference schedule is below. Ensayos events @ PSi 22: An Animal Response Wednesday July 5th in the Guild Theater 13:30-15:00 Workshop (max. 15… Keep Reading

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Ensayo #4 – Whale Sound

WHEN January 13-15, 2016 WHAT Camila Marambio and Christy Gast were invited to observe Whale Sound, a joint tourism and scientific effort, during a two-night cruise to their base camp at Isla Carlos III. For three days and two nights, scientists and tourists navigated through… Keep Reading

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Estancias Miguelito y Vicuña – Ensayo # 2

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

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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

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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

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Dear Enemy

Dear Enemy by Ensayos (Camila Marambio, Christy Gast, Derek Corcoran, Giorgia Graells) September 28 – October 10, 2015 Research in Tierra Del Fuego, Chile Exhibition and Residency at The Institute for Art and Olfaction A TEAM OF ARTISTS AND SCIENTISTS CREATE A PERFUME DESIGNED TO… Keep Reading

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Workshop at Paris Climat 2015

  About Ensayos workshop at Paris Climat 2015: The artists from Ensayos (Randi Nygård, Christy Gast, Carolina Saquel and Karolin Tampere) shared performative tools and radical listening techniques developed through fieldwork experiments focusing on sensitizing to, being with or becoming non-human actors in Patagonia and… Keep Reading

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Coastal Curriculum – Ensayo #4

WHEN November 9-23, 2014 WHAT A nomadic recognition of some of the critical zones of Tierra del Fuego’s coastal areas. After which Camila Marambio, Karolin Tampere and Alfredo Prieto spent some time in Puerto Arturo, Última Esperanza digesting the experience and projecting a future for… Keep Reading

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Communities in Conversation at Konsthall C

COMMUNITIES IN CONVERSATION 13.5 2014—30.9 2014 Konsthall C, Hökarängen, Stockholm Participants: Sørfinnset skole/the nord land (Norway), Trampolinhuset (Denmark), Kuratorisk Aktion (Denmark), Ensayos (Tierra del Fuego, Chile), Sunshine Socialist Cinema (Sweden) Mustarinda Association (Finland), SIFAV, Söderorts Institut för andra Visioner (Sweden), Atis Rezistans (Haiti), Konstnärkollektivet Colombiasur (Colombia) Organized by The… Keep Reading

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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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Ushuaia to Vicuña – Ensayo #2

WHEN 10-21 January, 2013 WHAT Camila Marambio, Christy Gast, Melissa Memory and Laura Ogden meet in Buenos Aires, then travel together to Ushuaia, Argentina, where they spend a period of 10 days staying at the Argentine Center of Scientific Research (CADIC). From there they travel… Keep Reading

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The First Residency – Ensayo #1

WHAT 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… Keep Reading

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