hugo paquete
Location: Gondomar/Portugal

Conceptual, Curating, Digital, Intervention, Mixed Media, Other, Performance, Project Organizing, Sound, Video, Online Exhibitions, Curatorial Proposals, Publications, Others


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Hugo Paquete (b 1979) Intermedia and sound artist, which in his research uses concepts about space, entropy, noise and microtonality as a visual and audible ecosystem according to spatial and psychological characteristics, (acoustic, architectonic, sculptural, perspective, communicative, evocative and environmental). The result is an audible interaction, open and indeterminate to the present time scales nano and macro in an ontological level. Territory of hyper-sensation and experimentation, observation and enclose the body in the listening act, turning it active and explored referential and resonator propulsive in a psycho-acoustic level. In his works he uses technical elements and practices from the field recording to computer generated sound synthesizing and audio spacialization. Denoting interest in stochastic probabilities between computer algorithmic and programming interaction with software and object oriented composition and performative expression.

He was a resident artist in the ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, IMA | Institute for Music & Acoustics. He has actively presented his research in solo and collaborative art activities, nationally and internationally. He is developing other project with the name SSTFM and Quadrivium project focus in electroacustica and acousmatic music. He collaborated with the Lithuanian Artist Julijonas Urbonas to the development of the sound composition to the Talking Doors project that earn the Distinction in the Interactive Art category price Prix Ars Electronica 2010, and recommendation jury 14th Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo, Japan 2010 and honorary mention in the Media, Live 2011 Grand Prix, Turku, Finland.

Selected solo activities:

In - Sonora VII Muestra de Arte Sonoro e Interactivo. Museu Rainha Sofia, Madrid, Espanha 2012. / Audiorama/Ars Acustica 4, Stockholm, Sweden. 2012. / International Radiophonic Creation /Journee de la creation radiophonique – France and other countries. 2012. / SoundGate – A part of Port2010, Kunsten Museu, Utzon Centre and Platform4, Dinamarca, 2011Sonic Vigil V, Sound Station, St Fin Barre`s Cathedral - Ireland, 2011. Festival Música Viva 2008-2009, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisboa –Portugal / 39- Imebconcours internationaux de Bourges Musiques electroacoustiques et arts electroniques 2009 –France / Zeppelin 2009 Sounds of power / Listening of fear. Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona –Spain / Art Tech Media 200

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