aarón montoya-moraga

since 1989 / desde 1989

about

aarón montoya-moraga is a chilean artist, electrical engineer and educator who writes software for audiovisual interactive installations, live performances and reactive websites, and creates media arts learning materials in spanish.

as an artist, he is one half of va la paloma, a noise multimedia duo based in santiago de chile, and part of the posternura artists collective. he performs solo as víctor raúl y sus maquinitas, a one-man audiovisual band.

he has worked as a programmer and translator for the processing foundation, critter & guitari, contemponet, dave & gabe, delight lab and maría josé contreras lorenzini. his work has been exhibited at the nyc cs fair, the world maker faire, alt-ai, salamanca moves, santiago off festival, among others.

he was a recipient of a grant from the chilean ministry of education to fund his graduate studies at the the interactive telecommunications program, tisch school of the arts, new york university, where he is currently a research resident. he is a co-director and teacher at coded, a school for media arts in santiago de chile, where he teaches free and open source tools for media arts, such as processing, p5.js, chuck and pure data.

acerca de

aarón montoya-moraga es un artista, ingeniero eléctrico y educador chileno que escribe software para instalaciones interactivas audiovisuales, presentaciones en vivo y web reactiva, y crea material educativo en español para la enseñanza de artes mediales.

como artista, es músico y productor del dúo va la paloma, una banda multimedia noise de santiago de chile, y parte de posternura, colectivo de artistas mediales. se presenta en formato solista bajo el alias víctor raúl y sus maquinitas, una banda audiovisual uni-personal.

ha trabajado como programador y traductor para the processing foundation, critter & guitari, contemponet, dave & gabe, delight lab y maría josé contreras lorenzini. su trabajdo ha sido exhibido en nyc cs fair, the world maker faire, alt-ai, salamanca moves, santiago off festival, entre otros.

actualmente es investigador residente en el interactive telecommunications program, tisch school of the arts, new york university, tras haber completado sus estudios de postgrado en artes mediales en este programa, financiado por una beca del ministerio de educación de chile. es co-director y profesor en coded, una escuela de artes mediales en santiago de chile, donde enseña herramientas para artes mediales gratuitas y de código abierto, como processing, p5.js, chuck y pure data.

exhibitions, shows / exhibiciones, presentaciones

2017-04, it's ok to sing, mixed signals 002, brooklyn ny

2016-11, requiem, nyu itp nime show 2016, brooklyn ny

2016-11, 6:34, nyu tisch dance works, new york ny

2016-10, rube telephone, world maker faire, queens ny

2016-10, rube telephone, geek street fair, new york ny

2016-08, puppet, salamanca moves, hobart tasmania

2016-08, i'm tired / estoy cansado, maratón coded, santiago de chile

2016-07, i'm tired / estoy cansado, festival planck, live streaming

2016-06, die hard piano, dreams come true, brooklyn ny

2016-05, die hard piano, alt-ai, new york ny

2016-05, die hard piano, nyu itp show 2016, new york ny

2016-04, rube telephone, nyc cs fair, new york ny

2015-12, rube telephone, nyu itp show fall 2015, new york ny

2015-06, va la paloma, academia sound creative, santiago de chile

2015-05, va la paloma, bar el atico, santiago de chile

2015-05, va la paloma, posternura ii, valparaíso chile

2014-01, prótesis, santiago off, santiago de chile


talks / charlas

2017-05, dance and new media conference, new york university, new york ny

teaching

2016-07, p5.js, women who code, santiago de chile

2016-07, p5.js, universidad del desarrollo, santiago de chile

awards

2015, grant, full scholarship for graduate studies at nyu itp, awarded by the chilean ministry of education

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