Technologically mediated reading processes that have little to do with decoding the content of a text, and are more interested in transforming the material aspects of the poem into something different: to abandon the lexical-semantic dimension of language as the primary way to produce meaning to explore the creation of significance and affect through audiovisual performance experiences heavily invested in the exploration of sound.
Pallaksch is a beat slicing system that extends the DSP process to deconstruct the visual dimension of the poem to its minimal graphic elements.
Rooted in notions explored by the brazilian concrete poets and using mechanism extracted from classic video games, space reader is a performance interface that allows the navigation of a text outside the cultural conventions of reading.
An iOS and android app version of space reader will be available in February 2014
space reader mobile
Initially a part of the larger performance collaborative piece 'Estética Unisex', Delete-treo uses spelling as the means to create a granular synthesis model with an interactive visual feedback
Ceniza y sentido is a polyphonic close reading system with a high degree of time, phase and looping control provided by the exploration of video game interfaces
electronic systems that extend and expand the notion of 'musical instrument' by exploring different methods and mechanisms
Using the circuit-bent board of a leap frog spelling system and a custom patch bay and sequencer, I built a sound poetry reading system for Charles Bernstein's Lift-off
Let's just say I'll play the keyboard (but I won't) is a piece that explores all the sound producing mechanisms of a circuit-bent electronic typewriter.
In 2002 I spent the summer working as a volunteer in a hundred household community in the Huasteca region of San Luis Potosi, Mexico. One of the fondest memories of this life changing experience was an evening I went with the local kids to hunt for crickets and fireflies in a nearby meadow. Tempexquititla explores the creation of autonomous performers
Installation, exhibition and on-line work
What if we used robots to deal in different ways with the same problems military technology attempts to solve?
Drooks/Broones is an experiment in non-violent attack robots.
A block of text that is reconfigurated every time the user exhales onto it.
Verba volant scripta manent is an interactive installation that critically reviews the mexican government's rhetoric during Felipe Calderon's war on drugs
Digital and video poetry