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12-Nov-2019

THE INFLUENCE OF MEDIA IN SHAPING PUBLIC OPINION_

The media -radio, television, press, and online- has a vital role in society and its main function is the communication to the public of local, national and international events. Media could certainly influence what peop...

7-Sep-2019

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Previously a Convolutional Neural Network was used by the author to classify images derived from artworks containing handmade visual elements relative to images derived from artworks created entirely with computer code [1]. However, the visual concepts learned...

19-Jul-2019

SUMMARY_

Image classification using Convolutional Neural Networks was used to asses the artistic portfolio of Martin Calvino's work that included hand's gesture derived artworks from algorithmically created artworks. The machine learning algorithm approach used could ef...

11-Jun-2019

Organizers of the program 'Viví Tango' under the sponsorship of 'Intendencia Municipal de Montevideo' (Montevideo - Uruguay) have recently reached out to me requesting the writing of a commissioned proposal for an art-tech-tango event that could combine audiovisual ele...

6-May-2019

In this brief essay, the author describes the re-appropriation of the previously created and released short film named "Ocho Cortado: Altered Realities of a Tango Dream' as raw material for video art creation and; at the same time as accompaniment to an electroTango so...

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The work presented here explored the aesthetic possibilities of using Helitron Transposon DNA sequences from the maize genome as raw material for the creation of algorithmic art. Complex network graphs constructed from Wikipedia pages were re-mixed based on th...

23-Mar-2019

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In this work the author attempted to hybridize aspects of contemporary digital communication such as Facebook text messages, personal data derived from social media use, text analysis and visualization using computer algorithms, and traditional abstract painti...

8-Mar-2019

Background_

Concurrently with the beginning of 2019, I started an artist-in-residence at the 'Art And Artificial Intelligence Lab' at the Computer Science Department of Rutgers University. When reflecting on the current use (and future possibilities) of deep learning fo...

5-Mar-2019

On Thursday-February-28-2019 I had the pleasure to give a talk about my work at the intersection of multimedia arts and tango as invited speaker to the class 'Music in the Caribbean' hosted by instructor Bob Ramos from the Department of Latino and Caribbean Studies at...

28-Jan-2019

Date: Sunday-May-5-2019

Hour: 2-to-4:30 PM

Location: Princeton Public Library

Weblinks: https://princetonlibrary.org/event/technoarte-latino

https://technoartelatino.github.io/

City: Princeton, New Jersey

Admission: FREE

Curators: Martin CalvinoAaron Montoya-Moraga

TechnoAr...

5-Jan-2019

'Organized Sound' is the name of the upcoming album on electronic music containing tango lyrics created using machine learning. I expect to conclude the work and release the album at some moment during March or April of 2019 under 'Bandurria Records'. In this work I ke...

31-Dec-2018

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'OCHO_CORTADO' is a short film depicting altered realities of a tango dream from a female dancer's perspective. The story takes place on a subway commute (NYC's subway) when the main character (female dancer) fall asleep on her seat and start dreaming about da...

5-Nov-2018

The use of technology in artistic processes has the potential to re-interpret traditional aspects of culture. I've been interested in exploring computer vision algorithms and electronic music to create video-art and electronic sound compositions that re-asses tango cul...

16-Oct-2018

When video becomes art?

Or to re-frame the question: What is video art?

For the purposes of this study, video art relates to the moving image acquiring new aesthetic characteristics separated from the realism involved in the original recording of the video. Thus, realism...

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