[ISEA2020] Artists Statement: Malitzin Cortés (CNDSD) & Ivan Abreu — Fireworks

Artists Statement

Tags: Live Cinema Coding, VIDEO/PLAY

Fireworks is a live cinema coding performance that shows the idiosyncratic singularities of extreme rites, where syncretism and geopolitical sensitivities are mixed with computational processes.


  • Malitzin Cortés / CNDSD (MX). Musician, Digital Artist, Creative Technologist and Programmer. Her work is developed between live coding, live cinema, installation, Virtual Reality, generative art, sound design, experimental music and sound art. She is a teacher and researcher at CENTRO University. design, cinema and television and at the UNAM Faculty of Arts, in the field of creative code, STEAM and new sound and immersive technologies. He has performed live events and exhibitions at the Multimedia Center, Alameda Art Laboratory, Ex-Teresa Actual Art, Digital Cultural Center, Medialab Prado, Spain Cultural Center, CMMAS, Vorspiel, Spektrum Berlin, Transpiksel, Aural, Transmediale Berlin, ISEA, CYLAND MediaArtLab San Petesburgo, ADAF, Ars Electronica, Currents, MUTEK México, Montreal and San Francisco. As an artist, she investigates the ways in which art, architecture, technology, and science have the capacity to be great disseminators of findings and devices for self-reflection and generation of unpublished models of social interactions capable of providing new ways of relating from the utopia, speculation, physical space, reality, the constant state of crisis and also hope. CNDSD‘s sound proposal is conceived in an experimental environment and cross-border musical exercises: granular landscapes, algorithmic vocal experiments, hypnotic noise improvisations, live coding and asymmetric patterns. malitzincortes.net facebook.com/cndsd.on
  • Ivan Abreu (CU/MX), artist and creative technologist. He explores the veracity and instrumental capacity of science and technology in art contexts, and the possible poetic and/or political value of the findings that emerge from these crossings, as a consequence through processes like visualization, interaction design, industrial design , software and web development, engineering and electronics, expanding the possibilities of graphics, digital media, sound art, video, sculpture, and urban installation. He currently holds the grant awarded by the National System of Art Creators of FONCA (2016–2019) and has received grants and support by 2012 The Prix Ars Electronica (Linz, Austria); the CINTAS Foundation Award in Visual Arts, the National System of Art Creators of FONCA (2012–2014), 2011–2012 and the Program for research in Arts and Media at the National Center for the Arts (2007). ivanabreu.net/#frontpage