Brian MacKern

Brian MacKern (Uruguay) will participate in the residency program of the Goethe Institut Salvador-Bahia between July 4th and August 15th, 2016. His residency happens in collaboration with the Goethe Institut Montevideo.

Brian MacKern © Brian MacKern Brian Mackern (Uruguay) is a new media artist, developer and designer of digital and hybrid net based art projects since 1995. Musician, composer and developer of autogenerative and reactive sound and visual structures and environments. His art practice delves into areas defined by memories and remembrance, alternative representation of localization, urban geographies and cartographies, noise, remix, glitch and data bending. His work, mainly concerned with processes and structures which go across digital and real environments, explore interface design, soundtoy creations, digital transpositions of representation, image/sound objects, real time video-data animations, netart and soundart. He has presented his work and given workshops and lectures throughout Latin America and Europe. His work has been exhibited at major international art festivals and received recognition from numerous institutions. He is also curator and coordinator of art and education related projects based on contemporary technologies.