“Diastrophisms: Visual and Sound Assembly in Remembrance of an Earthquake” by L’Huillier and Montero

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    Diastrophisms: Visual and Sound Assembly in Remembrance of an Earthquake

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    Diastrophisms is a sound installation with a modular system that sends images through rhythmic patterns. It is built on a set of debris from the Alto Río building that was destroyed by the 27F earthquake in 2010 in Chile. Diastrophisms explores poetical, critical and political crossings between technology and matter in order to raise questions about the relationship between human beings and nature, to consider the construction of memory in a community by questioning the notion of monument, and to imagine new forms of communication in times of crisis.

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    B. Latour, Reensamblar lo social. Una introducción a la teoría del actor-red (Buenos Aires: Manantial, 2005).
    K. Barad, “Posthumanist Performativity: Toward an Understanding of How Matter Comes to Matter,” Signs:Journal of Women in Culture and Society 28, No. 3, 802–830 (2003).
    R. Dolphijn and I. van der Tuin, New Materialism: Interviews & Cartographies (Ann Arbor, MI: Open HumanitiesPress, 2012). Available at: <http://openhumanitiespress.org/new-materialism.html>.
    M. DeLanda, Mil años de historia no lineal, trans. by C. DeLanda Acosta (Barcelona: Gedisa, 2012).
    J. Le Go , El orden de la memoria (Buenos Aires: Paidós, 1991).
    P. Nora, Les lieux de mémoire (Paris: Gallimard, 1984).


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