Francesc Martí

The Sounds of the world at Phoenix Gallery, Leicester

The Sounds of the World is a thirteen channel audio-visual installation built on a network of Raspberry Pi computers and created from a series of Andrei Tarkovsky film clips. The installation explores the concept of audio-visual sampling, in which real-world images and sounds – captured and digitized – are cut, mixed, manipulated and reassembled in order to generate new audio-visual materials. The name is taken from this quote by Andrei Tarkovsky,

Speech 2 selected at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival

My audiovisual “Speech 2” (2015) will be screened at the 2016 New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, that will take place at the Abrons Arts Center on June 13-19. The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival is an annual, multi-day festival featuring works submittted by emerging and established composers, performers, and sound artists from all over the world. The festival includes pieces for live electronics and fixed media compositions of up

Exhibiting at Arte Alter, Centro Municipal de Artes y Exposiciones de Avilés

My audiovisual installation “Speech 2” will be exhibited January 19 to February 19, at the CMAE. Municipal Arts Centre and Exhibitions of Aviles, Spain. The exhibition ‘ARTE ALTER’ which will show the 12th edition SINEDIE and the continuous projection of selected works ACTIVA’2016. The exhibition is directed by Jaime Rguez coordinated by Encarnación Domingo and Jaime Rguez.

Speech 1 selected at the CYBERFEST Video Program: Bogota, St. Petersburg and New York

I’m happy to announce that my audiovisual “Speech 1” (2014) has been selected to participate in the video art program for the upcoming annual CYLAND MediaArtLab-CYBERFEST. Selections for the 9th CYBERFEST Video Program will travel to SOFA (Bogota), The Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia) and the Made In New York Media Center (Brooklyn, New York) as part of the festival. The 9th annual CYBERFEST theme is “PATTERNS OF THE MIND”.

Speech 3 at inSonic2015, ZKM-HfG, Karlsruhe

My audiovisual installation “Speech 3” will be exhibited at InSonic2015, Aesthetics of Spatial Audio in Sound, Music and Sound-Art, that will take place in the prestigious ZKM – Center for Art and Media, and the HfG – University of Media, Art and Design, Karlsruhe, Germany, from 23rd to 28th of November. Speech 3 (2015) is a five-channel audiovisual installation, where sound and images are equally important. The installation consists of 5 video monitors spaced out

Exhibiting at Make Sound Exhibition, Leicester

My audiovisual installation “Speech 2” will be exhibited June 6-13, 2015 at Highcross Center in Leicester, as part of the Make Sound Festival. From the festival web: Make||Sound is an eight-day festival taking place in Leicester’s City Centre that will be exploring the possibilities and intricacies of sound as an artform. The event runs from from Saturday 6th June until Saturday 13th June 2015 and will play host to musicians,

Speech 2 selected at ACTIVA’2016 International sound-videoArt

I’m delighted to have been selected at ACTIVA’2016 International sound-videoArt with my work “Speech 2”. From ACTIVA web: ACTIVA aims to showcase the latest cultural and artistic trends. The event features a crosscutting programme that reflects the complex cultural fabric of sound-videoArt in the video art today and will dynamize the agenda of Asturias with alternative activities, including exhibitions, screenings, cultural meetings, performances. ACTIVA is a multidisciplinary event that offers the

Screening at SLINGSHOT Festival of Music, Electronic Arts & Tech, Athens, USA

My audiovisual work “Speech 1” has been selected at the SLINGSHOT Festival of Music, Electronic Arts & Tech 2015, which will take place from 31rd of May to 2nd of April in Athens, Georgia, USA. From SLINGSHOT web: Slingshot, the international nexus for music, technology and innovative arts in the South takes over downtown Athens for the fourth consecutive year March 31 – April 2, 2016. Held over three days and

Speech 2 at The Morley Gallery, London

From 12th of May to 12th of June, my audiovisual piece “Speech 2” will be exposed at The Morley Gallery, London. It will take part of  The Engine Room – international sound art exhibition, which will include sound installations, sound sculptures, audio-visual works, sound art, etc. Dates: 12 May – 12 June 2015 Private View: 11 May 2015 Opening times: Monday – Friday 11:00 – 18:00 Saturday 12:00 – 16:00

Speech 1 at the 3rd international conference Understanding Visual Music-UVM 2015, Brazil

I’m happy to announce that my piece “Speech 1” has been selected in the 3rd international conference Understanding Visual Music-UVM 2015, to be held in Brasilia on June 10th, 11th, and 12th. Understanding Visual Music-UVM 2015 Symposium focuses on research-creation processes and multiple relations between art, science and new technologies that are key factors in obtaining creative results, when working with a universe composed of moving images and organised sound.

Speech 2 at Visible bits, audible bytes 2015, Leicester

On April 22, 2015, my work “Speech 2” will be screened at Visible bits, audible bytes 2015, at Phoenix Art Centre in Leicester, UK. Visible Bits, Audible Bytes will showcase works by audiovisual artists from around the world, including Aristedes García (Germany), Clive Walley (UK), Henry Chomette (France) & Todor Todoroff (Belgium), Jaroslaw Kapuscinski (USA), Raven Kwok (China), Bonnie Mitchel & Elainie Lilios (USA), Mark Cheung (Singapore), Max Hattler (Hong Kong)

USA tour! Colorado Springs, Ohio and Georgia

From 28th February to 28th March some of my audio-visual works will be featured in different USA festivals. The dates and places are as follows: February, 28: World Electroacoustic Listening Room (WEALR), New Music Festival, Colorado Springs, USA March, 6-7: National Student Electronic Music Event (N_SEME), Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA March 13-14: Play Festival and Symposium, Oberlin Conservatory and Cinema Studies at Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, USA March

Speech 1 at Play Festival and Symposium, Oberlin College and Conservatory

I’m delighted to take part in the Play Festival and Symposium this 13th and 14th March, an interdisciplinary two day symposium that incorporates film screenings, concerts, gallery events, talks, panels, papers, and audio walks that focus on the tactics and strategies of play. This event is sponsored by the TIMARA department at the prestigious Oberlin Conservatory and Cinema Studies at Oberlin College, Ohio, USA.

Screening at World Electroacoustic Listening Room (WEALR), Colorado Spring

I’m delighted to have been invited to take part in the World Electroacoustic Listening Room (WEALR) event -New Music Festival, Colorado Springs, USA- next 28th February. WEALR is an audio-visual presentation of works from around the world, curated by Jane Rigler and Darwin Grosse, under the theme “Image-music-text”. Program notes: This year’s WEALR features over five hours of audio-visual collaborative works from around the world that deal with the integration

Speech 1 at Espacioenter, Canarias

I have just known that my audiovisual piece Speech 1 will be screened during the sixth edition of the International Festival of Creativity, Innovation & Digital Culture ‘Espacioenter’ (Canarias, Spain) next December 5th, 6th and 7th, 2014. ESPACIO ENTER is a project created and directed by ARTECHMEDIA, non-profit international cultural organization founded and directed by the artists Montse Arbelo and Joseba Franco. Its aims are the creation, organization, promotion and

Saturday morning at (h)ear XL II, Multimedia Sound Art Exhibition

I’m happy to announce my participation in the second edition of (h)ear XL – Multimedia Sound Art Exhibition at Kunstencentrum Signe (Heerlen, The Netherlands), from 26/09/2014 to 09/11/2014, with my composition Saturday Morning. (h)ear XL II 26/09/2014 – 09/11/2014 Multimedia Sound Art exhibition Kunstencentrum Signe (art centre Signe) Heerlen, the Netherlands www.kunstencentrumsigne.nl www.h-ear.org

Jose Menor & Francesc Martí Project in New York

Debut of the duo José Menor & Francesc Martí Project, in New York. Piano, electronics and visual art. Works by José Menor and Francesc Martí. José Menor & RMSonce Project is an audiovisual proposal that brings together two Spanish artists coming from different fields (classical music and experimental electronics), who share a passion for mathematics and related musical experimentation, which are the basis of this project. José Menor (classical pianist

Screening at Medialab-Prado: #CODETHESQUARE

My interactive visual works “Line”, “Tracking people”, “Thinking about coloured squares” and “Some particle circles” have been selected for screening in the framework of the AfterARCO programme, which includes urban activities within ARCOmadrid, one of Spain’s most important contemporary art fair. These interactive sketches are based on the visual programming language Processing.js, and they will be screened from 11th to 17th of February in an amazing 15 meters-wide LED facade. Interactive visual works