Eighty Five Audible Moments for Pauline

this piece consists of 85 audible moments recorded in digital form. the accompanying score details how each event interacts sequentially with the next for the duration of the sound melody, which lasts exactly 85 seconds Eighty Five Audible Moments is dedicated to Pauline Oliveros. it was intended to be part of a surprise event in…

memory study for surrounded space

Memory Study for Surrounded Space

distant bats (2013)

It is no secret the sound bats make, their echolocation calls, occur naturally at frequencies beyond our hearing range. This means we may see them fly but may not hear them cry …

stairway (2011)

a 6 channel site-specific sound installation exhibited at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale …

coincidence (2010)

A coincidence is the sound of shrimp make, underwater and in the pan …

fm: canal

a large scale sound installation premiered during Sleepless Night, Miami Beach, November 5, 2009 …

small sounds on a table top (2009)

A piece that uses hypersonic sound to create the auditory illusion of small invisible objects moving around on a bare table top …

cardinal points (2008)

This sound installation in collaboration with Rene Barge was exhibited from September 7th through November 30th, 2008 in the Fern Room at Lincoln Park Conservatory in Chicago. It was part of the Florasonic series organized by Experimental Sound Studio. Read more …

small sounds in the workplace (2008)

This exhibition represents a continuation of my work with sound produced by small objects. In this case, several autonomous sound sources are distributed around the work area, each broadcasting iterations of small sounds, some human-made, others natural. The sounds blend into the work environment of the dental clinic in ways similar to what may happen in a relatively quiet open space.

two chambers divided by an opening (2008)

On the notion that sounds have a tendency to get along, Rene Barge and Gustavo Matamoros individually explore the inherent acoustical characteristics of two specific physical locations from within the totality of the Dorsch Gallery space, creating a complex sound environment that at times is seemingly tangent, at others overlapping, and at others compound. Listening to sounds in the space allows the listener to explore the context along with the sounds thus becoming as active a participant as the makers or creators of the work — Rene Barge + Gustavo Matamoros