Jaime Alonso Lobato Cardoso (Mexico City, 1984)


Composer, multimedia artist and independent researcher. He made his studies in the Faculty of Music of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). He has made music for video, interactive installations, electroacoustic composition, contemporary dance, sound poetry and performance. His work ranges from contemporary composition, to performance, through digital and interactive art. He has had three solo exhibitions at the Space of Sound Experimentation of the University Museum of Contemporary Art, at “Laboratorio Arte Alameda” Contemporary Art Museum and a retrospective solo show at he Contemporary Art Gallery of Xalapa. As an artist he has participated in several collective exhibitions such as Prácticas de Vuelo, in the Festival Internacional Cervantino, Guanajuato, México, PDCon at the gallery Lab for Electronic Art and Performance LEAP in Berlín, Alemania, Afecciones Colaterales, at Festival Internacional de Artes Electrónicas y Video Transitio_MX, Mexico City, C.A.C.A.O, Museo del Chopo, Mexico City, Cambios Compartidos, at Festival Internacional de Artes Electrónicas y Video Transitio_MX, Mexico City, Glitcha!, at the gallery CON Artist Collective, New York, USA, IN-Sonora, Madrid, Spain, Periscopio at the gallery Zipper, Saõ Paulo, Brazil and LiveCodes, Factory Media Center, Hamilton, Canada; Species of Spaces at the Center of Digital Culture, Mexico City.

As curator he has developed projects such as Sección Temperie, sound art show related to the Fluxus movement for the Multimedia Center of the National Center for the Arts, Hibrida, electronic art show for the University of Sao Paulo, Diarios Efímeros, Live Coding show for the University Museum of Contemporary Art of UNAM and Diarios Efímeros 2.0 for the Laboratorio Arte Alameda.

As a researcher he worked at the Scientific Visualization Lab and at the Virtual Reality Observatory “Ixtli”, is founder of the Research Seminar in Music, Mathematics and Computer Studies (SEMIMUTICAS), also founder of the biohacker space Independencia Biolab, and collaborated as academic linker for the Research Seminar in Sciences and Music Theories at the National Center of Research, Documentation and Musical Information “Carlos Chavez”, he was editorial coordinator in the project “Palas and the Muses: dialogues between sciences and arts”, collaborates with the Applied Mathematics and Systems Research Institute, the Aesthetic Research Institute and the Institute of Cellular Physiology in interdisciplinary research projects at the National University (UNAM). He has several international publications in conference proceedings, journals and books, in editorials such as Springer-Verlag, Taylor & Francis, Siglo XXI and the Mexican Mathematical Society.

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