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Time and Time Again, Leo Nuñez & Juan Pampin

Thursday, April 4, 2024 to Friday, April 26, 2024
4200 Little Canoe Channel NE, Seattle, WA 9819 - Google Map
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Time and Time Again, by Leo Nuñez & Juan Pampin
Time and Time Again, by Leo Nuñez & Juan Pampin

Opening Reception: Thursday April 4, 5-7PM

Gallery Hours: daily 1-4pm by appointment (pampin@uw.edu)

Time and Time Again is a collaborative ​​exhibition by artists Leo Nuñez  and Juan Pampin. The ​s​how is a playful exploration of the cyclical and catastrophic aspects of the Argentine economy. ​T​he works ​i​n​v​i​t​e​ visitors to immerse themselves in a chaotic world of data-driven flashbacks, monetary bicycle rides, and circular financial ruins.

Credits:
- Cristina Brambila: technical assistant
- María Eugenia Fontana: video assistance
- Zhuodi Cai: AI programming assistance
- Nicolás Kisic Aguirre: production assistance

Time and Time Again is a co-production of DXARTS, UW and MAE, UNTREF

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Leo Nuñez

Leo Nuñez

Leo Nuñez is an Argentine artist born in Buenos Aires in 1975. He holds a Master's degree from Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero (UNTREF), where he currently works as professor and director of the Technology and Aesthetics of Technological Art masters program. His previous academic training includes a journey through different universities: technical degrees such as “Systems Engineering” at the National Technological University (UTN), as well as artistic degrees such as “Image and Sound Design” at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), and a Bachelor's degree in Electronic Arts at UNTREF.

Leo is co-founder of Espacio Nixso (https://www.espacionixso.com.ar/), a space dedicated to the dissemination of technological knowledge for artists, schools, and children. He also serves as technical coordinator of BIENALSUR (https://bienalsur.org/en).

He has received many international awards such as the VIDA 10.0 Art and Artificial Life Award as well as a VIDA 12.0 grant for work production. At the local level he received the first prize at Argentina’s National Art Hall, as well as two MAMBA/Telefónica Foundation national awards. Leo received second prize at UNTREF’s National Award for Electronic Arts, and an honorable mention in the 2019 Art and Technologies Contest of the National Foundation, as well as an honorary award in the Itaú National Prize. He has also been awarded a study abroad scholarship by the Cultural Center of Spain in Buenos Aires (CCEBA), and a Becar 2018 grant from Argentina's National government for a residency at Centro de Arte Alameda in Mexico City. 

Leo has exhibited his work at many international venues, both as an individual artist and as part of group shows. Highlights include his participation in Arco Madrid, Spain; Cyberfest at The State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia; What’s on your mind? exhibition held at the Word Bank, Washington D.C.; SIGGRAPH 2017 in California; four participations at the File Festival in Brazil; a solo show at the Beall Center at UCLA, California; as well as participations at the Voltaje and Propaganda festivals in Colombia. He has also been selected to participate in the Japan Media Arts Festival and the Miami New Media Festival.

In Argentina his work has been exhibited at ARTEBA, Fundación Telefónica Argentina, Centro Cultural Kirchner (CCK), Usina del Arte, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de Neuquén, El Obrador, Centro Cultural San Martín de los Andes, and Museo de la Memoria de Rosario. As part of his artistic journey he has also held individual and group exhibitions in galleries Galería Pasaje 17, RoArts and Dacil Art.

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