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TRASLACION [Berlin & Buenos Aires: Stream Cities]

Initiated by: Bárbara Echevarría
  • Bárbara Echevarría
  • Luisa Orduño Cázares
  • georg
  • Frank Brauer
  • Haydeé Jiménez
Category Art
An artistic collaboration project about the movement and translation of ideas and information in today's NET CULTURE. A series of events in Buenos Aires and Berlin will merge through technology, artistic processes and the internet. DATES: June 27, July 5, July 11, July 19, July 25

How do we situate ourselves in the network?  
What remains and what changes?
What happens to the real body in this new scenario? 

Processes: Translation, Interaction, Reflection
Configuration: 5 happenings, 20 collaborators/ artists, 2 cities (Berlín & Buenos Aires), Internet

The (Internet) link as geography, an online chat as a story, a mobile device app that augments our realities - this piece experiments with the movement and translation of information and ideas in today's NETWORK CULTURE.


TRASLACION is a project directed by Bárbara Echevarría (Buenos Aires) in collaboration with Haydeé Jiménez (Berlín) in which a group of artists from various disciplines are invited to collaborate in the development of performative processes and installations that interweave technologies that transform/ transmit/ translate information into new artifacts. 

Themes: non-representation, interface, glitch, transformation, feedback


Berlin links to Buenos Aires [stream cities]:
A series of happenings/events in Buenos Aires and Berlin will merge through technology, artistic processes and the internet. 
DATES: June 27, July 5, July 11, July 19, July 25


Each piece will form part of a networked project. The artistic processes and interactions with the audiences in each of the events in this series will form links; they will translate and transform everyday objects and rituals, geolocations, architectural spaces, perceptions and notions of distance, time and reality.

Artists and audiences are invited to move and interpret their experiences within the network.


Information Technologies incorporated in this project:

  • Live Video Streaming (Livestream)
  • AR Aurasma 
  • QR codes
  • SMSs
  • Social Media
  • Mobile Apps


#CABINA / #STREAM CITIES June 27 @Panke Berlin / @Fiebre Buenos Aires
happening: transit of filtered and processed messages
interaction:  live feedback sketching, audio sampling, live video stream
reflection: glitch, transcoding, body


#RUIDO July 5 @ Project Room Frank Brauer, Berlin / @____ Buenos Aires
happening: transmission and translation of video poetry
interaction: augmented reality audiovisual installation, performance
reflection: long distance relationships, narrative, interface, augmented reality, noise


#ALTAR July 11 @____ Berlin / @____ Buenos Aires

happening: juxtaposition of  rituals and reflections in the co-creation of a “cyberaltar”  
interaction: installation, artistic process, performance, online cyberaltar, blog
reflection: rituals, gender/body, transformation


happening: open discussion and online networking meetup 
interaction: live video stream, multimedia content sharing, online documentation

reflection: translations, collaborations & interactions in network culture

#CONFIGURATION July 25 @____ Berlin / @____ Buenos Aires
happening: not yet determined
interaction: installation, performance, artistic process, live broadcast
reflection: (suggested: systems, feedback, loop, meta- -)



We are currently applying for funding. We would like to be able to pay everyone involved, but up until now we still need to raise the cash. Current Partner Institutions: Schmiede, Rockajoint,, AR Residency


We want to collaborate with artists of various disciplines in a series of 5 happenings/events. Dates June 27, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 25

Join Until:2014-06-09 00:00:00


open minded art space/gallery/bar/club with a spot in their summer program. Dates: June 27, July 5, July 12, July 19, July 26

Join Until:2014-06-17 00:00:00


Financial and any other kind of support for the production of the Berlin-Buenos Aires collaboration. We would like to have funds to pay all collaborators.

Join Until:2014-06-26 00:00:00

Supporting Institution

Supporting Institutions in Berlin, Buenos Aires or Europe to be eligible for official sponsorship.

Join Until:2014-06-01 00:00:00

Tech Developers

If you have a cool tech-tool / app /technique that you are working on or would like to participate with in this project, we would love to collaborate with you to explore creative possibilities.

Location:Berlin, Worldwide
Join Until:2014-06-10 00:00:00
Courage Box
THANK YOU!Project encouraged on 22/05/14

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Bárbara Echevarría

To collaborate on this project please contact me by email.

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