Santiago Doljanin, Buenos Aires. Argentina (1986)
Santiago graduated as an Industrial Designer at the University of Palermo and studied a masters in Sound Art at the University of Barcelona. He attended seminars and workshops in the areas of electronic arts and experimental cinema with artists such as Claudio Caldini, Manuel Rocha Iturbide, Sami Abadi, Leonello Zambon, Jorge Crowe and Ken Rinaldo.
His work as an artist is mainly focused on the creation of experimental audiovisual installations. These installations are the result of his exploration while combining different types of materials and technologies including: electronic circuits, analogue formats and players, microcontrollers and sensors and nature and found footage.
He also makes experimental films in super 8 and builds DIY instruments, with which he performs in different groups of Buenos Aires and Barcelona. He has given workshops on sound experimentation, circuit bending and construction of non-conventional instruments with piezoelectrics in Argentina, Mexico and Barcelona.
Starting in 2008, Santiago has been working in the artistic residence La Paternal Espacio Proyecto, as a collaborator with resident artists and the SirveVerse medialab program. He has participated in group exhibitions at the CC San Martín, the Botanical Garden, the Palais de Glace, H Gallery, the Paternal Space Project, CC Recoleta, Hangar, 44Perills Art Sonor, San Agustín Convent and Santa Mónica Arts.
In 2014, he participated in the RAT Puerto Acapulco residence and the Escritorio de Procesos Residence, in Mexicali, Mexico.
In 2016, he was selected for the SAC Residence Program, Sant Andreu Contemporani in Fabra i Coats in Barcelona, Spain.
In 2018, he participed in the PACA residency was selected by de production beca of MAU (Rocaumbert, Granollers) in Spain.