Gastón Pérsico was born in Buenos Aires in 1972, where he currently works and resides. His interdisciplinary work explores different expressions including installations, publications and participative events. He graduated from the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes “Rogelio Yrurtia”. He holds a degree in Graphic Design from the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). He was granted a fellowship from the Programa de Talleres para las Artes Visuales Rojas UBA/Kuitca and the 2010 Programa de CIA (Centro de Investigaciones Artísticas,Artistic Research Center). He was part of the Colectivo Suscripción. In 2009, he was awarded the Fondo Nacional de las Artes fellowship. In 2006, he received the second prize in the ArteBA-Petrobras competition for his work Heavy Mental Records. Together with Cecilia Szalkowicz, he created Copy-Paste: Random Wishes (2007) and Copy-Paste: AutoZine (2009). With Mariano Mayer they developed the project Foreword Cubista (2010), and have published Script (Madrid-Buenos Aires) since 2006. With the support of the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Pérsico developed the project Reunión (Buenos Aires-Berlín) together with Szalkowicz, Roman Schramm and Hella Gerlach. His solo work has been exhibited in venues such as the Nora Fisch Arte Contemporáneo, the Centro Cultural Brasil Argentina (CCEBA) and the Goethe- Institut; his collective works have been showcased at Fundación Proa, Museo de Arte Moderno of Buenos Aires and in its venue in Mendoza, MAC Niteroi (Río de Janeiro), Casa Encendida (Madrid), Centro Párraga (Murcia), Traschi Gallery (Santiago de Chile) and Printed Matter (New York), among others.
He published the book Humo in 2011.
May 17th - 12 a 21 hs.
May 31st - 18:30 and 20 hs.
June 3rd - 19 hs.
June 7th - 12 to 21 hs.
Just like hip-hop and pop culture generally uses the word “featuring” to indicate the participation of “special guests” in their projects, La música es mi casa presents a series of activities and interventions of different guest artists. Each participation implies a dialogue and an interaction with certain aspects of the piece.
Wednesday May 17 – From 12:00 to 9:00 PM
Featuring David Lamelas
The piece Límite de una proyección (1967) will be set up in the hall.
Wednesday May 31 – From 6 to 7:30 PM
Featuring Lucio Capece
6:00 PM: RX22 (for two Yamaha RX11 electronic drums, nine hung mini speakers and a microphone)
7:30 PM: Cosas y lenguaje (for text and real and virtual voice using a Miku Stomp pedal, six hung mini speakers, slide saxophone, analog synthesizer, field recordings, ultraviolet lights, and strobe)
Saturday June 3 -7:00 PM
Featuring Pablo Schanton
Wednesday June 7 – From 12:00 to 9:00 PM
Featuring Djs Pareja
Sound installation La música es mi casa Remix.
Coproduction: Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) with the support of the Ministerio de Cultura – Presidencia de la Nación, Centro Cultural de España en Buenos Aires and theInstituto Italiano de Cultura.