Currently PhD candidate in Performative Arts at University of Lisbon
Graduate of Architecture, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and Human Studies, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
PRIZES / AWARDS / GRANTS
2020 Grant “Fondart Nacional – Línea de circulación internacional” of the Ministry of Culture.
2019 Scholarship BECAS CHILE for PhD Programme 2020.
2019 Research fund 2019-2020 UDLA Research Unit.
2018 Funding VcM UDLA for the project “Traslaciones Sonoras”
2017 Residence/Internship Grant Haceria Arteak Bilbao, Spain
2017 Funding CNCA Culture and Arts National Council for artistic residence.
2017 Research fund 2017-2018 UDLA
2016 Soundspace project. Competition for the Sound and Disciplinary Crosses exhibition at Contemporary Museum of Santiago.
2015 National Competition “Biological Corridor”, Santiago, Chile. 3rd place
2011 Final Project in landscape architecture “Acoustic Border” Umbrales Exhibition.
2007 Landscape Architecture Competition. Municipality of La Pintana. 1st Place
RESEARCH / CONFERENCES
2021 Add+Art Conference
2020 Performance “Resonant Spaces” at the 4th International Congress on Ambiances, Alloaesthesia: Senses, Inventions
2020 Performance “Resonant Spaces” at the 7th Biennial, Yale Graduate Music Symposium, Yale University, New Haven, US. (Sofía Balbontín & Mathias Klenner)
2019 Estrategias Oblicuas Conference Museo del Sonido, Santiago, Chile.
2019 X Formas Conference XXI Biennal Architecture and Urbanism, Santiago, Chile.
2019-2020 “Sound emitted by physical space and invisible spaces built by sound: An observation of the body and its cognitive access to the sound space” Research funded by UDLA.
2018 “Traslaciones Sonoras” Conference for “We are All Able Bodies: From Sensory Deprivation to Sensory Augmentation”, at San Pablo CEU Univeristy, Campus Montepríncipe, Madrid/ Spain
2018 “Transformations in the use and perception of the public space of a modern residential complex: Unidad Vecinal Providencia» Conference for DOCOMOMO Seminar at Universidad Austral de Chile.
2017-2018 “Soundscape and the Reconstruction of Environments Devastated by Catastrophes”. Research funded by UDLA
2017 «Sound & Space» Conference at UNICAL – Universita della Calabria, Rende, Italia.
2017 «Urban Alternative Practices» Conference at UNICAL – Universita della Calabria, Rende, Italia.
2017 Internship at CRESSON - Research Center on the Sound Space and the Urban Environment. Grenoble, France.
2017 Internship at CRENAU - The Nantes Research Center Architectures Urbanities. Nantes, France.
2014-2015 “Design and definition of a Taxonomy of Infrastructure and Cultural Spaces of Chile” Research for the Culture and Arts National Council. Team: S. Balbontín (Architect), D. Balbontín (Architect), M. Fernandez (Anthropologist).