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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

EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

2021-2022 Resonant Spaces, XV Biennal of Media Art, Contemporary Museum of Santiago

2021 Space Dystopia, Audiored V, Sonoteca for Experimental Music and Sound Art, Santiago

2021 Space Dystopia, Spatial Sound Institute, Budapest

2021 Spectra, Cossoul, Lisboa

2021 Resonant Spaces, La Casa del Sonido RTVE, Spain National Radio

2020 Resonant Spaces, Festival Tsonami 2020, Valparaíso

2020 Resonant Spaces, VI International Congress on Ambiances, online

2020 Son-Po, Radio Tsonami, Valparaíso

2020 Resonancias, Galería Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago

2020 Sharawadji, Galería Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago

2020 Voyager I, Espacio virtual Arte Electrónico, online

2020 Sonido único, Galpón Víctor Manuel, Santiago

2020 Espectrograma de la Justicia, Galería AFA, Santiago

2020 Resonant Spaces, VII Biennal Yale University Graduate Music Symposium, New Haven

2020 Ma-Sharawadji, Sound Encounter ALBA, online

2019 Aural, Cine Arte Alameda, Santiago

2019 Babel II: translinguistic device, GAM Cultural Center Gabriela Mistral, Santiago

2019 Babel II, translinguistic device, Plaza el Trébol, Santiago

2019 Resuenarradarresonante, Sala BASE TSONAMI, Valparaíso

2019 Aural, Nieve & Smog, Centro Cultural SOFA, Santiago

2018 Traslaciones Sonoras, Plaza del Péndulo, Valdivia

2018 Radares, Soundtiago Festival, Santiago

2018 Doble Registro, Impresionante Festival – Contemporary Art Museum, Santiago

2018 Chile for sale, Never Discuss Politics at home, Santiago

2017 Parkettippiak I: Sound Procession, Zawp-Haceria ARTEAK, Bilbao

2017 Parkettippiak II: Plants Concert, Zawp-Haceria ARTEAK, Bilbao

2017 Parkettippiak III: Haize, lu, ur

2017 Babel I, Gau Irekia Festival, Bilbao

2017 Endogamia, Cultural Center Infante 1415, Santiago

2016 Endogamia, Cruces sonoros – Contemporary Art Museum, Santiago

2016 Sound Constructo, Festival Desfase, Santiago

2016 Dúo Trópico, Udlapalooza Festival, Santiago

2015 Dúo Trópico, El Clan, Santiago

2015 Dúo Trópico, Cultural Center Infante 1415, Santiago

2015 Plántate, 100 en 1 Día Festival, Santiago

2014 Paisaje Textil, 100 en 1 Día Festival, Santiago

2012 Amazonia, Festival de Fotografía de Valparaíso FIFV, Valparaíso

2011 Borde Acústico, Umbrales Exhibition, Extensión Center Universidad Católica, Santiago

PUBLICATIONS

Balbontín S., Andersen K. (2021) A Walking Methodology as the Participatory Tool for a University Master Plan Design. In: Piga B.E.A., Siret D., Thibaud JP. (eds) Experiential Walks for Urban Design. Springer Tracts in Civil Engineering. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76694-8_17

Balbontín, S. Klenner, M. (2021). Listen to the space and inhabit the sound. Revista Nodo vol. 15 (31). Bogotá, Colombia. Issn: 1909-3888

Balbontín, S. Klenner, M. (2021). The sound created by space and the space created by sound. In: Masson, D. (ed.), Ambiances, Alloaesthesia: Senses, Inventions, Worlds. E-conference. Proceedings of the 4th International Congress on Ambiances, 2-4 December 2020, 2 vol., Réseau International Ambiances. ISBN: 978-2-9520948-7-0

Balbontín, S. (2020). The sensitive experience of soundscape within a natural disaster: the case of the tsunami of 27f in Caleta Tumbes, Talcahuano, Chile. Revista ACE. Barcelona, España. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5821/ace.14.42.7007

Balbontín, S. Andersen, K. (2019). Una experiencia de participación ciudadana en movimiento: La metodología de recorridos comentados por el campus de la Universidad de Magallanes, Punta Arenas. Revista AUS. Valdivia, Chile.DOI: 10.4206/aus.2019.n25-06.

Balbontín, S. (2019). La sinfonía del gallinero (The symphony of the henhouse). A propósito de los gallineros y otras construcciones, en el valle central de Chile. P. 120-124. Santiago, Chile. Juan Paulo Alarcón (ed.). Diseño Editorial.

Balbontín, S. Andersen, K. Carrasco, C. (2019). Transformations in the use and perception of the public space of a modern residential complex: Unidad Vecinal Providencia. Heritage and Sustainability: from the city to the territory. p. 178-182. Valdivia, Chile. H. Torrent, T. Barría, A. Zumelzu, V. Vasquez, C. Ilhe (eds.) América Impresores.

Balbontin, S. (2011). Acoustic Border: Designing the Soundscape of Boyeruca through the Reconstruction of the Original Ecosystem. Santiago, Chile, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

TALKS, CONFERENCES AND LECTURES

2021 Conference, Add+Art, Barcelona

2021 Invited Lecturer, Sound Art Class, Architecture School, Universidad de Santiago

2021 Talk, Tiempo Real, BARCO Architecture, Santiago

2020 “Resonant Spaces” at the 4th International Congress on Ambiances, Alloaesthesia: Senses, Inventions

2020 “Resonant Spaces” at the 7th Biennial, Yale Graduate Music Symposium, Yale University, New Haven

2020 Talk, The Sound of Cities, Radio ARCADA, Tbilisi Architecture Biennial

2020 Talk, Chroma Seminary, Universidad de las Américas, Santiago

2020 Panelist, Miradoc Chile, Santiago

2020 Talk, Sound and Architecture, Irrupciones, Contemporary Art Museum, Santiago

2019 Conference, Estrategias Oblicuas, Sound Museum, Santiago, Chile

2019 Conference, X Formas, XXI Biennal Architecture and Urbanism, Santiago, Chile

2019 Talk, Como Operar, Teatro El Zócalo, Universidad de las Américas, Santiago, Chile

2018 Invited Lecturer, Transdiciplinary Class, Architecture School, Universidad Austral, Valdivia

2018 Conference, “Traslaciones Sonoras” for “We are All Able Bodies: From Sensory Deprivation to Sensory Augmentation”, at San Pablo CEU Univeristy, Campus Montepríncipe, Madrid/ Spain

2018 Conference, “Transformations in the use and perception of the public space of a modern residential complex: Unidad Vecinal Providencia», DOCOMOMO Seminar at Universidad Austral de Chile.

2017 Conference «Sound & Space», UNICAL – Universita della Calabria, Rende, Italia.

2017 Conference, «Urban Alternative Practices» at UNICAL – Universita della Calabria, Rende, Italia.

2016- Lecturer at Architecture School Universidad de las Américas. Research Studio, Studio I, Studio II, Descriptive Geometry, Space Composition, Multidisciplinary Theory

WORKSHOPS

2021 Listening Workshop, Spatial Sound Institute, Budapest

2018 Sound Translations Workshop, Architecture School, Universidad Austral, Valdivia, Chile

2017 Sound procession Workshop, Zawp – Haceria ARTEAK, Bilbao

2017 Soundscape Workshop, Can Masdeu, Barcelona

2017 Urban Project and Sound Studies “Outward/Return”, UNICAL Universita della Calabria, Rende

2016 Sound Constructo Workshop, Universidad de las Américas, Santiago

INTERNSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

2021 Sound Dystopia, Spatial Sound Institute, Budapest

2021 Spectra, Cossoul, Lisbon

2019 Resuenarradarresonante, Tsonami, Valparaíso

2017 Cresson – Research Center in Sound Space and Urban Ambiances

2017 Crenau – Research Center in Architecture and Urban Studies

RESEARCHES

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 – America University of Chile.

2017-2018 “Soundscape and the Reconstruction of Environments Devastated by Catastrophes”. Research funded by UDLA – America University of Chile.

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)

AWARDS

2020 National Grant Fondart / Creation and Production of artistic disciplines Fondart

2020 Funding Culture and Arts National Council for artistic residence.

2020 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 Research fund 2017-2018 UDLA Research Unit.

2016 Specific Sound Competition, Contemporary Art Museum Competition

2015 Architecture Competition, Biological Corridor, 3rd place

2007 Architecture Competition, Pelotillehue Park, 1st place