Rodrigo Nicolas Albornoz (1977) is a visual artist from Argentina who was living and working in Amsterdam for 8 years. Currently lives in Sweden where he did his Master in Fine Arts at Konstfack University College of Arts, Craft and Design in Stockholm city. He has specialized into moving image, video, performance, moving object, sound and interactivity. With studies at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy audio-visual department in the city of Amsterdam and with also background as musician and composer for experimental projects in his native country, where he was a sound producer. His audio-visual language is fresh, honest and spontaneous, with emphasis on those details that provoke curiosity and a question mark. Touching the boundaries between reality and fiction, his subject explores questions of identity related to personal and social matters. His recent work reflects on the influences the identity suffers within socio-cultural contrasts after the phenomena of Globalized world of nowadays. Mainly inspired by his personal motivation of being a south american living in nordic countries.
Bachelor in Art and Design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie Amsterdam Vav Department.
Master in Fine Arts, Konstfack University College of Arts, Craft and Design. Stockholm SE.
Exhibitions & Projects
2017 Interactive Installation “Dance in the Volcano” WUNDER DER PRÄRIE . From 14 to 24 September in Mannheim, Germany. International Festival for Performance Art and Networking.
2017 Film “Selknam 2045”. 21 April to 29 May at LAURA HABER GALLERY, Buenos Aires Argentina.
2016 Film "La Cigarra" - The Cicada. 15 to 20 November at KASSELER DOK FEST, Kassel Germany.
2016 Film "La Cigarra" – The Cicada. 22 and 26 September at the NETHERLANDS FILM FESTIVAL. Cinema Wolf City Center Utrecht The Netherlands.
2016 "Press Screening" video "La Cigarra" -The Cicada-. 30 June at EYE FILM INSTITUTE Amsterdam The Netherlands.
2016 Film "La Cigarra" – The Cicada. 6 October to 27 November at VENICE ART HOUSE and PALAZZO CA'ZANARDI Venice Italy.
2016 "Home" moving object Installation. Opening 10 June to 10 October exhibition at BOOKSTORE project "Lockbox: Coupe Soleil" Amsterdam The Netherlands.
2016 Film ”La Cigarra”. June 4-30 LAURA HABER GALLERY, Buenos Aires Argentina.
2016 Video art Compilation and performance . April , ALFRED JARRY CULTURAL CENTER Rosario Argentina.
2016 Pitch of video The Cicada". May 18 "With this art we tell stories" at LAB111 ,with lectures and feedback by Yael Bartana, Constant Dullaart and Albert Elings Amsterdam The Netherlands.
2016 "The Blow" video . March 16 CHURCH LECTURE CENTER, Kent's University Historic Dockyard Chatham, a maritime museum in Kent (UK).
2016 "The Blow" -Immigrant by the Sea- video . February 16-29 Research Lab "Bodies" Exhibition at the
EYE FILM INSTITUTE, Amsterdam The Netherlands.
2016 "La Profesora" - The Teacher. Video experimental documentary . January 21 - March 12, 2016. BAC
CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER Gallery, Bogota (Colombia)
2015 "The Blow” Infux & Exodus video . November 12-22, 2015 – VENICE ART HOUSE and PALAZZO CA'ZANARDI Venice Italy.
2015 "The Blow” Infux & Exodus video . October 25-28, 2015 - XY ATELIER CONTEMPORARY GALLERY New York, USA.
2015 "Self-portrait" & "Notion of Nothingness". September 04-13. VENICE ART HOUSE and PALAZZO CA'ZANARDI Venice Italy.
2015 2014 "L'oeil" double screen video. Double screen video art. EUROPENA ZEN CENTER, Amsterdam NL.
2014 Audio-visual Assistant for performance , Voice-Creature of transition Studium Generale. Rietveld Uncut. THE BRAKKE GROND Flamish Cultural Center, Amsterdam NE.
2014 "Permanent Observer".Installation . One month Exhibition at OUDE KERK Amsterdam NE.
2013 Compiled videos: "Self-portrait, Unurture, The Recollector, Mosquitos, Scratched mind" . AIR9 Art in
Red-light at BEURS VAN BERLAGE Amsterdam.
2013 "Self-portrait, The reproduction of the reproduction, Nurture. 3 video, installations. LOKKAL W15 GALLERY Amsterdam The Netherlands
2013 "Self-Portrait" video. Tsar Peter the Great Exhibition. HERMITAGE MUSEUM Amsterdam.