Categories: Visual Arts

Now – 3/17: The Language of Things/El Lenguaje De Las Cosas

The Language of Things/El Lenguaje De Las Cosas

San Diego Art Institute
1439 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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Exhibition on view through March 17, 2017

The event series for The Language of Things kicks off on January 27th with a Listening Workshop led by featured artist Roberto Romero-Molina. Experience a voyage through some of the most relevant sound works of the past century. The entire Art + Music + Technology series explores the idea of communal art and creativity as a dynamic cycle of cultural exchange, not only connecting artists with audiences, listeners with viewers, and teachers with students, but also fostering conversation between citizens on both sides of the border. The robust programming schedule will include panel discussions, coding workshops, and concerts.

As you step into Roberto Romero-Molina’s immersive world of The Language of Things, time slows; patterns of sounds and images gradually unfold, synched to a rhythm almost imperceptible. A multimedia, interactive electronic installation, this exhibition features multichannel sensors which draw from numerous samples of audio and visual material to create a dynamic sensory world within the exhibition space. Inspiring cross-cultural collaboration in the regional art community, this exhibition is a partnership between the San Diego Art Institute and the Tijuana Cultural Center (CECUT).

Full schedule of events:


Listening Workshop I
A sound voyage through some of the most relevant sound works for the past century, led by Roberto Romero-Molina
Saturday, January 27 | 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
$5 admission

“The Ecology of Sound: a Collective Exploration of “The Language of Things” with Art of Élan | Concert & Artwork from Art of Élan’s Young Artists program
Tuesday, January 30 | 6 p.m. pre-concert panel discussion, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. concert
$10 admission

Sound Generation I
Demonstration and hands-on introduction to sound generation using hardware and software
Saturday, February 10 | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
$5 admission, $8 admission for Sound Generation I & II

Audiographs I: Electroacoustic Concert with Instrumental & Electronic Works
Featuring IVAN Velázquez, Amy Cimini, Wilfrido Terrazas and Leah Bowden
Saturday, February 17 | 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
$5 admission

Introduction to Coding with Code Kitchen at The FRONT Arte Cultura
Participants will learn the basics of coding using Processing, an open source software, to create an interactive artwork or game.
Wednesday, February 21 & Friday, February 23 | 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
$20 fee (reserve in advance for a limited capacity)

Sound Generation II
Participants are invited to bring any instrument and be part of a duo or small improvisation ensemble.
Saturday, Feb. 24 | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
$5 admission, $8 admission for Sound Generation I & II

Electronic Art: Exhibition & Conversation | Panel Discussion and Networking Mixer at San Diego City College
Panelists include Roberto Romero-Molina, Justin Manor and Margaret Noble. Moderator is Francisco Eme.
Tuesday, March 6 | 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Free admission

Audiographs II: Multimedia Concert with Sound & Video Works
Featuring Gaspar Peralta, Joao Pedro Oliveira, Caroline Miller and Lyndsay Bloom
Saturday, March 10 | 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
$5 admission

Listening Immersion Workshop at San Diego City College
A sound voyage through some of the most relevant sound works for the past century, led by Roberto Romero-Molina
Wednesday, March 14 | 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Free admission

“The Language of Things” Closing Reception
Saturday, March 17 | 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
$5 admission

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