Martín Virgili

Buenos Aires, 1976.

Bachelor of Arts – music orientation (UBA), Master in Sound Art (University of Barcelona) and Professor in Higher Education (UTN). Composer, guitarist, performer, teacher and researcher in the arts. He was awarded scholarships by the University of Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne), University of Helsinki, Duke University, CCK, National Fund for the Arts, the Telefónica Foundation of Argentina, Cultural Center of Spain in Buenos Aires and Museum of Contemporary Art MAR.

Participated in the 18th International Architecture Exhibition – LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA (Italy) 2023 and selected: Festival Chicharra (Spain) 2023, FLUXCLUB (Spain) 2023, 2022, Lacuna Festival (Spain) 2023, Festival Datscha Radio (Germany) 2023, Sur Aural (Bolivia) 2023, 2022, BIENALSUR 2021 (Argentina and others), Tsonami (Chile) 2020, Vigil for the Earth (Norway), 2018Festival Entre Viñetas (Colombia) 2017, Festival Casa del Popolo (Canada) 2017 and Biennial of Independent Art (Switzerland) 2015.

His works fall within the scope of musical composition, Land art, sound poetry, sound experimentalism, literature and cinema. They have been performed in Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Mexico, Norway, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, United States and Venezuela, and premiered by prominent ensembles and soloists: CG (Colombia), Stéphane-Pécas (Canada), Demierre & Barras (Switzerland), Ensemble Alere (Colombia), LASO (Argentina), Ensemble Negra40 (Argentina), Black Orchestra (Colombia – Argentina) and Unstable Orchestra of the Drawing Club (Argentina). Among the soloists are: Margarita Fernández, Guillermo Bocanegra, Daniel Añez, Emilie Girard-Charest, Beatriz Elena Martínez, Pablo Jivotovschii, Mariano Malamud, Inés Sabatini, Mariano Losi, Jacques Demierre and Daniel Forero.

He works in collaboration with researchers on art and science projects in the field of biology and physics. His projects The other wolves and Roar – Sense stand out.

He taught courses and seminars on musical aesthetics, composition and new forms of sound interpretation at: Duke University (North Carolina, USA); the Javeriana University, CORPAS University and the Superior Academy of Arts (Bogotá, Colombia); in ESMUC – Superior School of Music – (Barcelona, Spain); CNA – National Center of the Arts – and CMMAS – Mexican Center for Music and Sound Arts – (Mexico). In Argentina, he was director and lecturer at CEAMC – Advanced Studies in Contemporary Music – and taught courses and seminars at the National Technological University, the National University of Luján and the National University of the Arts.

He has worked in collaboration with artists and scientists from different disciplines, in artistic projects or related to the promotion of contemporary, experimental and avant-garde music, such as: Vincent Barras (Switzerland), Llorenç Barber (Spain), Rodolfo Acosta (Colombia), Simon Steen – Andersen (Denmark), Ana María Romano (Colombia), Joan Izquierdo (Spain), Adriana de Los Santos, Camila Juárez, Elsa Justel, América Sanchez, Mario Gemín, Guillermo Lema, Sebastián Bauer, Julián Teubal , Yamandú Rodríguez, Adriana Sasali, Gustavo Morales, Jorge Ihlenfeld, Gastón Mazières, among others.

He is a lecturer at the Arts Doctorate programme at the National University of the Arts, in collaboration with researchers Alicia Romero and Marcelo Giménez. He has been a teacher of the Master’s Degree in Gender Studies at the National University of Luján.

He currently directs the Art and Science Center (CEAC) of the UTN (National Technological University) – Mar del Plata. Member of Ensemble Negra40, the orange music duo – along with his partner Pamela Guruciaga.

He is the director of the Unstable Orchestra of the Drawing Club, and he is a founding member of the interdisciplinary collective

Porfolio 2024

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Emotional representation of the unique work “San Antonino” in the Port
32 cars, 32 sonatas: the MAR museum returned to activity with a tribute to Beethoven
Virgili emulated with Beethoven, the natural urban sound of the Mar del Plata coast
Beethoven will sound, from cars located on the perimeter of the MAR Museum
32 Beethoven sonatas in 32 cars, the new experience of the MAR Museum
The MAR Museum will present “Beethoven250”: 32 sonatas in 32 cars
Luxury, meteorites, a bell and prehistoric fauna: stories from Los Cliffs