Fabiano Cueva Talk


apexart's international residency presents:



Fabiano Cueva Nieto is a sound artist based in Quito, Ecuador. He has worked extensively writing, producing and directing sound projects and events for radio, satellite broadcast, and public performances as well as orchestrating soundtracks for a number of experimental videos, installations and multimedia projects. Cueva won the 1st prize of III Bienal Latinoamericana de Radio, Mexico 2000, with a radio drama about Frida Kahlo´s life and has published five limited edition CD’s of his work. Cueva was Editor of the contemporary art catalog Galería de Arte Madeleine Hollaender 25 años (Ecuador) until 2002 as well as for the book From the Andes to the Amazon basin in Ecuador: diary of an explorer: 1939 – 1946 for Goldschmid Archiv (Switzerland 2005). He is also a member of Centro Experimental Oído Salvaje, an international collective created in 1996 with the artists from Germany, Austria and Ecuador.

David Grubbs (Assistant Professor of Radio and Sound Art, Brooklyn College CUNY)
As a recording artist, Grubbs has released nine full-length solo albums and appeared on more than 100 commercially-released recordings. Grubbs was a founding member of the groups Gastr del Sol, Bastro, and Squirrel Bait. He currently directs the Blue Chopsticks record label, which has released both new and archival recordings by Luc Ferrari, Derek Bailey and Noël Akchoté, and Mats Gustafsson. Grubbs's soundtrack work includes music for Thierry Jousse’s feature film Les Invisibles, Angela Bulloch’s installations Z Point and Horizontal Technicolour, and his music appears in two installations by Doug Aitken. In 2005, Grubbs completed a Ph.D. dissertation entitled Records Ruin the Landscape: John Cage, The Sixties, and Sound Recording. He regularly contributes music criticism to the Süddeutsche Zeitung, and his criticism has appeared in Conjunctions, Bookforum, Texte zur Kunst, and Purple. In 2000, his album The Spectrum Between was named "Album of the Year" in the London Sunday Times. He is also a 2005-6 grant recipient in Music-Sound from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.
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apexart’s public program series and international residency program are supported in part by Altria Group, Inc., The Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council with the generous support of The September 11th Fund.