Pierre Puentes

Designer interested in interactive media, graphic design and audiovisual production.


Education

2014 - 2018
Universidad de los Andes
Designer (emphasis in design for communication)


Courses and Workshops

2020
Royal College of Art
'Ethical Practices to Guide Innovation' - Responsible design principles and solutions virtual course lead by Laura Ferrarello and Rute Fiadeiro.


2021
Cinemateca Distrital de Bogotá & Gusano Films
'Artificio: Taller de creatividad e inteligencia artificial' - AI and creativity workshop lead by Jorge Caballero, Anna Giralt Gris, Sofia Crespo and Feileacan McCormick.




Awards and Distinctions

2020
Macon Film Festival
Part of the 2020 Macon Film Festival / MAS Fulldome official selection with the work 'Materia Ondulatoria'.


2019
IDARTES
Fulldome video art creation grant for the production of "Materia Ondulatoria" with Daniel Shambo.


2014
Universidad de los Andes
'Quiero Estudiar Escala' undergraduate scholarship.




Conferences and Symposia

2020
Online conference of the Universities Art Association of Canada
E.8 Unearthing the Imaginary panel
Near Space Interface keynote.




Experience

2020 - Present
Near Space Interface (nearspace-interface.net)
An initiative developed alongside Andrés Burbano that seeks to investigate planetary phenomena through data and computational tools.


2019 - Present
Piesã (instagram.com/piesa__)
Graphic and editorial experimentation project alongside Sara Vera with three published magazines.


2020 - 2021
I.D BOGOTÁ MUSIC
Art direction, graphic design for drum and bass releases and audiovisual production for live events (VJing, video mapping and livestreaming).


2021
El Altillo, Artemisas and 070
Web development for 'Boroló', an initiative by the NGO Artemisas and the journalism medium 070 (Cerosetenta) to talk about protest and social mobilization.


2020
Universidad de los Andes
Web-optimized 3D models creation and web page development for the 'Archaeological Remote Sensing' investigation project of the School of Architecture and Design.


2020
Universidad de los Andes
Assistant professor in the Master in Digital Humanities' summer course 'Communicate data. Visualize knowledge'.


2020
Freelance
3D and video production for Andrés Burbano and Karen Holmberg’s 'Double Sided Immersion' virtual and physical installation in the 'Critical Zones' exposition at the ZKM | Center for Art And Media Karlsruhe.


2017 - 2020
Freelance
VJing, video mapping and video production for Radikal Styles Festival, Bogotrax Festival, Estereo Picnic Festival, ahora and Unterbog.


2018 - 2019
RE.SET AUDIO
Art direction, graphic design for drum and bass releases and audiovisual production for live events (VJing and video mapping).


2018 - 2019
Fundación Horizontal & El Equipo Mazzanti
Development of tools, strategies, interactive hardware/software and web pages for spatial interventions.


2018
CØSMOS Festival
Concept, art direction and graphic design for the first edition of the festival produced by OFF Conciertos, BAUM and Trazendez.


2018
Universidad de los Andes
- Investigation Assistant for the Andrés Burbano's FAPA research grant's project 'Visualization, Sonification, and Materialization of Data'.
- Teaching Assistant in the 'Interactive Environments' class of the School of Architecture and Design.


2017
Rat Trap
Photographic archive, screen printing and web page development.


2017
+Play
- Audiovisual production with new technologies (VR and visual programming).
- 3D animation for 'Una observación al fin del mundo', winner project of the 2017 IDARTES Fulldome video art creation grant and the Competitive Exhibition at the Immersphere Festival (BR).




Languages

Spanish (native)
English (fluent)
French (basic)
HTML/CSS/JavaScript (fluent)
Processing/P5.js/Arduino/Wiring (fluent)
Python (intermediate)
Max/MSP (intermediate)
TouchDesigner (intermediate)