Caetano Carvalho

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Caetano Carvalho (1980) is an artist based in Amsterdam. He studied Computer Science at the Fundação Viscondi Cairu, Salvador, Brazil (2000), and graduated in Audio Visual from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam (BFA, 2011) and Media Design from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam (MA, 2015). His works meet at in the intersection of design, performance, sound and technology. From 2011 he worked on the Island Trilogy, which was shown at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie (2011) and W139 in Amsterdam (2012), and MEXICO Project Space in Leeds (2012). In 2009, Caetano collaborated with The Pirate Bay at the Internet Pavillion – Venice Biennial, and developed a project with bittorrent data visualization at MediaLab Prado (Madrid). He has also collaborated in interactive projects for bands such as Placebo, and for institutions as the Banff Institute, Canada (2010). Caetano performed live at STEIM (2012), DNK and Night of The Unexpected, Paradiso in Amsterdam (2010), and FILE Festival, Sao Paolo (2006). In 2011 he started touring with Luc Van Weelden as the DIY improvisational duo MNTN DEW, exploring rhythm deconstruction and sound textures. In 2013, he initiated The Society for the Preservation of Future Ruins together with Ivana Hilj.