Boris Chimp 504

In 1969 the Chimp Cosmonaut Boris 504 was sent in a mission to the moon.He never came back. His last communication was from the moon surface on the 7th July 1969… (based on the article “Details of the Soviet Primate Lunar Landing Program” by Dwayne Allen Day)
BORIS CHIMP 504 is an audiovisual real-time performance that emphasizes audio synthesis and graphical languages in a futuristic Sci-Fi aesthetics. It’s a real time interactive/reactive system between the audio and the image, between the man and the machine.

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MIGUEL NETO (Faro, 1979) : Musician, producer and new media artist living in Faro has a degree in Psychological Sciences, studied Studio Recording, Advanced Music Production and a Digital Arts Master. Nowadays he is interested in creating musical interactive interfaces and exploring new musical languages, using computers and the new digital technologies. He is the musical side of real-time audiovisual performance Boris Chimp 504.

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RODRIGO CARVALHO (Porto, 1983) : Portuguese multidisciplinary designer & new media artist currently living in Porto. Graduated in Design and with a Digital Arts Master he is nowadays a PhD student in Digital Media in the University of Porto under the UT Austin/Portugal Program. He is very interested in the crossings between arts and technology, and the synergies between sound, movement and image. He is the visual side of the audiovisual real-time performance Boris Chimp 504.

Boris Chimp 504 have been presenting both av performance & interactive installations on festivals such as Sonar (Barcelona), Mira (Barcelona), Mutek (Barcelona, Santiago de Chile), LPM (Rome), Paris & Milan Fashion Weeks, ADAF (Athens), BAM (Liège), B-Seite (Mannheim), NOS Primavera Sound (Porto), among many others.

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© Photos : Axel Pics / Julien Chazeaubenit / Jorge Gomes / Vera Marmelo © Video : Boris Chimp 504