Chalet Comellas, born in Tampa, Florida, lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee. Her studio practice reflects a personal connection to the complex histories surrounding the Latin Diaspora, and employs expanded forms of painting, sculpture, video, sound, and digital media to engage viewers visually and sonically. Through these experimental time-based frameworks, and the use of audio visual archives, she illuminates the interplay between materiality, spirituality, and technology.
above: Record player with Arduino board and switch, programmed to assist the continuous play a lathe cut phonographic disk of planetary sound frequencies, paired with automated sound bath controllers, and a software based autogenerated video projection.
Rehearsing apologies to machines we taught to learn, made in collaboration with Clint Sleeper, installation view, 2022.
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