Rene Barge

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  • Relay (Flow)

    Relay (Flow)

  • Frozen Music (ongoing collaboration with David Berhman, David Dunn, and Gustavo Matamoros)

    Frozen Music (ongoing collaboration with David Berhman, David Dunn, and Gustavo Matamoros)

  • Tabula Bonorum Angelorum

    Tabula Bonorum Angelorum

  • Relay (Riddim)

    Relay (Riddim)

  • Gama Gama, 20/20 in the Everglade

    Gama Gama, 20/20 in the Everglade

  • Ryali in the Midst of a Long Wet Season

    Ryali in the Midst of a Long Wet Season

  • Sky Walkers Lighting Up the Night Llike Bat Signals

    Sky Walkers Lighting Up the Night Llike Bat Signals

  • Crop Circles

    Crop Circles

  • A Pollinator of the Submerged Peninsula

    A Pollinator of the Submerged Peninsula

  • in the Eye Again: I Sat on the Tube as It Heated Through and Through

    in the Eye Again: I Sat on the Tube as It Heated Through and Through

  • Off Into the Sunset with Mingus In My Pocket

    Off Into the Sunset with Mingus In My Pocket

  • Zenithed

    Zenithed

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Solo Exhibitions

Project Room - Rene Barge: Relay
April 12, 2013 - May 11, 2013
Rene Barge: The Making of a Porous Body
Oct. 8, 2010 - Nov. 13, 2010
Rene Barge: Gifts
Sept. 10, 2005 - Oct. 1, 2005

Group Exhibitions

Pulse NYC - Booth C8
March 3, 2011 - March 6, 2011
a flawed providence
June 11, 2010 - July 10, 2010
Breaking the Waves - Curated by Nikki Beem
Dec. 1, 2007 - Dec. 31, 2007
20 Questions
Nov. 25, 2006 - Dec. 31, 2006

BIOGRAPHY

Working in multiple media, Rene Barge produces sound works, prints and videos. These are prismatic relays of the patterns he perceives around him. In each work lies the traces of complex orderings of distortions and filters. As records they simultaneously reflect multiple aspects of change at once, analogous to post-studio, post-digital cubism. Since earning a BFA from Florida International University in 1999, where he studied under his mentor, Christine Tamblyn (July 12, 1951 – January 1, 1998), he has shown individual and collaborative works. Examples of individual work can be found by exploring his exhibitions at the gallery. His 2010 digital prints resulted from a visual process analogous to his sound work, in that he processed imagery through a series of filters. (Reflections on the screen of a tv, played on a tv screen, computer based interruptions and glass windows are some examples.) In his collaborative work with Gustavo Matamoros and David Dunn as Frozen Music (FM) the intervention produced an alternative ecosystem; during one performance in 2011, Rene Barge recorded mockingbird calls in Collins Park on Key Biscayne over the course of a day, filtering them and then playing them back at the birds. The birds responded to the new sounds, such that as the collaborators changed the birds interactions, so too did the birds change the performers’, effectively absorbing this new presence into a new ecosystem. Barge has shown at Dorsch Gallery since 1999.
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SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Rene Barge: Relay The Miami Rail - June 1, 2013. [Review]
  • The Art of Sound MAP Magazine issue 4 - Oct. 1, 2009. [Review]
  • Review of "Gifts" Art Papers - June 1, 2005. [Review]
  • MORE INFORMATION

    Phone: 305.576.1278
    Address: 151 NW 24th Street , Miami, FL

    The gallery is located in the Wynwood Arts District and is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon til 5:00pm and by appointment.