cheLA is the successful result of an innovative collaboration between the Program On Digital Cultures, UCLA REMAP and Fundación ExACTa of Argentina. The Center is dedicated to research and experimentation regarding converging forms of art, science and technology and their significance and impact for Latin American Cultures.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003-present.
In 2012, through a program sponsored by the Italian Ministry of Youth Policy, REMAP and TFT hosted 25 top students from Italy working at the intersection of visual language and technology, including screenwriting, cinematography, set design, video direction, post production, and computer science.
Los Angeles, 2012.
The University of Padova is a key collaborator on OpenPTrack. Two of the University's researchers, Matteo Munaro and Filippo Basso, serve as the project's Lead Developer and Developer respectively. Established in 1222, the University of Padova is one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious seats of learning.
Padova, Italy, 2013-present.
For eight summers, REMAP participated in a month-long conservatory training and professional residency program, collaborating with artists and researchers from throughout the world. The RITL was hosted at the Rhodopi Dramatichen Theater in Smolyan, Bulgaria, at the center of the Rhodopi Mountains, the mythological birthplace of Orpheus. UCLA REMAP's participation was funded by multiple grants from the Trust for Mutual Understanding.
Smolyan, Bulgaria, 2005-2012.
As an extension of the long-term, evolving international (research, exchange and creative) collaboration between the UC-Digital Arts Research Network (UC DARNet) and the Centro Hipermediático Experimental Latinoamericano (cheLA), sanas was at once a cross-cultural dialogue, technological research, and public art production project.
UC (multiple campuses) and Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2005-2007.