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Richard Garet is a contemporary multimedia artist born in Montevideo, Uruguay in 1972. He holds an MFA from Bard College, NY. Garet has lived and worked in the United States since 1996. He explores the ontological relationship between the materials he uses, such as background noise activations, image and sound generative processes, and experiments applied to obsolete and current technological media utilities that emulate everyday situations resulting in abstractions. For Garet, these conceptual and experimental creations embody the perception of contemporary life as a filtered and sensory experience.

Richard Garetís work has been awarded nationally and internationally by institutions such as South Florida Cultural Consortium, FL; Prix Ars Electronica, Linz; Ministry of Education and Culture of Uruguay; CIFO Grants & Commissions Program, FL; The Clocktower, NYC; Foundation of Contemporary Arts, NYC; Issue Project Room, NYC; New York State Council of the Arts, NYC; and Taliesin West, The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Recent projects include Perpetual Motion, Curated by Barbara London, PAMMTV, Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL; South Florida Cultural Consortium, Hollywood Art Center, Hollywood, FL; Media Under Dystopia Wisper Edition: A Public XR Metaverse, MUD Foundation, FL; PORTALS, Solo Exhibition, Alex Slato Gallery, Miami, FL; TranshemisfÈrico, Gurvich Museum of Art, Montevideo, Uruguay; Beyond the Sounds of Silence, Lowe Art Museum of The University of Miami, Miami, FL; Revealing, Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Miami, FL; Plural Domains, Selected Works From CIFO Collection, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL; Interstitial Spaces, CTM 2020, KQB Kunstraum, Berlin, Germany; Apocalypse at Nicola Pedana Gallery, Caserta, Italy; Four Horsemen, MAKER Fair, Rome, Italy; Primitivo, Casa Hoffman, Bogota, Colombia; The Festival of the Image, Manizales, Colombia; CIFO Grants & Commissions Program Exhibition 2017, Florida, USA; RED-Splice, Fridman Gallery, NYC; SOUND ONE, Cindy Rucker, NYC; Periscope, Zipper Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Screen Memory, Galerie Burster, Berlin; Midnight Moment, site specific work created for the electronic billboards of Times Square, NY; Alusiones, Carmen Araujo Arte, Hacienda de la Trinidad, Caracas, Venezuela; Meta-residue: Input Material, Space, Studio 10, NY; Theorem: You Simply Destroy the Image I Always Had of Myself, Man· Contemporary, NJ; Adrenalina, Red Bull Station, Sau Paulo, Brazil; International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena, Colombia; Bioderivas, Museo de la Naturaleza y el Hombre, Tenerife, Spain; Queens International, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York; Soundings: a Contemporary Score, Museum of Modern Art, New York; Extraneous to the Message, Julian Navarro Projects, NY; The Spacious Now and the Scale of the Instantaneous, Studio 10, NY; 5×5 Real Unreal, Museum of Art Acarigua-Araure, Venezuela; EAC: Espacio de Arte Contempor·neo, Montevideo, Uruguay; Fine Arts Museum of Montreal; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona, Spain; Art Museum of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico; and El Museo del Barrio, NYC. His material sound compositions have been published through sound art labels such as 23five, And-Oar, Non Visual Objects, Winds Measure Recordings, Unframed Recordings, Con-V, Leerraum, White_Line Editions, OBS, Line Imprint, and Contour Editions.

Ars Electronica in Linz Austria awarded Richard Garet was awarded an Honorary Mention for his work 30 Cycles of Flux, a sound installation piece that consists of utilizing an emission of a 30-cycle sound wave (just below the hearing range of humans) to activate an array of speakers, consequently manifesting a visualization of imperceptible sonic energy in the form of kinetic energy.