Gustavo Romano
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Gustavo Romano
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Lost Time Refund Office
Rostock 2007, Vigo 2007, San Jose CA 2009, Madrid 2010, Washington DC 2011.
Actions, installations, videos.
Offices in public spaces that are offerred as a place for the reception and classification of time which has been given involuntarily, under pressure or for arbitrary reasons.
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Manifesto of Futurism (of the machines)
2016
Intervention on the I Manifesto of Futurism.
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Buying and Selling Time Office
Berlin 2010, Mumbai 2012, Lima 2014.
Actions, installations, videos.
The office, using karts, offered the Buy and Sell Time service. During the action, we collect the most valuable moments (real and imaginary, from the past or for the future) of our “customers”.

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IP Poetry
Device for electronic performances, net-installations.
Since 2004.
Talking head robots and poetry generator based on realtime searchs over the web.
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Buy & Sell Time
Madrid, Silicon Valley, Mexico DF, Sao Paulo, Mumbai, Lima.
2009/2014
Photographs.
Documentation of mimetization actions in different spaces for buying and selling as the main building of eBay, nearby the Zocalo of Mexico, or a street market in Mumbai.
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My 10 days as consultant for the World Bank
2011
Action, installation,(touch table, data mining, software,  video, photographs, documents) and eBook. Invited by the institution for my role as director of the Time Notes Bank and chairman of Psychoeconomy, I worked for ten days, in the bank’s general headquarters in Washington, DC, on an alternative approach to the world financial crisis.
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PWRT (The Psychoeconomy War Room Table)
2011
Interactive installation. Touch table, fiducials. The table displays the relationship between two or more countries in the world in terms of some specific social and economic variables, using public data from the World Bank.
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Buy & Sell Time Customers
Berlin 2010, Mumbai 2012, Puebla 2013, Lima 2014.
Photographs.
Series of portraits of customers that have passed by the mobile office, showing their bills.
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Baloon Pieces (Nr 1, 2 and 3)
2004/2008
Action, video, photographs.
Release of wireless cameras atached to baloons.
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Time Notes Bank Infomercials
2010/2014
Videos
Commercial advertisement of the bank services. Scenes were shot in Berlin, Madrid, Mumbai, Puebla, Lima.
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Losing Time
Singapur 2006
Action, video
The video shows the action of walking by a pedestrian street in the shopping area of Singapore losing time notes bills.
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Present continuous
Mexico DF, 2009
Action, video
Counting time (with one second bills) in the Santo Domingo Square, Mexico DF.
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Underground
Information System

Intervention of the electronic displays inside the trains of the Buenos Aires metro (line D).
October 15th,16th and 17th 2004.
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The afternoon of a writer
1998
Action, X-ray video.
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My desire is your desire
1996/97
Webpages, action on Internet, installation.
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Private piece #1
2005
Net art.
The only way to see this piece is buying it. Afterwards, only the buyer can be allowed (by contract) to see the work.
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CyberZoo
2003
Net art, installation.
"Cyberzoo is a virtual zoo where it is possible to experience the wildest expressions of the artificial life in the security of your computer".
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Time Notes: Time credit card
2009
150 numbered cards with magnetic strip and private access to the customers area of the Time Notes Bank website.
Launched at Munich, and Berlin.
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Change
Madrid 2013-14.
interactive installation.
ATM at the Creative City Fair Cibeles. Promotional campaign at the stand of Time Notes Bank in the fair: "Tell us what was the day that changed your life forever... and take a 1 day bill as a gift!"
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Online banking
Website
Online banking for general public and customers (with credentials). Services of time lost refunds, time loans, time exchange, etc. Free access to the data base.
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Pocketlog
2004-2009
Fotolog, action, installation.
It consisted of a daily photo of the contents of my pockets, accompanied by a short text. It ended at the day 1001.
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Sky Blue and White
2007 (Work in progress)
Net instalation, webcam streaming.
Composition based on the image from a webcam pointing 24 hs a day to the argentinian sky and a stripe made by white pixels.
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Hyperbody
2000
Net art, installation.
Hyperbody offers a list of websites whose names refer to different parts of the human body (nose.com, eyes.com, etc).
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Private little worlds.
2001
Interactive istallation, microscope, closed circuit, viewfinder, security camera.
When looking through the viewfinder, the public see their own image looking at their self.
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Network
1993
Digital media videoinstallation.
A network of TVs where is displaied the image of fourteen connected hearths beating.
Around a cyberpunk context, Netork as created the same year that the WWW appears.
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Pixels
2000
Action, satellite photographs and digital prints.
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Lighting Piece
2000
Video loop (after Yoko Ono)
The video shows the image of a macth stick bourning for ever.
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Creative City International Fair
2013-14
An artist exhibition camouflaged as a technology fair, in which the participating artists show their technological "companies" and inventions questioning the current concept of "smart city".

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Corporate Summit Sevilla
2011
Second corporate summit. Six artists gather with the porpose of writing a declaration se reunieron para generar una declaración en la que, desde la alteridad que permite el arte, se enumeran diversas propuestas en respuesta a la crisis económica y del sistema político.
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Corporate Summit Madrid
2010
First event parodiing the G8 or Bilderberg summits, where four artists developing fake corporations artist projects, wrote a declaration among the financial crisis.
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Photographic report on Dorkbot SL #1
findelmundo.com.ar/sl
2007
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X-Ray portraits
1994
Radiographic plates mounted on viewboxes with black light.
Series of 13 plates
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Shifters
findelmundo.com.ar/shifters
1997
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Microworld Network
Projects for Internet. Since 1995
This web emulates a software company whose that offers different devices and software developments: "utilities for an unstable universe" .
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Sound piece to be walked
Records in Montevideo
2004.
Action, installation.
8 photos (100 x 100 cm), 8 audio channels
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Sound piece to be walked
Records in Mexico City
2003.
Action, installation.
16 photos (100 x 100 cm), 16 audio channels.

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