Nicolas Kisic Aguirre

Nicolas Kisic Aguirre


He is a Peruvian artist and architect who creates machines to explore and illuminate the social and political nature of sound in public space. In 2018 he graduated from MIT's master's degree in Art, Culture and Technology (ACT).

Inspired by his training as an architect, and a long fascination with new inventions and machines, Nicolás designs and builds sound instruments to explore the connection between space, technology and sound. Nicolás currently resides in Seattle, USA, where he is pursuing a PhD in Digital Art and Experimental Media (DXARTS) at the University of Washington Seattle.

His machines have been deployed in marches, protests and everyday public spaces. His public performances disrupt everyday reality, inspire research spaces and spark collective artistic imagination. His artistic practice is open source, collaborative and closely engaged with the public.

His work has been presented at the MIT Museum, the Venice Biennale, Dutch Design Week, the Ars Electronica festival, Design Indaba, Berlin, Valparaiso, Sydney, Tokyo, among other cities, venues, and public spaces.


Media Art: Dispositivo de Realidad Mutada