Montreal-based artist Martín Rodríguez is a transmission and sound artist whose work emerges from his Chicanx upbringing along the Arizona-Mexico border. Rodríguez employs performance, intervention,and installation as a process for deciphering aural histories and entangled identities. Rodríguez approaches his work from the Chicanx concept of rasquachismo; this type of methodology utilizes pragmatic ways of remaking and hacking material and objects to reimagine their function. This is a process born from adapting, merging, and creating something practical and new from scarcity. His work has been presented by the Musée d’art contemporain Montréal, Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo in Mexico City, Darling Foundry in Montreal, Walking Festival for Sound in the United Kingdom, Spektrum in Denmark, and has shown his work in the cities of Berlin, Krakow, and Edinburgh, as well as across Canada and the United States.

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