Suite B.s.A.s (2011)

Suite B.s.A.s [look at Buenos Aires] is a video art exploration about the fascinating city of Buenos Aires. Music was composed and integrated to the piece during the video editing process. Graphic Artist: Daniel Iván. Camera, original music and edition: Daniel Iván. Additional Camera: Sol Rezza. Text: Adan BuenosAyres fragment, by Leopoldo Marechal. Creative Commons License (read it at

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During year 2009 I spent a month at Buenos Aires, in which I collected more than 7 hours of digital video. That was my sixth time at the city and I often describe Buenos Aires as one of my favorite spots in the world. "Suite B.s.A.s." is a piece about my impressions about the city, about the pulse I was able to capture in the city, about its people and its rythm. I do not consider it as a "portrait" but as a confrontation with my fondness for that place in the world. While I was editing the video, I felt compelled to use the captured sounds as the basis to compose the score; a method I do very often use in my video art work.

This was my first video artwork; not the very first I produced, but the first I consider a finished piece.

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  • Year Created: 2011
  • Submitted to ArtBase: Monday Aug 1st, 2011
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  • Work Credits:
    • Daniel Ivan, primary creator, original footage, original music
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