Manuel Orellana Sandoval (B. 1978 Santiago, Chile) is a media artist, noise musician, professor, and researcher in multimedia arts and hardware made for these purposes. He is a member and co-founder of LaMe Media Lab where he works as a researcher in the area of hardware, software, and web art. Orellana is also a professor and director of medialab teclelab, a workshop for high school students at social risk. His work as an artist is divided between creating sound artifacts through techniques such as circuit bending, hardware hacking, and the interpretation of these objects to create music, and also the intervention of video devices or game consoles.
Manuel is visiting apexart from Santiago, Chile from July 3 - August 2, 2012. He was recommended by Ignacio Nieto, an independent curator in Santiago. See his Resident Page for more information.