Gabriel Bass, Dog Nights
American, b. 1981, playing from Bogotá, Colombia
Gabriel Bass is a musician, poet, and world traveller who currently resides in Bogotá, Colombia where he manages his most current musical project: KORA KARUNA. firstname.lastname@example.org, facebook: REAL BAJO, http://korakaruna.siguiendolaluna.org
Words spoken by Astrid Omaira Bautista Fagua.
Thoughts on the Telephone process
I found this experience both difficult and enjoyable. When I received the video I was supposed to 'translate' I didn't understand it at all. However, it is an interesting challenge as an artist to not simply reflect another's work, but also one's own process of reflection. The video I received made little sense to me (I tried to reflect this in having my text be read by my partner who doesn't speak much english)—I only understood that it had something to do with dogs. I tried to draw on what I could from my own experiences in an organic way that made sense to me and might be accessible to others. I'm actually pretty pleased with the result—even if it is just the reflection of an ambiguous understanding of art somehow related to dogs...