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Minou Maguna is a Painter, Art Director, professor. She is
currently working as regisseur for Experimental pieces in
Musical Theatre, Operas, Urban Shows with street artists and
Mapping Projection onto Opera Houses.
She was working in collaboration with many important artists
around the world like Robert Wilson, Alvin Lucier, Christian
Wolff, Steve Reich and Salvatore Sciarrino. She also made the
regie for Inannis Xenakis opera 'Oresteïa', for Samuel Beckett
pieces 'Words and Music' and 'Not I', for John Cage piece
'Analphabet', for Salvatore Sciarrino musical piece 'Studi per
l'intonazzione del mare' and for Wolfgang Rihm opera 'Lenz',
among others. In collaboration with the Bronx based video
artist Benton C Bainbridge she put on the stage 'Brother
Islands. Places to lose people' at Eyebeam Art and Technology
Center in New York, 'Diorama 1:Painting' at Festival
Panoramica in Buenos Aires and 'Sensilia' an A/V show with
the artists Mika Vainio and Lucio Capece, from Berlín, at
TACEC Teatro Argentino, La Plata, Buenos Aires.
She has been working for more than a decade at CETC Centro Experimental Teatro Colón , at TACEC Centro de Creación y Experimentación Teatro Argentino and at Ciclo de música contemporánea at Teatro San Martín in Buenos Aires, at The Kitchen and at Eyebeam in New York, at ICA in London, at Auditorio parco della musica in Rome and at Arts Festival in
Singapur between others.
Minou Maguna made the original videos for Steve Reich
piece 'Drumming' and for 'Ballet Mecánique' by George
Antheil. She was making many original painting andvideo shows in Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Brasil, Rosario and the Bronx. Invited by The Point Community Corporation Development she shared her videos with skaters from La Plata, Buenos Aires with the South Bronx Community, they were screening to get funds to build a skate park.
She had two writings published, one is about the Phenomenon
of the Double and the other is about the Relevance of the
Sense of humor as part of the clinic of psychoanalysis.
In collaboration con Benton C Bainbridge she is working in
‘Language lifework’ a documentary about Bill Etra work , a
pioneer video artist and co-creator of the Rutt-Etra video
synthesizer Comissioned by Fundación Proa she has made a curation of ‘Videos experimentales de artistas de New York’ for MIX’05 event.
For three years now she runs Seminario Cuatro Cabezas a
project to create a personal multimedia piece. During 2015
with the support of Teatro Colón she will start with the second
part of the Project COM(a) which goal is to make the staging
of the pieces. In March 2015 she will participate at UNTREF Universidad Tres de Febrero as a professor of the new Master in Contemporary Operas.
Currently she is working in her new painting show at American Beauty Gallery in Buenos Aires.