Jaime D. Rojas Vargas:

composer, researcher, teacher


Jaime Daniel Rojas Vargas graduated as an Industrial Engineer from the Javeriana University in 2003 in Bogotá. In 2007 he completed his master's degree in Media Studies at The New School (2007) in New York, where he conducted a creative research in electroacoustic music, microphones, spatialization, sound and climate change with the work "Aquasonora" guided by Professor Chris Mann . He worked between 2010 and 2017 as a professor in the Department of Aesthetics of the Faculty of Architecture and Design of the Javeriana University. He is currently pursuing a PhD in sound creation at the PPGM at the UFPR in Curitiba, Brazil under the guidance of Felipe Ribeiro and his research relates to making a sound map of the Iguazu River. His works and sound installations were exhibited in the United States, Brazil and Colombia. He was co-leader of the Creative Commons Colombia project and he specializes in free software tools for sound composition and the creation of audio capture devices. He has worked on radio projects with WPS1 in New York and Javeriana Estereo and as a sound engineer and in post production for several audiovisual works.