FELIPE BARRAL MOMBERG - BIO Felipe Barral Momberg is a Chilean artist. He is a writer, musician, artist, photographer, producer & filmmaker. An iPoet. Has a Master degree in Philosophy and is also a journalist. He lives in the United States and is working as an Assignment Editor/Producer in CNN en EspaÃ±ol in Atlanta, where he also hosts and produces a weekly segment called Juego de Palabras (Play on Words). He covers art, culture & literature, interviewing artists and doing packages that air in shows within CNN en EspaÃ±ol. He has produced documentaries for that channel as well. The balance between art and reality have become the source of his ideas. At an early age he start developing his own voice in colors, music and words. In a certain way, he recovered the vision of Leonardo da Vinci about the man like a complete being; a creative being able of the unthinkable thing. He express himself through his poems and novels, his music and his paintings, creating multimedia as well. VISUAL ART 2008 - IGNI the movie (film) Felipe Barral Momberg is producing his first movie on the concept of iPoetry. Is the manifest of the iPoet, where the script is based on his poems & the soundtrack is composed and performed by the author. He is working with a talented group of animators, actors & producers. 2008 - Macondo a los ojos de Leo Matiz (Documentary) - Macondo through the eyes of Leo Matiz Felipe Barral Momberg is producing a documentary for CNN en EspaÃ±ol about the colombian photographer Leo Matiz and how he put on film the â€œmagical realismâ€ that colombian author Gabriel GarcÃa Marquez made famous around the world. 2008 - El Legado PoÃ©tico de Gabriela Mistral (Documentary) - The Poetic Legacy of Gabriela Mistral Felipe Barral Momberg is producing a documentary for CNN en EspaÃ±ol about the poetic legacy of chilean poet Gabriela Mistral that was unveiled in the United States after 40 years. Thereâ€™s more than 100 unpublished poems in it. 2007 - Juego de Palabras special show (Play on Words special show) 30 min special show with the best of Barralâ€™s reporting throughout the year. Produced, Written & Edited by Felipe Barral Mombeg. Music by Felipe Barral Momberg. 2007 - Original pkgâ€™s (On Air) Felipe Barral Momberg produced, reported, wrote and edited more than 65 original pkgâ€™s about art, culture and literature that brought original content to CNN en EspaÃ±olâ€™s air. 2007 - 373 DÃas en Cautiverio (Documentary) - 373 Days in Captivity 30 min documentary about a colombian girl kidnapped by the ELN. Produced, Written & Edited by Felipe Barral Mombeg. Music by Felipe Barral Momberg. 2007 - Agenda Cultural for â€œPanorama Mundial con Patricia Janiotâ€ Since March 2007 Felipe Barral Momberg has produced & edited a 32 seconds segment called â€œAgena Culturalâ€ that showcase cultural events, concerts and fairs in the whole American continent. The segment airs every Friday in the prime time show â€œPanorama Mundial con Patricia Janiotâ€. 2007 - â€œCNN en EspaÃ±ol 10th Anniversary Special Showâ€ Felipe Barral Momberg co-produced the special show that celebrated the 10th anniversary of CNN en EspaÃ±ol. He wrote a long pkgâ€™s that reviewed the stories CNN en EspaÃ±ol covered during those 10 years, and also produce, reported and edited a pkg about what 10 year-old children think about the stories of the next 10 years. 2007 - iPoems Felipe Barral Momberg produced, directed, edited and wrote the music for the iPoems: â€œRevoluciÃ³nâ€, â€œSpread the Wordâ€ & â€œWe Liveâ€. 2006 - Juego de Palabras special show (Play on Words special show) 30 min special show with the best of Barralâ€™s reporting throughout the year. Produced, Written & Edited by Felipe Barral Mombeg. Music by Felipe Barral Momberg. 2006 - Fugatar video clips Felipe Barral Momberg produced, directed & edited the video clips â€œThe Grim Harlequinâ€, â€œThe Dawnâ€ & â€œWe Liveâ€ for his band â€œFugatarâ€. 2006 - Mario Vargas Llosa special Felipe Barral Momberg co-produced the special show that CNN en EspaÃ±ol did about peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa. He wrote 2 pkgâ€™s that reviewed Vargas Llosa both cultural and political profiles and interviewed the author. 2006 - Original pkgâ€™s (On Air) Felipe Barral Momberg produced, reported, wrote and edited more than 120 original pkgâ€™s about art, culture and literature that brought original content to CNN en EspaÃ±ol and CNN Internationalâ€™s air. 2003 - Present Juego de Palabras segment (Play on Words segment) Since 2003 Felipe Barral Momberg produce, host and edit the weekly segment â€œJuego de Palabrasâ€ (â€Play on Wordsâ€) where he talks about art, culture and literature. The segment airs live every Friday in the show â€œEncuentro con Daniel Viottoâ€ on CNN en EspaÃ±ol. 1999 - Nosferatu Felipe Barral Momberg produced, directed, shot and edited the video clip â€œNosferatuâ€ that was released when he wrote the soundtrack for the 1922 silent movie â€œNosferatuâ€ by german master F.W. Muranu. Felipe Barral Momberg released the album with the same name that year. 1998 - MÃºrberon Felipe Barral Momberg produced, directed, shot and edited the video clip â€œMÃºrberonâ€ that was part of the exhibition of the poems and photographs of his book â€œMÃºrberon: el verdadero papel de la poesÃaâ€, published that year. PUBLICATIONS 2008 MAP, STOCK & US The author is working on a trilogy of novels: MAP (de Militares a Pajaritos), STOCK and US (Under Siege). The series is the quest of CNN Journalist Santiago Kovalsky, who first try to leave both the stories about 9/11 (both in Chile and in the United States), but then realized he never can escape his destiny, finding through unique characters the real identity of those who make the world spins. 2008 COPITO & FRIENDS - Childrenâ€™s book series The author is working in a Childrenâ€™s book series designed around characters that his father used to tell him when he was a child. Now Felipe Barral Momberg is telling new stories based on those characters to his own children. 2006 POETRY AS THE INNER LANGUAGE OF THE THOUGHT This is the thesis the author wrote at the end of his Master in Philosophy. Is an essay where he explain why poetry is at the beginning of every thought, and that human beings can only fulfill their potential when they start living without obeying the principle of necessary reason. 2001 AION Book of selected poems that reveals the inner circle that create all my poetry.Ã‰dak Ediciones, Santiago de Chile, 2001. 2000 THE BOOK OF ISAMAR A big collection of poems that includes two books in one. Both poetry works explore the fine line that thought is walking in our times, revealing the union of poetry and philosophy.Ã‰dak Ediciones, Santiago de Chile, 2000. 1998 MÃšRBERON, the True Paper of Poetry Quality and beautiful finished book with 54 poems and 54 photographs of female nude in black and white, all by the same author that explores the eternal theme of love.Ã‰dak Ediciones, Santiago de Chile, 1998. 1998 SLEEP A book of one poem written with the Philosopher Gioconda Secchi Rossini when both get married.Ã‰dak Ediciones, Santiago de Chile, 1998. COMPOSITIONS 2008 MÃšRBERON, the True Paper of Poetry Felipe Barral Momberg is working on a rock symphony composed specially for the bilingual edition of MÃºrberon, that mix both the powerful rock guitar, bass & drum of modern rock with fragile passages of acoustic & classical guitar. The symphony has 3 movements, each of them with 5 parts or songs. 2007 FLORA ELECTRONICA SOUNDTRACK Felipe Barral Momberg composed & recorded the music for the project Flora Electronica, made by students of Ali Mazalekâ€™s Experimental Media class at Georgia Tech. Flora Electronico was part of the Listening Machines 2007 exhibition. Flora Electronica is an electronic garden inhabited by artificial plants equipped with sensors and actuators that acts as a real-time media performance space. 2006 FUGATAR -A Revolution of one- Fugatar is Felipe Barral Mombergâ€™s band. His musical alter ego. All the lyrics, music and art design is done by the artist. A Revolution of One is their first album. 2003 ANALYAâ€™S WEDDING Soundtrack composed for the wedding of Analya CÃ©spedes & Phillip Dupont in Washington, DC. 2002 THE LAST RITE Soundtrack composed for the short movie The Last Rites, by director Miguel Letelier. This film was broadcast on the IFC Channel and several festivals around the world. 2002 THE BEGGER Soundtrack composed for the short movie The Begger, by the director Miguel Letelier, specially to be performed live with the screen of the movie. 1999 NOSFERATU Soundtrack composed for the silent film of the German master F.W. Murnau: Nosferatu (1922); sponsored by the Federal Republic of Germany. Felipe Barral Momberg did a two-month tour performing the music live with the film in 16mm. Ã‰dak Ediciones, Santiago de Chile, 1999. EXHIBITIONS 2006 VASES EXHIBITION First exhibition with the vases that the author is painting. He is pushing the limits of his unique technique, now painting in three dimensional objects. Seven vases were in exhibition at the Juliette Gallery in the Tula Arts Center, in Atlanta. 2003 ARTIST AT THE â€œQUIET PLACES, LOUD THOUGHTSâ€ EXHIBITION First collective exhibition in New York City, as part of the Agora Gallery exhibition â€œQuiet Places, Loud Thoughtsâ€, in the middle of the Soho. Five paintings were displayed. 2002 ARTIST AT THE â€œFRESH!â€ SHOW Live performance at the opening ceremony of Fresh!, a group art showcase presented by Fifth Class, an art collective based in Atlanta, GA. One poem and one photograph of the book â€œMÃºrberonâ€ were included in the exhibition catalogue. 1999 EXHIBITION OF MÃšRBERON Exhibition of the poems and photographs of MÃºrberon at the Art Gallery â€œJoâ€, Santiago, Chile (January, 1999). 1999 EXHIBITION OF MÃšRBERON Exhibition of the poems and photographs of MÃºrberon at the Art Gallery of Marbella Resort; Marbella, Chile (February, 1999). 1999 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION OF MÃšRBERON Virtual exhibition of photographs of MÃºrberon in the web page of the photographic laboratory â€œTechnology Oneâ€ (January to March, 1999). 1996 - 1996 PAINTER FOR DOLMEN BOOKS The author has been the painter for Dolmen Books, doing the covers of the books: â€œEthic and Actionâ€ by Francisco Varela (1996); â€œThe Chilean Enterprise Revolutionâ€ by Cecilia Montero (1997); â€œHuman Formation and Qualificationâ€ by Humberto Maturana and Sima Nisis (1997); and â€œThe Objectivity â€ by Humberto Maturana (1997). 1996 VIRTUAL EXHIBITION OF MY PAINTINGS Individual exhibition in the virtual art gallery of the Web page of the bookstore World Book Centre (1996). 1996 EXHIBITION AT THE GALLERY OF THE ASTONISHMENT Individual exhibition at the â€œGallery of the Astonishmentâ€, a project created by the author installed in the shopping center â€œDrugstore Galleryâ€, Santiago, Chile (1996). 1996 FLASH EXHIBITION OF THE ASTONISHMENT Individual exhibition at the â€œGallery of the Astonishmentâ€, a project created by the author installed in the downtown streets of Santiago, Chile (1996). 1994 EXHIBITION OF POSTAL ART RELATED TO HUIDOBRO Collective exhibition of Postal Art related to the Chilean poet Vicente Huidobro in the Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile (1994). 1991 COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION Collective exhibition in the Medicine Faculty of the University of Chile, Santiago (1991). 1991 â€œOJO CON EL ARTEâ€ EXHIBITION & REVIEW Exhibition of two paintings in the TV program â€œEye with the Artâ€ of National Television, anchored by chilean painter Nemesio AntÃºnez (1991).