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The Improvising Eye: Utopia

Mauricio Martinez

Published: 2010-08-30

VIDEO: Part 5 of 5 in a documentary series examining the ICASP project's research, objectives, and progress to date. An overview and brief summary of the social significance of improvisation is the focus of this entry in the series. TEXT: An artist's statement by creator Mauricio Martinez.

Available Files

  • Part5Utopia-MMH264.mp4

    134 MB | video/mp4

  • improvising_eye_artist_statement.pdf

    58 KB | application/pdf


Listening itself, an improvisative act engaged in by everyone, announces a practice of active engagement with the world, where we sift, interpret, store and forget, in parallel with action and fundamentally articulated with it ("Mobilitas Animi" 113).

– George E. Lewis