Martín Farías


Martín has a PhD in Music from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, a Master's degree in Musicology from the University of Chile and is a Music Teacher at the Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación. Completed the Master's Degree in Theory and Practice in Creative Documentary at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. His work and activity as a researcher focuses on the links between music, cinema and theatre. He has published books such as; Encantadores de serpientes: músicos de teatro en Chile 1988-2011 (2012), Reconstruyendo el Sonido de la Escena: Músicos de Teatro en Chile 1947-1987 (2014) and most recently published Ruidos-Imágenes-Voces: The musical documentary in post-dictatorship Chile (2019). In addition to academic writing such as book chapters, articles and he has presented at multiple conferences on these topics. In the field of audiovisual production, Martin has co-directed documentaries focused on music, theatre and politics: Closer to the Light (2014); about the experiences of street theatre workers in the city of Santiago, Northern Song (2017); about a Chilean tropical music band from the 1970s and Our Voices Resound (2018); about the experiences of a political choir in the city of Edinburgh. As a musician he has worked for more than 10 years composing original music for theatre and audiovisual productions.