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Luis Arambilet

September 16, 1957 -

Angel Luis Arambilet Alvarez ARAMBILET is a writer, screen player, painter, graphic artist, filmmaker and systems engineer.

In the Latin American and Caribbean region, he is considered the creator of the first short story (Artes y Letras [Arts & Literature], 1978) and the first graphical poems (combination of text and graphics- Arte y Cibernetica [Art and Cybernetics], 1978) using computerized linetext art or ASCII art.

Arambilet is included in the XX Century History of Computer Graphics and Digital Art sponsored by ACM SIGGRAPH, presently being compiled by Anna Ursyn from the Department of Visual Arts of the University of Northern Colorado.

Dominican National Literary Award winner for his short stories ("The cayenne petals", 1994) and novel ("Neguri's secret", 2006).


1978 – Short stories trilogy (Artes y Letras)
1993 – The Cayenne's petals (Los pétalos de la cayena, cuentos);Dominican National Literary Prize 1994; ISBN 84-89546-02-9.
1994 – Secret zone (Zona secreta, poemas); ISBN 84-89546-00-2.
1994 – Homo Sapiens; ISBN 84-89546-01-0.
1996 – Quintet (quintento: Cinco historias de las tristes, relatos); ISBN 8489546037
1997 – Insects (Insectos, humor gráfico); ISBN 84-89546-05-3
1999 – Arambilet: Ten years and five series (1989-1999); (Arambilet: Diez años y cinco series, Casa Guayasamín, D.R.)
2000 – The passions book (El libro de las pasiones, poesía); ISBN 99934-0-154-4
2002 – XIX Biennal ELJ (Centro León. Bienal Eduardo León Jimenes). Collective works, D.R.
2002 – Homo Sapiens: Characters to hang (Homo sapiens: Personajes para colgar) Individual exhibition, DPI art gallery, D.R.
2002 – Soul's story (Las historias del alma, guión de TV); ISBN 99934-0-154-4
2002 – Documentary (Miriam Calzada: Montecristi)
2003 – XXII Visual Arts National Biennial (Bienal Nacional de Artes Visuales en el Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo D.R.)
2003 – Documentary (Marcos Lora Read: Kid Kapicúa. Joan Guaita Art, Mallorca, Spain)
2003 – Digital Videography. Arambilet: Series (1983-2003)
2004 – XX Biennial ELJ (Centro León. Bienal Eduardo León Jimenes). Collective works, D.R.
2005 – Neguri's secret (El secreto de Neguri, novela; Editorial Alfaguara); Dominican National Literary Prize 2005. ISBN 99934-0-154-4
2005 – Documentary (El secreto de Neguri). Includes two short films based on Arambilet's novel, by cinematographers Peyi Guzmán and Esteban Martin.
2005 – XXIII Visual Arts National Biennial (Bienal Nacional de Artes Visuales en el Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo D.R.)
2006 – The golden manatee mystery (El misterio del manatí de oro; Screenplay); ISBN 9945-00-050-0
2006 – Guarocuya (Screenplay); ISBN 9945-00-063-2
2006 – Waltz/Vals (Short film. Barlovento CinemArt/24frame/s) Official selection XXI Biennial ELJ, and Rainier International Film Festival (RIFF) 2007.
2006 – Sepiablue/Sepiazul (Short film. Barlovento CinemArt/24frame/s)
2006 – Documentary. (In memoriam: Claudia. Barlovento CinemArt/24frame/s)
2006 – Luck/La suerte (Short film. Barlovento CinemArt/24frame/s) Official Selection and Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film at the San Fernando Valley International Film Festival(VIFFI) 2007.
2006 - Group exhibition: Artes/Miniaturas en portada. Viota Gallery, P.R.; Arte Berry, R.D.
2006 – XXI Biennial ELJ (Centro León. Bienal Eduardo León Jimenes); Santiago, R.D.
2007 – The distant counterbalance of the stars (Screenplay);
2007 – In His image/A imagen y semejanza (Short film. Cinema Barlovento. Official selection XXII Biennial ELJ 2008. Honorable Mention of the Jury)
2008 - Caribbean Kuleshov Effect/ Effecto Kuleshov Caribe (Short film.Cinema Barlovento. Official selection XXII Biennial ELJ 2008)
2009 – Guarocuya (Historical play);ISBN 145053192X
2009 – Colective Works: Saatchi Online; Saatchi Gallery, UK.
2009 – Colective DART-09:Puntos sobre las íes (Dot's on the i's); XIII International Conference Exhibition on Information VisualizationIV09; Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, España
2009 – Colective CGIV09:Puntos sobre las íes (Dot's on the i's); VI International Conference Exhibition on Computer Graphics, Images and Visualization CGIV09; Tianjin, China
2009 – Historias Breves (1988-1998), (Brief Histories Short stories anthology); ISBN 1449527698
2009 – Arambilet: Shorts. XV Short Films Festival, Punta Umbría, Huelva, España. Guest Director.
2010 – Arambilet: Shorts. XVI Spanish and Latin American International Film Festival. Cervantes Institute of Manchester & Leeds, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK. Guest Director.
2010 – The book of passions (El libro de las pasiones), Poetry (Reedition 2010). ISBN:9993401544

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