The Jury of NTAA elected Nihil ex Nihilo, the work of Félix Luque as the 2012 award winner! The public price was awarded to two works: Static by Wim Janssen and Euthanasia Coaster by Julijonas Urbonas. More on www.ntaa.be
Félix Luque Sánchez
Félix Luque Sánchez (Oviedo, 1976°) works in the field of new media art. He has exhibited his works in art institutions such as Transmediale (Berlin), Ars Electronica (Linz), iMAL (Brussels), LABoral (Gijón), BÒLIT Centre d'Art Contemporani. (Girona). Le Cube (Paris). CCCB (Barcelona).
He has been nominated for major international new media awards like transmediale 2010 (Berlin-Germany). The Multimedia Award from the Liedts-Meesen Fondation (Gent-Belgium). Ars Electronica 2010 (Linz-Austria), for which he received an Honorary Mention.
He has received a number of scholarships, including a Phonos grant for audiovisual and musical production for young artists (2002-2004), the Digital Art scholarship of the Belgian’s French Community of Belgium (2008-2009), the “oficina de proyectos” grant from LABoral (2008) and a production grant from VIDA 13.0 “Fundación Telefónica” (2010).
From 2001 to 2007, he was a faculty member at IUA, the Audiovisual Institute at the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) in Barcelona, carrying out didactic and technical functions at the university's Digital Arts Master and Postgraduate Programme of Musical Composition with New Technologies.
He is also engaged with sound design and the development of customized technologies, electronics and software, for Kris Verdonck’s Theater company: A Two Dogs Company.
He currently lives in Brussels.
This 31st March 2017, Le Pass (Scientific Adventure Park, Frameries) is opening its WOW ZONE, a new space dedicated to digital culture. Five interactive artworks have been selected following a call for projects, to be exhibited for the next five years in the WOW ZONE.
Among these five pieces, two have been through a residency at iMAL....
In March 2017, iMAL and Packed start a two-year research collaboration funded by Innoviris, the Brussels Institute for Research and Innovation to develop methods, tools and services for the preservation of digital-born content, as well as their public access through a new kind of media library for digital artefacts.
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In the continuation of the symposium Blockchain.Fact.Fiction.Future and its hacklab in November 2016, a Brussels community emerged : BlockchainFFF. Gathering developers, artists, designers, activists,...its goal is to continue exploring the blockchain and to develop projects. The first meeting will happen this Saturday 10 December, from 13:00 to 18:00 at iMAL !