(EN) Mattia Casalegno (IT/US) is a new media artist whose works are driven by a constant research on the relations and connections linking the fiels of information (in-forms, to give form), biology (bio-logos, discourse on living) and ecology (in the batesonian term), pointing on the centrality of code as a tool and metaphor of his poetic.
Co-founder of the project Kinotek, a seminal VJing and new media group collective based in Rome, Mattia has taken part in many international festivals. Upon moving to Brussels, he got involved in several productions for Villa Eugenie and Cimatics (BE). He is currently attending the Design | Media Arts graduate program at the University of California, Los Angeles.
(FR) Mattia Casalegno est un artiste numérique dont les travaux sont conduits par une recherche constante sur les relations et liaisons entre l'information, la biologie et l'écologie, pointant sur la centralité du code en tant qu’outil et métaphore de sa poétique.
Co-fondateur du projet Kinotek, un groupe collectif de VJing et nouveaux médias basé à Rome, Mattia a pris part à de nombreux festivals internationaux. Dès son arrivée à Bruxelles, il a participé à plusieurs productions pour Villa Eugénie et Cimatics (BE). Il suit actuellement le programme d'études supérieures Design | Media Arts à l'Université de Californie, Los Angeles.
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 !