Optofonica Laboratory for Immersive Art-Science, Amsterdam
Italian media artist and architect, lives and works in Amsterdam (NL). Her work involves the creation of sensorial and perceptual mechanisms in immersive and augmented environments. Her artistic investigation examines how patterns of consciousness, perception and identity emerge in such settings. Over the last years she has been specifically interested in a field of research concerning the ‘Body as Interface’.
She has been artist in residence at Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Netherlands Media Art Institute/NIMK, STEIM: Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music, M4gastatelier (Amsterdam, NL), V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media (Rotterdam, NL), [ars]numerica (Montbeliard, FR) and Claudio Buziol Foundation (Venice, IT).
Her interactive installations, which are at the intersection of architecture and performance art, have been exhibited and presented internationally. She received the 'First Prize' at VIDA 13.0: Art & Artificial Life International Competition (Madrid, SP 2010), 'Art Division Excellence Prize' at 11th Japan Media Arts Festival (Tokyo, JP 2007), 'Honorary Mention' at Prix Ars Electronica, Interactive Art (Linz, AT 2011 and 2007) and VIDA 9.0 (Madrid, SP 2006).
She is part of the core group of Optofonica Laboratory for Immersive ArtScience (Amsterdam). Since 2007 she has been teaching at the Frank Mohr Institute, Interactive Media Environment Department (Groningen, NL).
Member of the jury for Prix Ars Electronica, Interactive Art 2008, Prix Ars Electronica, Hybrid Art 2009 and CYNETART competition (Dresden, DE 2010).