Centre for Cultural Sudies, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK. Research programme Communication in a Digital Age of the Piet Zwart Institute, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam University, NL.
Aymeric Mansoux (FR) is an artist, musician and media researcher.
In 2003, he founded GOTO10 with Thomas Vriet, a non profit organization and artist collective, with the goal to promote the use and support of free software in electronic music and media art creation. Aymeric has been active in the collective until 2010 and initiated several projects such as: ‘make art’, a yearly international no nonsense festival for software artists using and writing free software; ‘Puredyne’, a popular live GNU/Linux distribution for media art and design and the ‘FLOSS+Art’ publication, the first collection of essays on FLOSS and digital art production.
Hi latest collaboration is ‘Naked on Pluto’, a Facebook game that deals with issues around centralized, commercial, black box social networks.
Since 2009, he is core tutor and co-supervisor of study for the networked media branch of the Media Design and Communication Master of the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam (NL). Aymeric is also a PhD student at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London (UK), researching online art and design communities, free culture licenses and distributed collaboration.