The lecture will be held in english. Entrance is free.
Louis-Philippe Demers (CA/SG), Bill Vorn (CA) Inferno and Performativity in Robotic Art
Louis-Philippe Demers (CA/SG)
Louis-Philippe Demers, based in Singapore, is teaching at Nanyang Technological University where he is Associate Professor. He recently completed a practice-based Ph.D. concerning issues about machines as performers. As an artist, he has worked on the conception and production of several large-scale interactive robotic installations, so far producing more than 350 machines. His robotics works can be found in theatre, opera, subway stations, art museums, science museums, music events and trade shows.
Bill Vorn (CA)
Bill Vorn, based in Montreal, creates installation and performance projects involving robotics and motion control, sound, lighting, video and cybernetic processes. He builds large-scale environments staging robots and machines as sole actors. He teaches Electronic Arts in the Department of Studio Arts at Concordia University (Intermedia program). He makes Electronic Music whenever he has a chance.