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Jaime de los Rios

Basque Country
born: 1982
discipline: multimedia
residency city: Wrocław

The founder of the Open Laboratory of Art and Science ARTEK. In his work he connects new media art and digital technology. In Wrocław he was exploring a communication phenomenon and the changes brought about by the development of social platforms. In addition he led workshops at the Audiovisual Technology Centre. During his residency he presented a programme based on social media and enabling the citizens of Wrocław and San Sebastian to communicate via mosaics created from Polish and Basque words. In collaboration with Ainara LeGardon – also participating in the residency programme – he created a multimedia installation “Poktploketc” – an algoritmic piece of art made of pictorial geometrical structures and sounds recorded in the old special effects room at the Audiovisual Technology Centre.