Jaime de los RiosBasque Country
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.