The aim of the workshop is to examine and demonstrate ways of building interactive installation and performance art projects.

Participants will use some of the tools that are common in Marcel.lí’s work: interactive video, interactive sound and corporal and spatial interfaces. The laboratory will use various software and hardware devices, including Arduino, Pure Data, GEM, with a view to demonstrating the production potential of these tools.

Dates of the workshop: From 7 – 11 March, 2011

Times: the workshop will run continuously from 11 am to 7 pm with a class period from 11 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 7 pm.

Price: €60

Participants: maximum 30 people

Enrolment: Anyone wishing to participate should send their Curriculum Vitae and a short dossier of recent work by post, e-mail or fax.

Deadline for application: 24 February.

Participants will be awarded a certificate at the end of the workshop.

Marcel-lí Antunez

Internationally recognised as one of the key figures in electronic art and dramatic experimentation, Marcel.lí’s career has spanned a 30-year period. During this time he has developed an entirely personal and iconoclastic visual universe, in which he reflects on the systems of artistic production.

Since the 1980s, Antúnez’s work has displayed an interest in the human condition and the fears and the desires of the individual. He first developed this theme with the tribal performances of La Fura dels Baus and subsequently in his solo career, through work that offers complex systems, often becoming uncategorised hybrids.

Marcel.lí has produced installations and performance art in museums, galleries, theatres and unconventional spaces in over 40 different countries. These include the Musée Europienne de la Photographie de la Ville de Paris, the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, the DAF in Tokyo, the MACBA in Barcelona and the ZDB in Lisbon.

Antúnez has also received a number of prizes and distinctions: First prize at the Festival Etrange, Paris 1994, Best New Media, Noveau Cinéma Noveaux Médias, Montreal 1999, Max Prize for New Theatre, Spain 2001, FAD Prize 2001 Barcelona. He also received a special mention at the Prix Ars Electronica 2003 and the Ciutat de Barcelona prize in the multimedia category in 2004.

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