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Rafael Lozano-Hemmer * 1967 in Mexico, lives in Montréal

A major figure on the electronic arts scene, Lozano-Hemmer creates interactive installations at the intersection of urbanism, architecture, and performance. His interactive platforms subvert technologies such as robotics, surveillance devices, and networking systems.

"Electronic artist, develops interactive installations that are at the intersection of architecture and performance art. His main interest is in creating platforms for public participation, by perverting technologies such [...]

A major figure on the electronic arts scene, Lozano-Hemmer creates interactive installations at the intersection of urbanism, architecture, and performance. His interactive platforms subvert technologies such as robotics, surveillance devices, and networking systems.

"Electronic artist, develops interactive installations that are at the intersection of architecture and performance art. His main interest is in creating platforms for public participation, by perverting technologies such as robotics, computerized surveillance or telematic networks. Inspired by phantasmagoria, carnival and animatronics, his light and shadow works are "antimonuments for alien agency".In 1989 he received a B.Sc. in Physical Chemistry from Concordia University in Montréal, Canada."

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