Maria Almena

Maria Almena is a Creative director and Art Curator with 15 years of experience creating unique experiential events with a strong focus in interactive installations and media performance art. She is the founder and Creative director of the pioneering London based creative studio, Kimatica as well as founder and art curator for Community for Social Interest company Art in Flux London. Furthermore, she works as a costume and character designer for different clients in the events and advertising sector.

Selected Past Clients: Instagram, British Council, Veuve Clicquot, Tate Museum, Smirnoff, Nissan, Cadbury, MTV, Barbican Centre, St Johns Hospital, Marriott and Mandrake Hotels, Contraband, Golin and Seen Presents Agencies and many festivals such as Glastonbury, Wilderness, Jerusalem, Lightwaves, BCN LLum and Science Athens festival.

Kimatica is a London-based creative studio specialised in creating avant-garde immersive digital experiences by fusing live performance, interactive technology and the human form. Their art statement explores concepts of human consciousness and perception, and endorses the sublimation of transcendental ideas to a modern audience. We also offer our skills and vision to commercial clients, where we translate our concepts and ideas into more accessible experiences that connect with a wider public.

Their past clients included: British Council, Tate Museum, MTV, Barbican Centre, Instagram, Veuve Clicquot, Facebook, Wilderness and Glastonbury festival, amongst others.

Real-time Generative Media Art Practice

The session will include artists who use real-time and interactive media in their art practices. The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion.

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Anders Langlands

Anders Langlands

Theo Jones, Nathan Walster and Manne Öhrström

Theo Jones, Nathan Walster and Manne Öhrström

Ben Jones

Ben Jones

Mark Flanagan

Mark Flanagan

Alex Webster

Alex Webster

Bianca Cirdei

Bianca Cirdei

Tom Minor

Tom Minor

William Stocks

William Stocks

Brenda Ximena Roldan-Romero

Brenda Ximena Roldan-Romero

Oliver Gingrich

Oliver Gingrich

Maria Almena

Maria Almena

Tom Morledge

Tom Morledge

Kevin McDowell

Kevin McDowell

Matt Carroll

Matt Carroll

Ben Radcliffe

Ben Radcliffe

Usman Riaz & Jeff Wexler

Usman Riaz & Jeff Wexler

Georgina Hurcombe

Georgina Hurcombe

Ian Fellows & Craig Tonks

Ian Fellows & Craig Tonks

Shelley Page

Shelley Page

Ross Burgess

Ross Burgess

Chris Drew & Tom Box

Chris Drew & Tom Box