Sommerer, Christa & Mignonneau, Laurent

Sommerer Christa y Mignonneau Laurent

Pioneers in the research and development of systems of artificial and interactive life applied to the world of art, especially in the field of interactive installations. Currently, they are professors of interface culture at the University of Art and Design, Linz, Austria, and at the IAMAS (International Academy of Media Arts and Sciences) in Gifu, Japan. Winners of numerous prizes, among which are the Golden Nica, ARS Electronica 1994.

Their work has been exhibited at the George Pompidou Centre, the Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki, the Ars Electronica Centre and the Inter Communication Center Gallery of Tokyo, among others.

They live and work between Kyoto and Linz.

Their work in BEEP Collection: “Portrait on the fly”