YANKO DEL PINO

YANKO DEL PINO

Yanko del Pino graduated in Comunication in UNISINOS University, Brazil.
Actually He studies masters in Comunication at UNIA Andalucia, Spain.
He lives in Copacabnana, Rio de Janeiro and works with animation and documentaries.

web : http://www.yankodelpino.kit.net

WOLFRAM GRUSS

WOLFRAM GRUSS

Wolfram Gruss was born in 1980 in Alzenau, Germany. Aged 14, he started producing electronic music, later under the renowned label PNFA. Coming from a family of sculptors and artists, he is also attracted to visual art. Since 2004, he has studied visual production at the Technology Institute of the University of Darmstadt.

web : http://www.pnfa.net

VIRGINIE YASSEF

VIRGINIE YASSEF

Virginie Yassef, the French video artist, was born in 1970 in Grasse, in France. In 2000, she obtained a diploma from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris. In 2006, she won the Residency program awarded by the AFAA de la ville de Paris, Location One in New York in the United States for a four-month stay.
Since 1998,Virginie Yassef has taken part in about eighty exhibitions in France, the USA, Brazil, Austria, Germany, Belgium, Japan, England, Bosnia Herzegovina, and in Croatia.
She takes a childish pleasure in uncovering the strange beauty of the world that surrounds us. In her videos, simple gestures appear burlesque and ordinary street scenes become poetic. 

web : http://www.galerie-vallois.com

TSUI KUANG YU

TSUI KUANG YU

TSUI Kuang-Yu, born in Taiwan in 1974, lives and works in Amsterdam.
Graduated from the National Taipei University of the Arts, TSUI has won the 1th Taishin Arts Award "Jury's Special Award" in 2003 and represented Taiwan in Venice Biennial in 2005.
He also participated in Taipei Biennial in 2004, Liverpool and Werkleitz Biennials in 2006, Contour Biennial in 2007, and several other international exhibitions.
This video artist records his short cuts, in repeated actions, without emotion and absurd at first glance, but that always brings a reflection on our relation to the world. Currently he is working on an ongoing urban project and diving to discover more invisible cities in the world. 

 

TIM WHITE SOBIESKI

TIM WHITE SOBIESKI

Internationnaly renowned (exhibits at the papesse palace in sienna, the art center in salamanca and the fine arts museum in santander), this newy-yorker is creating one of the largest video installations in october 2005 for louis Vuitton.
Mixing abstraction to urban reality, Tim's universe is hypnotic...

web : http://www.white-sobieski.com

TILL NOWAK

TILL NOWAK

Till Nowak was born in Bonn, Germany in 1980.In 1999, he started his studio "frameboX" where he creates his own art as well as work for creative agencies. He studied visual communication at the University Institute of Mainz from 2000-2005. He has received over 35 international awards in festivals such as Annecy and the AF1 Fest Hollywood, mostly for his short film "Delivery".

web : http://www.framebox.de/delivery.htm

THIERRY BOUET

THIERRY BOUET

In 1983 this french photographer undertook an independent career and started to work with various publications and newspapers such as Vogue, Marie-Claire, L'Egoïste, Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar, Elle (USA), and Libération.
In 2000, Thierry Bouet was acclaimed as one of the five best photographers in the world by GQ Magazine. Bouet's photographs, moving or, sometimes, cruel, provide a deep and ample message to better grasp the characters who are lacking neither in mystery nor in nostalgia, according to their diverse characteristics.
For the past several years, Thierry Bouet has been entering places, events and communities in their diversity, seeking to establish and fixate their fractures as well as their abilities to summon up dreams and transposing them onto film.
Thierry Bouet has also had many solo and group shows, and a great number of his photographs appear regularly in the press as well as in audio-visual media.

web : http://www.thierrybouet.com/

TAKEO HATAI

TAKEO HATAI

Born in 1968, Takeo Hatai, graduated as a draughtsman from the School of Visual Art in Osaka and thereafter in animation and computer graphics from the Faculty of Data Processing in Kobe. He makes animation advertising films and 3D computer graphics as a director for "Animation Staff Room", the most prestigious studio of animation advertising in Japan.
Since 2003 he has also run his own Parisian studio,"the pivot", with which he recently produced advertising films for Honda, Nike or Shiseido. Nominated or rewarded by several prizes, Takeo Hatai's movies are regularly selected in the artistic events like Onedotzero,Siggraph, Imagina or Shots. 

web : http://www.lepivot.com

STEFAN RINGELSCHWANDTNER

STEFAN RINGELSCHWANDTNER

Stefan Ringelschwandtner was born in Dresden, Germany in 1978. He has been committed to the media scene making 3D animations and other works, since 1996. In 2002, Stefan enrolled as a student in the HFG Offenbach Academy of Art and Design, where he has concentrated on making music videos and abstract images.

web : http://www.ringelschwandtner.com/

SSSR

SSSR

The SSSR's stood up with their unique lyrical, dark and retro graphics, mixing drawings, natural photo shoots, 3D and puppets.

web : http://www.passion-pictures.com

SQUINT OPERA

SQUINT OPERA

Squint/Opera is an award-winning video production studio specializing in short architectural films and urban projects. Squint/Opera produces films that go beyond habitual 3D animation, combining humour and narrative with engaging visual concepts and imaginative illustration.

web : http://www.squintopera.com/

SKOLTZ KOLGEN

SKOLTZ KOLGEN

Skoltz Kolgen is a duo of artists from Quebec composed of Dominique Skoltz and Herman W. Kolgen; they live and work in Montréal. These rigorous and disturbing artists focus on the relationship between sound and image. Their many-pronged work encompasses cinematic works, installations, performances, and photographic objects, using both image and sound.

web : http://www.skoltzkolgen.com

SIMON ELLIS

SIMON ELLIS

Simon graduated from Nottingham Trent University (Fine Art BA Hons) in 1995,specialising in stills photography. He has written and directed many short films and music videos since then, resulting in 400+ screenings on the international festival circuit, many awards, various invitations to festival juries, and a number of retrospective programmes worldwide.He is currently in post-production on his first feature film.

web : http://www.bubtowers.com

SEMICONDUCTOR

SEMICONDUCTOR

UK artists Ruth Jarman and Joe Gerhardt make up the team of Semiconductor. Since 1999, they have worked with digital animation to transcend the constraints of time, scale and natural forces.They explore the world beyond human experience, questioning our very existence.

web : http://www.semiconductorfilms.com

SABINE MASSENET

SABINE MASSENET

A parisian artist, Sabine Massenet was awarded the digital art grant from the scam in 2003 for "361° of hapiness". her work has been showed at the french film library, the nemo festival and the "inventaire contemporain" at the national gallery of the jeu de paume.
Inspired by advertising and media, she examines texts and transforms them to emphasize the perverse poetic aspects of her recurrent theme: the portait. 

mail : smassenet@free.fr

ROMAIN KRONENBERG

ROMAIN KRONENBERG

Romain Kronenberg was born in 1975. After studies in theology and music in Geneva, he worked for four years at Ircam. He conceives and produces sound environments and composes music for dance, theatre, and fine arts (Ugo Rondinone, Pierre Huyghe, Thierry Kuntzel, Melik Ohanian?). He also creates his own work using video, and creates video installations (Drone Dawn, Festina Lente?) and sound performances.

web : http://r.kronenberg.free.fr/

PLEIX

PLEIX

Pleix is a French artistic collective composed of seven people: they come from the fields of graphics and electronic music production. Personal work is produced alongside advertising and clip projects. In its vidéos as in its graphic work, concetntrating on specific social factors, Pleix develops a critical vision of a futuristic universe. 

web : http://www.pleix.net

PHOTON SHEPERDS

PHOTON SHEPERDS

Photon Shepherds is a collective of visual artists founded in 2002. Its members are Taiyo Nagano(Japan), David Vigh(Hungary), Gregory Mckneally(USA), Gabor Fabricius(Hungary) and Kay Shi (Korea). Design post-production and animation are all part of the collective's activities.

web : http://www.photonshepherds.com

PER HÜTTNER

PER HÜTTNER

The Swedish photographer Per Hüttner offers an investigation into life's most crucial moments, sources of violence and of vulnerability. He believes that each human being?s body is a place of suffering, of pleasure and of joy, and he uses photography as a means and as a tool to observe it in its total nakedness.
Per Hüttner's experience and his investigations have been the subject of many important one-man exhibitions among which were "I am a Curator" in the Chisenhale gallery in London in 2005, "Repetitive Time" in the Kunstmuseum in Göteborg in 2006, "Democracia y deseo" in the Vacio 9 gallery in Madrid, "Xiao Yao You" in the art museum Guangdong in Guangzhou in 2006, "Tundro" in the Contemporary Art Gallery of the National Museum in Szczccin, Poland in 2006. Per Hüttner has taken part in over a hundred group shows in Europe, in the USA, in Canada and in Asia.

web : http://www.perhuttner.com