LEA New Media Exhibition
Focus On: Stanza
Curator: Jeremy Hight
Senior Curators: Lanfranco Aceti and Christiane Paul
LEA Editorial Assistant: Ebru Surek
Stanza explores the realms of interactivity and networked spaces by using real-time data from security tracking data –such as CCTV cameras. Stanza’s artworks in LEA New Media Exhibition are participatory digital works and installations that manipulate real-time information to create real time interpretations of social spaces.
Stanza is an internationally recognized artist, who has been exhibiting worldwide since 1984. His artworks have won prestigious painting prizes and ten first prize art awards including: Vida Life 6.0 First Prize, SeNef Grand Prix, Videobrasil First Prize. Stanza’s art has also been rewarded with a prestigious Nesta Dreamtime Award, an Arts Humanities Creative Fellowship and a Clarks bursary award. His artworks have been exhibited globally with over fifty exhibitions in the last five years including:- Venice Biennale: Victoria Albert Museum: Tate Britain: Mundo Urbano Madrid, New Forest Pavilion Artsway, State Museum, Novorsibirsk. Biennale of Sydney, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo Mexico, Plymouth Arts Centre, ICA London, Sao Paulo Biennale. His mediums include painting, video, prints, generative artworks and installations. Stanza is an expert in arts technology, CCTV, online networks, touch screens, environmental sensors, and interactive artworks. Recurring themes throughout his career include the urban landscape, surveillance culture and alienation in the city.
Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA), ISSN No: 1071-4391
LEA International Curatoriate:
Lanfranco Aceti & Christiane Paul (Senior Curators), Jeremy Hight (New Media Curator), Vince Dziekan (Digital Media Curator)
Sensity, 2009, Stanza, Video.(All images and video material are the copyright of the artist and cannot be used or altered in any way without the express consent of the artist.)
Sonicity, 2009, Stanza, Video.(All images and video material are the copyright of the artist and cannot be used or altered in any way without the express consent of the artist.)