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Caen Botto

Caen Botto (Universomente) (ARG/ES), lives and works in Spain, is an intermedia artist - composer, developer of interactive software, installations, immersive environments and audiovisual performances.

Caen Botto (Universomente) (ARG/ES), born in Buenos Aires (1970), lives and works in Spain, is an intermedia artist - composer, developer of interactive software, installations, immersive environments and audiovisual performances. In 2000, he created Universomente ­ an independent laboratory dedicated to the research and production of experimental audiovisual techniques for interactive communication (http://universomente.xicnet.com). He is also a founder and producer of Optiq Syndicate, an online distribution platform for new media art (2002 ­ 2003) (http://optiq.xicnet.com); co-founder and manager of Gipsy Films, multimedia lab specialising in audiovisual performance in real time, Barcelona (2002 ­ 2003) (http://gipsy.xicnet.com); a member of the IIESMUMD (Institute for Experimental Research of Digital Media Sound and Music), New Technologies and Communication Research Center; School of Computer and Communication Sciences; Universidad de Morón, Buenos Aires (1998 ­ 2000). His recent projects include: CODE: The Mechanics of the Spell, an interactive installation commissioned by FACT and LJMU (Liverpool John Moores University) (2006) (http://hci-fun.org.uk); Il Pikolo cirko di pulga virtualis, multimodal performance presented as part of GA (Generative Art Symposium), Milano (2002); Butterflystorm, telematic interactive installation exhibited in at III Muestra de arte Sonoro y Visual, Barcelona and El Atajo, Buenos Aires (2002).

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