Lucas Bambozzi is a multimedia artist based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His works are constituted by pieces dealing with media in a wide variety of formats, such as installations, single channel videos, short films and interactive projects.
In this interview Lucas explains intentions behind ArteMov festival, about locative media, usage of open systems as alternative, sharing and dissemination of knowledge and about commission winning CultureRobot project at 2009 festival.
CultureRobot 4.0 was exhibited at Culture Center â€œ104â€? during Artemov festival in Belo Horizonte between 11th and 14th November. Workshops where local participants could expand their understanding on the urban space they live in and create audio and video materials collected during walks in the metropolitan area was part of Electronica festival, happening one week before Artemov in the same venue. Material aggregated and edited during this workshops was used to create materials presented on the map for CR 4.0 installation. CultureRobot creators Ricardo Palmieri and Kruno JoÅ¡t were joined by Paloma Oliveira and Mateus Knelsen in CR4.0.
CR 4.0 installation
Selected between 60 applications, CR4.0 won Artemov’s locative media competition juried by Lucas Bambozzi and others.Â Artemov, a festival sponsored by mobile giant Vivo, is an event that for 4 years creates space for video artist and every two years presents new tendencies in the sphere of locative media artworks. It is consisted of videos produced on mobile phones, video installations, talks and presentations and weekend evening programs with audio visual performances.
The Sling constitutes a platform of interface for convergence of the actions of collective autonomous worker and nets of action in Belo Horizonte, devoted to the tecno-cultural innovation and the democratization of the media (for â€œI hurl itâ€? of these actions). The functioning of the Sling intends to propitiate sharing of resources and knowledge and convergence of objectives and methods, to extend the participant effectiveness of the actions of the people and organizations. These agents if join as umaConfederaÃ§Ã£o of interested Independent Groups in the production and change of experiences and knowledge and that they are in accordance with the principles of functioning of the Sling. (translated by G)