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Exhibitions and performances

2017

The Blind Spot

Creative Tech Week

New York

 

The Vision Machine

Sónar +D

Hong Kong

 

Two Systems

Angewandte Innovation Lab

Vienna, Austria

2016

Barcelona 2017

EAC

Montevideo

Homs

Awkward Consequence

Bloop Festival

K11 Art Mall

Ibiza, Spain

Hong Kong

ISEA 2016

Hong Kong

Walrus

ISEA 2016

Hong Kong

2015

5500

School of the Arts

Montevideo

Foreign Helper s

Osage

Hong Kong

Trace Pavilion

Macao Foundation of the Arts

Macao

Two Systems

The Age of Experience

Hong Kong

2013

Lituania Lituania

UDELAR

Montevideo

Celebra

ISEA 2013

Sydney, Australia

FADU

Montevideo

Critical Point

CMMR 2013

Marseille, France

2012

Homo

Ingeniería de Muestra

Montevideo

Son

Studio 99

Redmond, WA

Celebra

ProCiencia

Montevideo

Ingeniería de Muestra

Montevideo

Aragón

Museum of Migrations

Montevideo

Programmed Video

InspiraTV

Montevideo

2011

Net

Ingeniería de Muestra

Montevideo

Ilumina

Narkolepsy

Grenoble, France

SON

MNAV

Montevideo

Nibia

Museo de la Memoria

Montevideo

Celebra,

EAC

Montevideo

2010

VJ

OpenPark

Montevideo

VideoMapping

Ingeniería de Muestra

Montevideo

Aragón

Al Pie de la Muralla

Montevideo

Nibia

Subte

Montevideo

Sinatras

Lindolfo

Montevideo

Critical Point

Australasian Computer Music Conference

Canberra, Australia

CHI 2010

Atlanta, GA

10'

Sala Zitarrosa

Montevideo

Chicas Japonesas

Lotus

Montevideo

Ribbons

Panorámica

Buenos Aires

2009

Live Cinema

Santa Tecla

Tarragona, Spain

Chicas Japonesas

Teatro Solís

Montevideo

Critical Point

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble

Pittsburgh, PA

La Saga

Lindolfo

Montevideo

Ribbons

Planetario

Montevideo

MUX

Museos en la Noche

Montevideo

2006

Solar

BJ

Montevideo

Amelia

Linterna Mágica

Montevideo

2002

Sino

Goethe Institut

Montevideo

2001

Undertubis

Engelman-Ost

Montevideo

Teaching

School of Creative Media, CityU (Hong Kong)

2017

Art and Mathematics

2016–present

Physical Computing and Tangible Media

2015–present

Perception and Cognition in Art and Design

2015

Hardware hacking

2015

Artists in Labs

2014–2015

Creative Media Studio 3

2014–present

Robotic Art


Engineering School, UDELAR (Uruguay)

2013

Interaction workshop

2008–2009

Videogames and Interactive Technologies

2007–2010

Advanced Web applications

2006–2012

Advanced Computer Graphics

2004–2006

Workshop on Computer Graphics

2002–2013

Human-Computer Interaction

2002–2004

Computer Languages Theory

Tomás Laurenzo is an artist and academic who works with both physical and digital media exploring the artistic construction of meaning and its relation with power and politics.

With a background in both computer science and art, Laurenzo's work spans across different practices and interests, including Human-Computer Interaction, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality. 

His artistic production is also diverse and includes installations, interactive art, music, live cinema, and digital lutherie. His artworks and performances have been shown in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Oceania.

Since 2014, he is Assistant Professor at the School of Creative Media of the City University of Hong Kong.

Before relocating to Hong Kong, he worked as associate professor (now on leave) at University of the Republic (Uruguay), where he founded and directed the medialab –Laboratorio de medios– of the Engineering School. He also worked as Associate Researcher at the Center for Basic Research of the School of Psychology, Visiting Professor at the School of Architecture and Design, as well as being fellow of both the National Agency of Research (ANII) and the PEDECIBA program, the main funding institutions in Uruguay.

Laurenzo has also performed artistic and academic activities in several institutions including Microsoft Research, Carnegie Mellon University, Brunel University, and INRIA, among others.

He has several publications, mainly in the areas of New Media Art, and HCI.

He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science (advised by Dr. Alvaro Cassinelli, University of Tokyo). His Ph.D. thesis is available online.


Invited talks and workshops (excluding conferences)

2017

Art as a Political Activity

Talk

Creative Tech week

New York

2016

Virtual Reality Performances

Workshop

Microwave and K11 Art Foundation

Hong Kong

Art and Dissent

Talk

Autonomous University of Mexico State

Toluca, Mexico

Data, Information, Art, Politics

Talk

SPICED Academy

Berlin

2015

AAVS

Workshop

Architectural Association Visiting School

Hong Kong

New Media, Art, and Periphery

Talk

Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana

Azcapotzalco, Mexico.

Data Representation

Talk

Architectural Association Visiting School

A Video Mapping Distributed System

Talk

ITP Camp, NYU

New York

Hacking Art

Talk

Volumetric Society of New York

New York

The garden of non-forking paths

Talk

SCM

Hong Kong

2014

The power of (interaction) design

Talk

DOIT Taiwan Open Innovations Festival

Taipei

OpenFrameworks and Kinect

Talk

ITP Camp, NYU

New York

Introduction to Humans

Talk

ITP Camp, NYU

New York

Retrospective

Talk

NY LASER

New York

Interaction and Industrial Design

Talk

School of Design

Montevideo

HCI and psychology

Talk

School of Psychology

Montevideo

2013

The perceptual cloud

Talk

Universidad Autónoma del
Estado de México

Toluca, Mexico

The office of the future.

Talk

ALFA

Montevideo

2012

Facing Interaction

Talk

Microsoft Research

Redmond, WA

2011

Nexo project

Talk

School of Engineering

Montevideo

Dorkbot Paris

Talk

Dorkbot

Paris

Design and interaction

Talk

Hyper Island

Stockholm

Interaction Design: Theory and Prospective

Talk

School of Design

Montevideo

Nexo Project

Talk

EFI

Montevideo

2010

Interaction design and Architecture.

Talk

School of Architecture

Montevideo

New media art in an Engineering School

Talk

El Faro

Montevideo

New media art

Talk

EAC

Montevideo

Nibia and Hierba

Talk

Dorkbot

Montevideo

Art and informatics

Talk

School of Engineering

Montevideo

Interaction Design: Theory and Prospective

Talk

ORT

Montevideo

Interaction Design: Theory and Prospective

Talk

School of Design

Montevideo

2009

Critical Point

Talk

JIIO 2009

Montevideo

New trends in Interaction Design

Talk

World Usability Day

Montevideo

New media art in Uruguay

Talk

Medialab Prado

Madrid

2008

Processing.inc

Talk

Dorkbot

Montevideo

New media art

Workshop

InfoART (IPA),

Montevideo

code+art.

Seminar

MNAV

Montevideo

Interaction Design .

Course

IMM

Montevideo

Some new media artworks

Talk

JIIO

Montevideo

2007

Interaction Design.

Talk

Montevideo

Music and Interaction

Talk

School of Music

Montevideo

2005

Escala website

Talk

AUGM

Santa Fe, Argentina

2003

Web Design

Course

IMM

Montevideo

Art at INCO?

Talk

JIIO

Montevideo

Tools and algorithms for graphs visualizations.

Talk

JIIO

Montevideo

AI and robotics at INCO

Talk

JIIO

Montevideo