Motomichi is an artist from Brooklyn, NY, whose Japanese still echo through in his character designs. He makes animations and performs as a VJ.
Motomichi creates a variety of characters and animations, which have been shown around the world in exhibitions. These include Sundance Digital Film Festival, Pictoplasma, the Res Festival and Neuberger Museum of Art in New York.
His characters seem to represent the perfect union of opposing forces like good and evil, darkness and light. Using only black, red and white graphic elements, jolts of razor sharp editing, combined with a minimalist approach to design Motomichi yields maximum impact. With these elements he creates powerful visual statements about the world we live in.
François Vogel is a Parisian director has been creating arresting visuals for the better part of a decade.
François Vogel’s crazy audiovisual inventions come from the experiments he has conducted with cameras and from his work in digital arts. He manipulates images and concepts, by twisting them like clay (“Cuisine”, “Tournis”, “Trois petits chats”), or by fragmenting them like crystal (“Rue Francis”, “Faux plafond”, “Les Crabes”).
Ignazio Lucenti EVER
Still frame from “I O I O I O “, the work by Ignazio Lucenti presented at Video Sound Art Exhibition 2012.
Ignazio Lucenti is a designer of Sicilian origin who lives and works in Milan. In 2007 he was one of the founders of Patamagazine, a magazine on the contamination of art and design that was awarded the ADI selection for the Compasso d’Oro. After training at various design studios, he became a freelancer in 2009 and had the opportunity to collaborate with numerous creative entities. In 2011 he co-founded Pistol Shrimp, a research project active in the field of video art.
Michael Paul Young
Michael Paul Young was grown in Tennessee, spread in Baltimore and settled in Asia. His project Designgraphik helped to shape online design throughout the late 90s and early 00s, and earned him a Chrysler Design Award nomination at age 23. He co-founded the design resource YouWorkForThem in 2001, and since 2009 has served as its sole manager and director.
Young’s innovative work has been exhibited worldwide, and recently his animation graced the 500,000 LED pixels of U2’s 360° Tour. He has won the Clio and the Cannes Gold Cyber Lion, as well as many other awards, and is a sought-after speaker at the world’s most renowned design festivals. He works daily as an artist, designer, photographer, director, producer and programmer. He lives with his wife Piyada and their son Alpha in Bangkok, Thailand.
Commerical Clients: American Express, The band U2, Diesel, Nokia, MTV, VH1, Ford, Coca-Cola, Computer Arts, Pepsi, HP, Apple, Microsoft, ESPN, Samsung and Hitachi. Currently: Creative Director of YouWorkForThem, Nanamee & Buamai.
Ade Creative Studio
ADE creative studio is a multidisciplinary creative laboratory founded in 2007 by Gianluca Abbate and Alberto Maria Spezzaferro.
The studio specialises in identity design, the production of communication tools and artistic and entertainment content, and draws inspiration from the study of historical and contemporary avant-garde art.
Since 2008 he has been responsible, for several seasons, for the graphic and sound identity of the TV channel Qoob.tv, an Mtv Italia project.
He collaborates with international communication agencies, television broadcasters, film production and distribution companies, event and festival productions.
Video Sound Art Festival
29, 30, 31 May 2012
Villa Simonetta, Milano
In collaboration with:
(Scuola di teatro Paolo Grassi, Cinema e Televisione, Civica Scuola di Musica)
With the patronage of:
Comune di Milano