Laurent Mignonneau & Christa Sommerer, in conversation with Christelle Havranek, will present an overview of 30 years of artistic collaboration in the field of art and science. They will also discuss their interest for the human-nature relationship and ecological topics.
Laurent Mignonneau & Christa Sommerer are internationally renowned media artists, researchers and pioneers of interactive art. The installations of the Austrian-French duo are based on natural and intuitive interfaces and scientific principles such as artificial life, complexity and generative systems. Portrait on the Fly, one of their numerous participatory works exploring the relation between biology, technology and art, is presented in the exhibition Kinetismus: 100 years of Electricity in Art.