Marc Vilanova (1991) is a sound and visual artist working at the intersection of art, science and technology. Vilanova’s artistic production has always been led by a spirit of innovation fueled by an interest in new media. Merging research and artistic practices onto projects in which concepts such audio visuality, automation, machine self-expression, AI and superintelligence and the socio- political implications regarding society’s relationship with technology are explored.
Currently, he creates audiovisual installations while
also working with performance and interdisciplinary collaborations with dance, theatre, and moving images. His pieces have been presented in festivals around the world in Japan, the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Iran, Taiwan, South Korea, Russia and many countries in Europe.
He has received numerous grants, awards and residencies including the prestigious Headlands Center for the Arts, San Francisco 2020, Bemis Center for Contemporary
Art Fellowship, Omaha 2019, KARA Award, Teheran 2018, Citizen Artist Incubator, Linz 2017, the Encouragement Prize Tokyo Experimental Festival 2016, Jury Prize at Saxopen, Congress Strasbourg 2015 or the First Prizeat the International Contest of Sound Art Performance, Zaragoza 2014 among others.
As an educator, Vilanova led workshops on transdisciplinary creation, live electronics, free improvisation and extended techniques. He has been invited as a guest professor at the Tokyo National University GEIDAI, Universidad de los Andes, Universidad Javeriana de Bogotá, Moshen Gallery Teheran, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro “UNIRIO”, Sibelius Academy Helsinki, Hochschule für Musik Basel and many more.