Anaisa Franco, 1981, Brazil. Lives and works as an artist in Brazil and England. Currently, she awarded an Alban scholarship to do a master MA at I-DAT, Institute of Digital Art and Technology at University of Plymouth, and a scholarship from CAMAC, Creative Centre in France to develop a project in one-month international residency program.
In 2005 Received award “honorable mention” of the project of research “Spiderrrbot” at 6° Prêmio Sergio Motta of Art and technology, Brazil.
In 2004, she undergraduates in Visual Arts at FAAP, Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado, Brazil, awarding First prize at 34º Anual de arte FAAP, receiving one-year scholarship.
She participates from 2002 until nowadays in Festivals and exhibitions around the world, such as Media Lab Madrid. Plymouth Art Centre, Exhibition SLOW, England. (2007). 19th edition of MIX in 3LD Art & Technology Center, New York. Media Art Festival, Friesland. Art Concept Festival, Russia. Ways of looking Places and Landscapes, Fundacion Telefonica, Peru (2006). 15° Vídeo Brasil. Mostra do Audio Visual Paulista. Festival de Vídeo Macadamia, Argentina (2005). FILE, Brazil. SRV Symposium on Virtual Reality, Brazil (2004).
Mainly interests are interconnecting physical sculptures into animations, virtual environments and sensitive spaces using human body parts, analyzing their behaviors through the research of psychology, dreams and philosophy. Usually works with animation 2D and 3D, robotic, electronics, multimedia, virtual reality, illustration and video.
She is participating in
CologneOFF III – 3rd edition of Cologne Online Film Festival
VideoChannel – video project environments