Piotr Nowak (PL), Samuel van Ransbeeck (Belgium)

Piotr Nowak
Samuel Van Ransbeeck

Participants in

  • CologneOFF IV – Here We Are!
    4th edittion of Cologne Online Film Festival 2008
  • VAD – Video Art Database
  • Piotr Nowak
    is an artist based in Wroclaw, Poland where he studies at the academy of fine arts. From september 2007 until july 2008, he studied at the academy of fine arts in Porto, Portugal as an erasmus student. Piotr Nowak uses mainly ceramics to express himself but also uses other materials like metal and stone. Besides the sculpturing, Piotr Nowak also creates performance art, video work and installations.

    Samuel Van Ransbeeck
    is a Belgian student of composition at ESMAE, Porto, Portugal. From september 2006 until february 2007, he studied as an Erasmus student at ESMAE and decided to return the year after as a regular student to do his masters there.
    Since studying at ESMAE, samuel van Ransbeeck has been involved in various
    projects, such as the self-developed Stockwatch project and cross-over projects with
    students of the school of fine arts in Porto. From october 2008, he will be involved in a
    project with Carlos Guedes, professor at the university of Porto to develop a generative
    ringtone project for mobile phones. In the field of traditional composition, he investigates
    the use of cellular automata in composition for his masters thesis, not only on a theoretical
    level but also by writing music using those processes.