Sonia Cillari

Sonia Cillari

Sonia Cillari

Sonia Cillari (IT) is a media artist and architect who creates immersive and augmented environments.

Italian media artist and architect, lives and works in Amsterdam. Her work involves the creation of sensorial and perceptual mechanisms in immersive and augmented environments. Her artistic investigation examines how patterns of consciousness, perception and identity emerge in such settings. Over the last years she has been specifically interested in a field of research concerning the Body as Interface. She was artist in residence at V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media (Rotterdam, the Netherlands 2004), Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten (Amsterdam, the Netherlands 2004-2005), STEIM: Studio for Electro-Instrumental Music and Netherlands Media Art Institute Montevideo/Time Based Arts (Amsterdam 2006). Her interactive installations, that are at the intersection of architecture and performance art, have been exhibited and presented internationally. She received the Excellence Prize at Japan Media Arts Festival (Tokyo, Japan 2007) and the Honorable Mentions at Prix Ars Electronica: Interactive Art (Linz, Austria 2007) and VIDA 9.0: Art & Artificial Life International Competition (Madrid, Spain 2006).


Sonia Cillari has collaborated with V2_ on several events and projects such as GATC/life. She won the first prize of the 2010 edition of VIDA 13.0 Art and Artificial Life International Competition for the interactive installation and performance Sensitive to Pleasure.

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