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IF YOU ARE CLOSE TO ME

Interactive performance / Electric field sensing responsive environment
Concept, Art direction, Visual and Interaction design: Sonia Cillari
Produced by Netherlands Media Art Institute. Supported by Steim and Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam (the Netherlands).
Environment programming: Pix. Sound design: Tobias Grewenig.
AWARDS:
- EXCELLENCE PRIZE, Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo (Japan)
- HONORABLE MENTION, Prix Ars Electronica Interactive Art, Linz (Austria)
- HONORABLE MENTION, Vida Art and Artificial Life International competition, Madrid (Spain)
EXHIBITED AT (SELECTION):
- NATIONAL ART CENTER, Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo (Japan)
- SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MUSEUM, eArts Festival, Shanghai (China)
- MOCA MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Taipei Digital Art Festival, Taipei (Taiwan)
- OK CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Cyberarts Exhibition, Linz (Austria)
- FINE ARTS CENTRE (solo exhibition), Tenerife (Canary Islands)
- TRANS-MEDIA-AKADEMIE HELLERAU, CynetArt_07encounter, Dresden (Germany)
- FLORENCE BIENNALE, Ars Electronica - Hybrid Moments, Florence (Italy)






AS AN ARTIST, I NEED TO REST

GENERATIVE INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE
Concept, Art direction, Visual and Interaction design: Sonia Cillari
Produced by [ars numerica], Montbeliard (France). Supported by Mondriaan Foundation and Optofonica Lab, Amsterdam (the Netherlands).
Environment programming: Pix. Hardware interface development: Kees Reedijk.
AWARDS:
- ART DIVISION JURY RECOMMENDED WORK, Japan Media Arts Festival, Tokyo (Japan)
- SHORT LIST, Share Prize, Turin (Italy)
EXHIBITED AT (SELECTION):
- NATIONAL TAIWAN MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, TEAII/Super Connection, Taichong (Taiwan)
- ARTI ET AMICITIAE, The Mechanicaal Cocoon, Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- NATIONAL CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS, Art focus for technologies: Charm and Challenge, Ekaterinburg (Russia)
- MFRU 17TH FESTIVAL OF COMPUTER ARTS, Maribor (Slovenia)
- BLOCK T GALLERY, UM Desire Festival for Experimental Intermedia, Dublin (Ireland)
- CLAUDIO BUZIOL FOUNDATION, Still dreaming, Palazzo Mangilli-Valmarana, Venice (Italy)
- ARS ELECTRONICA FESTIVAL, Repair, Tabakfabrik, Linz (Austria)






SENSITIVE TO PLEASURE

INTERACTIVE PERFORMANCE / ELECTRIC FIELD SENSING AMBISONIC SOUND ENVIRONMENT
Concept, Art direction, Interaction design: Sonia Cillari
Co-produced by STEIM, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and Claudio Buziol Foundation, Venice (Italy).
Supported by Fonds BKVB and Optofonica Lab for Immersive Art-Science, Amsterdam.
Environment programming: Ulrich Berthold. Hardware interface development: Stock. Ambisonic sound design: Tez.
AWARDS:
- FIRST PRIZE, Vida Art and Artificial Life International competition, Madrid (Spain)
- HONORARY MENTION, Prix Ars Electronica Interactive Art, Linz (Austria)
- BEST PRACTICE, Virtual Platform, Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
EXHIBITED AT (SELECTION):
- ARCOMADRID INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR, Telefónica Foundation stand, Madrid (Spain)
- NETHERLANDS MEDIA ART INSTITUTE/NIMK, Technology Requested, Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- TMA HELLERAU, CynetArt Festival, Dresden (Germany)
- CBK CENTER FOR VISUAL ARTS, The Great Beauty, Amsterdam (the Netherlands)






AL KOUMIA

KITCHEN CHEMISTRY PERFORMANCE / EDIBLE CREAM GLOSSES
CONCEPT, ART DIRECTION: SONIA CILLARI
Commissioned by Al-bunduqiyya Collection. Under the aegis of City of Venice, Academy of Fine Arts and IUAV University, Venice (Italy).
Curator: Cecilia Tirelli. Assistant curator: Daria Carmi.
Project assistants: Marko Kosuta and Nicolas Magnant.
COLLECTION:
- AL-BUNDUQIYYA, Venice (Italy)
EXHIBITED AT:
- AL-BUNDUQIYYA EXHIBITION, Venice (Italy). With artists: Sislej Xhafa, Cesare Pietroiusti, Jorge Peris, Edoardo Malagigi, Maurizio Mercuri.