Interactive, generative, audio visual paintings and drawings created specifically for the internet and displayed here on a specially commissioned touch screen for exhibition.
Stanza is a UK based artist who specialises in net art, multimedia, and electronic music. His award winning online projects have been invited for exhibition in digital festivals around the world, and Stanza also travels extensively to present his net art, lecturing and giving performances of his audiovisual interactions. Stanza is interested in the engagement of the public/audience as a creative user across a variety of formats, from the web to cd rom and gallery installation, and his extensive explorations gives him a high level of expertise in this field.
Also giving focus to the technologies which address the issues around the protocols of the net as a medium, Stanza's work crosses borders between artistic, technological and scientific sectors. Stanza creates participatory digital artworks that invite viewers to guide data flows or to simply observe self-generating compositions. His digital paintings shift through abstract and iconic patterns, which people can explore akin to virtual environments. Interactive and visually appealing, his style also maintains the substantive power through multifacetted content. Stanza has won international praise and awards for his new media works that invite collaboration.