Mónica Rikić

Artista electrònica i programadora creativa

Electronic artist and creative coder who focuses her practice in code, electronics and non-digital objects to create interactive projects often framed as experimental games. Her interest lies in the social impact of technology, human-machine-human coexistence and the reappropriation of technological systems to rethink them through art. From educational approaches to sociological experiments, her pieces propose new ways of interacting with the digital environment that surrounds us.

With her projects she has participated in international festivals such as Ars Electronica in Linz, Creative Tech Week in New York, Robotronica in Australia or FILE in Brazil, among others, and has exhibited at local institutions such as the CCCB, Arts Santa Mónica or Disseny Hub. She has been awarded at the Japan Media Arts Festival, Amaze Berlin, Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition inAtlanta and with a Leonardo scholarship for Researchers and Cultural Creators from the BBVA Foundation 2018. She has been invited to artistic residencies at TAG a Montreal, QUT- The Cube in Australia, Platohedro in Medellín, Medialab Prado in Madrid and Etopía in Zaragoza.

She is currently part of two Creative Europe projects: Contested Desires and ARTificial Intelligence Lab, and recently one of her pieces has been incorporated into the .BEEP {collection;}.