Approved: 11.12.2008

Gloria Ronchi

Artist, Digital designer, Researcher

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Approved: 11.12.2008

Gloria graduated at Politecnico of Milan and later obtained an MA at Brera's Fine Art Academy in Milan. She is a professional artist focused on researching the sensory engagement of an immaterial force like light, combining digital technologies and physical spaces for creating immersive and emotional headspaces. In 2008 she moved to the UK and founded 'Aether & Hemera', an interdisciplinary

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  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, North East
  • Activities: Practice-based research, Residencies, Built environment, Participatory projects, Digital Design
  • Categories: Digital, Installation, Intervention, Participatory, Public Art
  • Tags: digital interaction, site specific, spatial design, interactive environment, light art, participatory media, multi-sensory experience, open work, experimental design
 

Biography

Gloria graduated at Politecnico of Milan and later obtained an MA at Brera's Fine Art Academy in Milan. She is a professional artist focused on researching the sensory engagement of an immaterial force like light, combining digital technologies and physical spaces for creating immersive and emotional headspaces. In 2008 she moved to the UK and founded 'Aether & Hemera', an interdisciplinary collaboration to explore ways in which light could be use to create aesthetic interactions when allied whit digital technologies. Her artistic aim is to provoke memories, explore aesthetic interactions and elicit feelings of connective human experiences in a required-to-participate audience. Aether & Hemera works have been shown internationally since 2006. Recent exhibitions include: ArtsIT at Hangar Bicocca, Milan (2013); Kinetica Art Fair, London (2013); Blinc Digital Art Fest, Wales (2012); Shimmer Digital Art Festival, North Tyneside, England (2012); DLI Museum/Durham Art Gallery, England (2011); Wolverhampton Art Gallery, England (2010); Queen's Hall Art Centre, Hexham, England (2010); MART 09 at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, England (2009); Cannon Hall Museum in Barnsley, England (2009); Lampugnani's Castle, Subiate (MI), Italy (2006).

CV & Education

Gloria graduated at Politecnico of Milan and later obtained an MA at Brera's Fine Art Academy in Milan. She is a professional artist focused on researching the sensory engagement of an immaterial force like light, combining digital technologies and physical spaces for creating immersive and emotional headspaces.

In 2008 she moved to the UK and founded 'Aether & Hemera', an interdisciplinary collaboration to explore ways in which light could be use to create aesthetic interactions when allied whit digital technologies. Her artistic aim is to provoke memories, explore aesthetic interactions and elicit feelings of connective human experiences in a required-to-participate audience.

her works have been shown internationally since 2006.

Recent exhibitions include: ArtsIT at Hangar Bicocca, Milan (2013); Canal Convergence, Arizona, US (2013); Kinetica Art Fair, London (2013);  Blinc Digital Art Fest, Wales (2012); Shimmer Digital Art Festival, North Tyneside, England (2012); DLI Museum/Durham Art Gallery, England (2011); Wolverhampton Art Gallery, England (2010); Queen's Hall Art Centre, Hexham, England (2010); MART 09 at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, England (2009); Cannon Hall Museum in Barnsley, England (2009).

Recent Publications

G.Ronchi, C. Benghi (2014). ‘Fluidity, ACM Interactions, Demo Hour, April edition.

G.Ronchi, C. Benghi (2013). ‘An Artificial Intelligence System to Mediate the Creation of Sound and Light Environments’, The Fourth International Conference on Computational Creativity, Sydney, Australia.

G.Ronchi, C. Benghi (2013). ‘Heart_Bit Lamp’, ACM Interactions, Demo Hour, January edition.

G.Ronchi, C. Benghi (2013). ‘Which is your brass voice?: Using artificial intelligence to produce an interactive light and sound artwork’, the Third International Conference on Arts and Technology’s proceeding, Milan, Italy.

G.Ronchi (2012). ‘Share Your Inner Rhythm’, HESA Inprint, March edition. 


Awards and Residency

Selected for the Aesthetica Magazine Art Prize Anthology, 2013

Culture Cloud Exhibition, New Art Exchange Nottingham Competition finalist, 2012

Coonect2 Residency, Iin partnership with Sustrans and Inspire Northumberland, 2010

Selected for the "Starter for 10" scheme developed by Wayne Hemingway with Gateshead Council, 2008

Fellowship, Institute of Digital Innovation, Teesside University, 2008