David Cuartielles (SP)

David is a media artist and assistant professor in Object Oriented Programming, Electronics and Interactive Design at the School of Arts and Communication, Malmö University, Sweden.

Graduated in the field of Telecommunications Engineering, he is currently a PhD Student and researcher dealing with the boundaries between Interaction Design and Art. His academic work focuses in analyzing embodiment, indoor location systems, and technologies for real time performances. His artistic work, brought him among others to the 8th Istanbul International Biennale in 2003, and to the 3rd Berlin Biennale during 2004.

David is the founder of several initiatives: the Critical Design group “Aeswad”, the Labbs.net community, the Digital Arts Collective “Desearch and Revelopment”, the Experiments in Art and Technology SWEden/DENmark group, and the media server Goldiaq.

During 2005, together with M. Banzi and D. Mellis, he created the Open Hardware platform Arduino, for which they have earned an Honorary Mention to the Ars Electronica Digital Community Prix 2006.

Furthermore, he curated the Electrolobby area of the Ars Electronica Festival 2006 with the subject “Make it Simple”.
During the last year David has dedicated his time to the realization of contextualized workshops making use of electronics for hacking everyday social contexts.