LISEK B. ROBERT
Robert B. LISEK is an artist, composer and mathematician who works at the truly cutting-edge vanguard of arts and media, a founder of FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH LAB; he is involved in the number of projects focused on radical art strategies, hacktivism and artificial intelligence. Drawing upon conceptual and software art, telepresence, robotics, meta-media, criticism of new media art, and introducing numerous additional influences from mathematic, his work intentionally defies categorization. A pioneer of art based on AI. His visionary combination of AI and telepresence explores the possibility of building distributed intelligent entities. In theproject Das GESPENST explores the relationship between bio-molecular technology, code and issues arising from network technologies. With reference to the emerging practice of ‘biotech-art’, the artist aims to represent the self-replicating behavior of new original bacteria in order to draw out its wider bio-political significance in an imagined scenario of bioterrorism. He is also a scientist connected witsh the Department of Logic of Wroclaw University specializing in the theory of partially-ordered sets. He exhibits, lectures, and conducts workshops worldwide. His projects include among others: NE5T - ARCO Madrid; FLOAT – Lower Manhattan Cultural Council,NYC; Gengine- National gallery Zacheta, Warsaw; WWAI- Siggraph, Los Angeles; Falsecodes - Red Gate Gallery & Planetary Collegium, Beijing; GENGINE- Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw; FLEXTEXT- CiberArt Bilbao, Medi@terra - Byzantine Museum, Athens.