Ina Conradi Chavez & Mark Chavez
Ina and Mark have been collaborating on numerous art and new media projects for the last 20 years, awarded by the Hollywood Advanced Imaging Society’s 2018 Lumiere Award for the best 3D Short Animation and 2017 Lumiere Award EMEA chapter (Europe, Middle East, and Africa). Their ongoing project Media Art Nexus (MAN) is supported by Singapore’s NTU Museum’s Public Art Initiative. Works done for Media Art Nexus were presented at the Deep Space 8k Ars Electronica, Media Architecture Biennial Beijing 2018, Art|Sci Gallery UCLA, Singapore Inside Out Tokyo, Web 3D Art Gallery Brisbane, PISAF Korea and Visualisation Matters 2017 among many others. The latest collaborative project connecting digital medicine, arts and STEAM in collaboration with Fraunhofer MEVIS: Institute for Digital Medicine received the 2019 Raw Science Film Festival Award.
Animation industry veteran and founding faculty at NTU School of Art, Design, and Media, Mark is based in Los Angeles and Singapore, founder of Giant Monster Pte Ltd. Ina is Associate Professor at the Nanyang Technological University Singapore. They both hold a Master’s of Fine Art from UCLA. Since 2018, Ina and Mark are artists in residence with the UCLA Art|Sci Center where they have been actively involved in research events such as the most recent symposium on Arts-Based Research in Times of climate and Social Change, Laser events as well as premiered an exhibition at the UCLA California NanoSystems Institute Gallery.