Nicolas Marechal is an interactive designer, installation artist and filmmaker, and Lecturer on MA Interaction Design Communication at London College of Communication.
Nicolas gained an MSc in Electronic Imaging from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design (University of Dundee) and a BA in Film Practice at the Institute of Broadcasting Studies (Belgium). He started his career by directing, editing documentaries and video art. His work has been either broadcasted or exhibited internationally. Since 2008, he has worked as an interactive artist and designer.
His latest exhibited work, '+soundscape', is an audio interface for a soundscape in collaboration with sound artist Peter Cusack. As an academic, Nicolas is interested in the making culture behind the cinema, his original approach uses design and interactive design to question the film process.
He recently published a paper called: 'Reimagining cinema, searching for an aesthetic of interaction design through cinema'. He is also one of the founders of the Low Tech / High Tech (LTHT) community of practice which includes tutors in textile, spatial design and sound arts from Central Saint Martins, Chelsea, and London College of Communication.
His practice and his teaching include programming. Since 2010, he has developed a tool to teach Max (software) in the visual arts. He also teaches short courses at LCC on Max, computer vision and expanded cinema.
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