Louis-Philippe Demers and Bill Vorn have been working together on numerous robotic art projects since 1992. Inferno is their latest collaboration.
Based in Singapore, Louis-Philippe Demers is teaching at Nanyang Technological University where he is Associate Professor. He recently completed a practice based Ph.D. surrounding issues about machines as performers. As an artist, he worked on the conception and production of several large-scale interactive robotic installations, so far realizing more than 350 machines. His robotics works could be found in theatre, opera, subway stations, art museums, science museums, music events and trade shows.
Based in Montreal, Bill Vorn creates installation and performance projects involving robotics and motion control, sound, lighting, video and cybernetic processes. He pursues research and creation on Artificial Life and Agent Technologies through artistic work based on the Aesthetics of Artificial Behaviors. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Communication Studies from UQAM (Montreal) for his thesis on Artificial Life as Media. He teaches Electronic Arts in the Department of Studio Arts at Concordia University (Intermedia program).