Sergio Mora-Diaz

About

Sergio Mora-Diaz is a new media artist and architect from Santiago, Chile. His work focuses on the development of immersive experiences, installations and live performances through the use of interactive media, projections and light, exploring the relationship between physical spaces, digital technologies and human perception.
Sergio hold a masters from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU Tisch School of the Arts. His works have been exhibited internationally at different art spaces and festivals, such as Dance on Camera Festival at Lincoln Center 2015 in New York City, Art + Bits Festival 2015 in Katowice, Poland and Santiago a Mil International Festival 2018 and Küze Light Festival 2017 in Santiago, Chile. He has been invited to participate in Choreographic Coding Lab, a research project by the Forsythe Company, Virtual Reality Lab at the Samsung Global Innovation Center and a Technology Residency at Pioneer Works. He is currently creative director at Sinestesia LIE, a center for creative industries and innovation in Santiago, Chile, and professor at Creative Campus Universidad Andrés Bello, where he teaches and researches in the fields of new media and light art.

Contact: sergio@smorad.com

Education
2016 MPS Interactive Telecommunications Program, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, New York, NY
2009 Bachelor and Professional Degree in Architecture, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Fellowships and Residencies
2017 Palm Theater Residency with Ballet Collective, Telluride, CO
2017 Pioneer Works Tech Residency with Team Aether, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Exhibitions and Performances

2018 – Void, Festival Internacional Santiago a Mil, GAM, Santiago, Chile
2017 – Aether, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY
2017 – Void, Espacio Diana, Santiago, Chile
2017 – Torn, SXSW, Austin, TX
2017 – Aether, Dance on Camera Festival, Lincoln Center, New York, NY
2016 – Aether, Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ
2016 – Aether, World Maker Faire, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
2016 – Torn, Artificial Retirement, Flux Factory, Long Island City, NY
2016 – Resonance, Expanded Cinema, Made in NY Media Center Center by IFP, Brooklyn, NY
2016 – Flavors, Museum of Ice Cream, Meatpacking, New York, NY
2016 – Aether, National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY
2016 – Liminal Space, Tisch School of the Arts NYU, New York, NY
2016 – Humana, 4 / 8 / 16, XY Atelier, New York, NY
2015 – Resonance, Big Screens, InterActiveCorp’s Headquarters Building, New York, NY
2015 – Aether, Bodies in Motion, Media and Games Network NYU, New York, NY
2015 – Inkahoots, Samsung VR Lab, Samsung Galaxy Studio SoHo, New York, NY
2015 – Transient Body, Video Screening Session, Art+bits Festival, Katowice, Poland
2015 – Aquarium, World Maker Faire, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY
2015 – Void, Livestream Public HQ, Frieze Art Week, Brooklyn, NY
2015 – Rituals, Drawing on Everything, Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY
2015 – Torn, Tisch Dance and New Media Festival, Tisch School of the Arts NYU, New York, NY
2014 – Transient Body, Proyecto Cilindro, Factoria Italia, Santiago, Chile
2013 – Memories of the Body, Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago, Chile

Selected Press

2016 – Da liegt Licht in der Luft, FR NT R
2016 – Light, Space, and Movement Become Art During the Mesmerizing Sensory Experience of “Void”, ArchDaily
2016 – Void, una instalación de arte interactivo, Plataforma Arquitectura
2016 – Void, Interactive Art Installation, Art Vibes
2016 – New York art installation Void uses light to produce a transcendental experience, Timewheel
2016 – Transient Body is an Interactive Light Installation in Chile, Adafruit Industries Blog
2016 – Dancers Fill an Electric Void with a Slow-Burning Ballet, The Creators Project
2016 – Transient Body: Artists create tunnel of colourful light in an abandoned chimney, Creative Boom
2015 – Choreographic Coding Lab Demo, Prosthetic Knowledge
2015 – Exclusive Video Premiere: Wolf Colony – “Brown Eyes”, A Music Blog, Yea?
2015 – Performa Visionaries presents “Void”, Purple Diary
2015 – Follow the Light into This Projection-Mapped Industrial Chimney, The Creators Project
2014 – “Cuerpo Transitorio”, paseando por el espacio y la percepción, Lightecture
2014 – Arte e Arquitetura: Corpo Transitório por Sergio Mora-Díaz + Katia Montes, ArchDaily Brasil
2014 – Arte y Arquitectura: Cuerpo Transitorio por Sergio Mora-Díaz + Katia Montes, Plataforma Arquitectura

Interviews

2016 – Inside Aether, Liberty Science Center Blog
2016 – Reactivo y Mutante, REGIA Mag