Lia Carreira (Brazil, 1985) is a media artist and researcher, currently based in Karlsruhe, Germany.

As an artist, she explores existing technologies as potential platforms for engagement and agency in order to discuss and unravel contemporary modes and understandings of being. In her recent works, she questions what it means to be something or someone in today’s digital, tech-driven and highly networked societies.

As a researcher, she is currently woking on collaborative and experimental strategies and platforms in the intersection between Art and Technology.

Lia has a Master in Media Arts Cultures (Danube University, Aalborg University, University of Lodz and City University of Hong Kong) and a first Master in Media Technologies and Aesthetics (UFRJ, Brazil) and a Bachelor in Media Studies (UFES, Brazil).



Coming up: 

[18.01.18] Talk on Experimental Curating @ MediaLounge at Six (ZKM)

[20.01.18] Lecture on Curating in the 1990s, for the “Leadership by Arts” class of the Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, at ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany.

[02.03.2018] Talk at the INNOVATION in Culture conference, @Zkm, on AI in the Arts.

[04.2018] Lectures on Curating Digital Art @ Escola de Artes Visuais Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

[2018] Experimental Curating in times of perpetual betas  – publication for Akademie Schloss Solitude’s Schloss-post 

[2018] The Exhibition space as a Laboratory (publication for Continent. online journal)

[2018] Bite to Byte platform launch – a video documentation project which explores the potentials of online culture and platforms in order to share experiences, knowledge and concerns regarding food distribution issues across the globe. As an artistic project developed for Ok.Video web residency, it aims to expand the notions of video documentation, online exhibition and archiving in times of online video sharing platforms and social broadcasting softwares such as Youtube, Twitch and Hangout.