HERNANDO URRUTIA Born 1964
Multidisciplinary Artist, Researcher, Designer, Curator, Composer, Filmmaker, University Lecturer and Cultural Manager. Portuguese nationality. PhD. in Digital Media-Art. University Professor in Multimedia and Arts Degree (Applied Informatics and Digital Video Technologies) University "Portucalense" - Porto, Portugal. Collaborating Researcher at CIAC - Centre for Arts and Communication Research. Visiting Researcher at M-ITI - Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute. Member of the International Scientific Committee (International Special Guest) at OVER THE REAL VIDEOART FESTIVAL - VI Edition (2021) Italy. Curator of the Pavilion "TRANSGRESSION art + technology" (Portugal) of the "5TH INTERNATIONAL EDITION OF THE WRONG BIENNALE – 2021-2022", in Spain. International Curator (Selection and Award Jury) of LANDSCAPE 2022 II Edition in Salermo, Italy. Founder, Director of the Project "FX DIGITAL ART- Digital Art Exhibition in Public Space ", Funchal- Portugal. Founder, Director, Producer and Curator of EXPERIMENTA - Audio-visual Transformation (International Video Art Exhibition) and "IMAGE PLAY - International Video Art Festival, in Portugal. President of the Direction of + Art Contemporary - Cultural Association.
Director of the projects: "+ Sound Art Project"; "olhAR-TE tocAR-TE"; "INexTERNO"; "DIGITAL Communication Processes"; "Urban Som"; " Punto Visual"; "Ha-Ser Contemporary Art Foundation"; "+ PROJECTION AC - Projection of Contemporary Art in Public Space"; "olhAR-TE MAPEA- MENTO"; "LINE - Art Project"; "Signo-Simbolo" and "+ Art Contemporary", Sound Research and Experimentation Group "Celacanto - Sound Art", among others. Founder, Director of the Project "MAD 01 - Digital Art Museum 01", Funchal - Portugal.
He has completed 124 post-graduate training courses. trainings and 3 artistic residencies. Curator in 31 artistic projects. He has received Awarded 240 Acknowledgements and 8 prizes, for his artistic work, especially in recent times for his research, video art, gif and digital art.
He began his artistic life in 1984 and has been exhibiting professionally since 1986, accumulating an artistic and academic career spanning 38 years, participating in several projects and more than 450 group exhibitions and 17 solo exhibitions in 39 countries.
He is represented in more than 220 important Public Collections in different Institutions, Foundations, Museums and Galleries and in more than 180 Private Collections in countries such as Argentina, Aruba, Australia, Belgium, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Mexico, Pakistan, Peru, Scotland, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Spain, Taiwan, East Timor, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela, among others.
He has given 31 lectures and several training workshops. He was invited for several years as Selection and Award Jury in Exhibitions, Competitions and Art Salons.
He has published several scientific articles at national and international level, including the scientific article "Multimedia Mural Projection in the Public Space: The Diffusion and Formation from the Urbe", which was included indexed (2019) for its importance in the WEB OF SCIENCE CORE COLLECTION of the WEB OF SCIENCE GROUP | Web of Science Author Connect, and Scientific Article "Contemporary art as a factor for knowledge generation from video", indexed (2021), in The ACM (ASSOCIATION FOR COMPUTING MACHINERY) PUBLISHING SYSTEM (TAPS), in the U.S.A.
His scientific articles and publications have been referenced and cited in several scientific papers from different parts of the world, related to Art History, Digital Art; Video; Multimedia; Digital Media; Video Art; Post-digital configurations: art and technological culture; Cinema Theory; Image in Space: Cartography of contemporary production; Visual Literacy/Literacy; Between the receiver and technological art; Cultural Studies; Cultural Sociology; Transdisciplinarity; Interfaces; Urban Space; Design Theory; Cinema and Interdisciplinarity; Visual Studies and Public Art; Phonotropies: A Research Method from Aesthetic Experience; Latin American contemporary art; Digital Theory; Technology and new media: From education to cultural and consumption practices; Art, New Technologies and Communication: Phenomenology of contemporaneity; Hispanic-Electronic Studies; Arts; Experienced Researcher; Computer Graphics; On a lighter Internet; The power of the poor-light image; Art Education; The Imaginary; Social History; Educational Technology; Musicology; Critical Discourse; Visual and Cultural Studies; Methods in Cognitive Linguistics; Film Studies; Contemporary Art; Digital Media; Urban Studies; Digital Humanities; Glitch Art; among others.. He has 15 articles and 20 curatorial texts in print and another 26 articles on the web, which 3 are art reviews (art criticism).