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Nandi, Alok

Alok Nandi was born in Congo, raised in Zaïre and is now based in Brussels. In parallel to strategic design, Alok b. Nandi is active in media art and design, with a focus on interaction design { which he splits as per “N & I”: narrative & interactive, narrative architecture and interactive mise-en-scene }, co-design and co-creation. His background combines electro-mechanical engineering, management and film studies 1).

Some work in progress include: Foodmood, Orientable, Fluxtopia, mahanet, India in Flux, Uzoopia, is zero no.thing ?, {creativity * conversation}, Pecha Kucha Night Brussels, food design, typography, coCreationcamp, co-design.

  • Exhibitions in Cannes Film Festival, Paris, London, Essen, Aix, Brussels, Salzburg, Vienna …
  • Weekly radio chronicle from nov. 2006 to june 2008 on Books & India.
  • Writings in Beaux-Arts Magazine, Cahiers du Cinema, Inside Internet, Publish, etc.
  • Invited professor and regular speaker in international conferences incl. Interactive Frictions in Los Angeles, DAC in Georgia Tech and in Bergen Norway, CODE 2001 in Cambridge UK, ArtSci 2002 in New York, ARCO03 in Madrid, transmediale06 in Berlin, Media in Transition at MIT Cambridge USA, Doors of Perception 2005 (Infra) and 2007 (Juice) in New Delhi, ISEA 2008 in Singapore; Singapore Design Festival 2009, Centre Pompidou Hors-Pistes 2010 Paris, Copenhagen Design Week 2011 – cocreatech & MindLab.
  • Jury member in film and media festivals. Invited expert by EU, Canada and Belgium a.o. and commission member (VAF Experimentale Media Kunst 2006-2007; CFWB Commission des Arts Numériques 2006-2008; Societe civile des auteurs multimedia 2007-2011 & 2011-2015).

Alok Nandi was the Webmaster of the urbicande.be Internet site from 1995 until 2003. Hidden from the public at large, his work has been preserved on the CD-ROM L'Ombre du Réseau. A participant to the First Obscure Convention.

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