ARTECH 2019 - 9th International Conference on Digital and Interactive Arts. 23-25 October 2019 - Braga, Portugal

Luis Miguel Girão. Keynote speaker at Artech 2019

Luis Miguel Girão

Keynote speaker at ARTECH 2019, Braga, Portugal

Luis Miguel Girao founder of Artshare, the NATO Art Expert, is a researcher generating support for EU and Transatlantic policy making in the field of the crossings of art, science and technology. He is a transdisciplinary artist developing applications of technology as tools for artistic expression focusing at the moment on bioelectromagnetism. As Doctor of Philosophy in Artistic Modulation of Consciousness by Bioelectromagnetic Stimulation, he is a member of the Planetary Collegium and of the Centre for Sociology and Music Studies of Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the New University of Lisbon, Portugal. In 2007, he was awarded the Bolsa Ernesto de Sousa prize, Lisbon-NYC. He collaborated with several artists and scientists and his work has been presented worldwide. He was coordinator of ICT ART CONNECT 2013 and of for the European Commission. These activities gave origin to the DG CONNECT’s initiative STARTS – Science, Technology and the Arts in which he is extremely involved in. He and his colleagues at Artshare are actively contributing to the VERTIGO, CREATE-IoT and BRAINHACK EC funded projects. He supported NATO in the design of the NATO Arts Framework. He recently did a study for the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) of the European Parliament entitled “Historical analysis of artistic activities and their relationship with the development of technology”