Alok b. Nandi, media author/artist, is active in "new media" since 1994. He is working on cross-media projects, in mixed-realities (virtual, augmented, telepresence ...). He is exploring narrative spaces through cinema, photo, video, new media, ... in Europe, Japan and India. He was a Japan Foundation fellow in 1996. He has been awarded for urbicande.be in 1997, has been selected for Imagina 2000 and 2002 and is giving interventions and workshops in Porto 2001, after the installation "utHOPEia" in Salzburg (May/June 2001). Lecturing and speaking in conferences (Interactive Frictions 1999, LA; DAC 1999, Georgia Tech; DAC 2000, Bergen; CODE 2001, Cambridge, ArtSci 2002 in New York, ARCO03 in Madrid,...), his writings appeared in several publications. He has conceived/edited "Satyajit Ray at 70" and a series of exhibitions at Cannes Film Festival, London Film Festival,... and has directed/produced "Les voies de Tagore", with Sharmila Roy as the main interprete/vocalist. (source: www.mahanet.com)
2006 - 2008 Weekly radio chronicle on "Books & India" broadcasted on Paris-based RadioBFM in the IndeHebdo program
2006 - 2008 Commission member CFWB Commission des Arts Numériques
2006 - 2007 Commission member VAF Experimentale Media Kunst
2002 Selected for Imagina 2002 with Transfiction, mixed realities platform.
2001 - 2009 Professor, Louvain la Neuve UCL COMU
2001 utHOPEia, Salzburg
2000 - 2002 Interactive creation director of Groupe Flammarion, Paris
2000 Selected for Imagina 2000 with Transfiction, mixed realities platform
1998 - 2002 Multimedia director of Casterman (publisher a.o. of Tintin)
1997 - 2003 Professor Fac. Univ. St-Louis, Leonardo Multimedia Master
1997 Awarded for the web-mise-en-scene of urbicande.be
1996 Japan Foundation fellow, on Japanese cinema and urban life in Tokyo
Art director of the group "Alterface"