New Arts Council funded multimedia performance masterclass, launched in collaboration with Bournemouth University

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  • June 22, 2021

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New Arts Council funded multimedia performance masterclass, launched in collaboration with Bournemouth University

Art in Flux presents Flux Live with Kimatica studio

Masterclass with live Q&A 26 June, 2.30-3.30pm

Online event as part of the talks and workshop program by Bournemouth University for the 'Once Upon a Time in Animation' exhibition at Poole Museum.​

Art in Flux has announced FLUX Live, a series of online events consisting of performance masterclasses with a live Q&A. FLUX Live events are specifically focused on making multimedia performances accessible to young people and art students.

For the first FLUX Live in 2021, Art in Flux is delighted to announce a partnership with international studio Kimatica, who will be presenting their very first public masterclass.

Maria Almena, Kimatica’s director, will be sharing a decade worth of expertise on creating multimedia performances. The master class will focus on sharing Kimatica's creative process, methodologies and techniques in order to inspire and guide young artists to create their own.

Kimatica’s Creative Director and co-founder of Art in Flux María Almena says:

 “As an artist and director who has specialised in multimedia performances since 2010, and comes from the grass-roots art scene in London, I strongly believe in the democratisation of art knowledge, and allowing everyone the same opportunities. This is why I decided to create this masterclass - in order to teach young creatives how to create their own multimedia shows with accessible tools”.

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Kimatica are a London based creative studio emerged by our passion for art for social change, new interactive technologies and transformative experiences. Kimatica’s strategic vision merges aesthetics of light and motion to deliver unique experiences which dissolve boundaries between illusion and reality. 

Kimatica’s exclusive approach to transformative experiences encourages audiences to challenge inherent human perceptions and to reignite sub-conscious sentiments to spark a reconnection with the ethereal world. Their artistic practise explores concepts of human consciousness and perception, making those transcendental ideas accessible to a modern audience. Kimatica’s core team are Maria Almena as the creative director and performance artist, Nestor Rubio as technical director and software artist and Ramy Elnagar as executive producer and project manager.

Selected commissions: National Gallery, British Council, Instagram, Veuve Clicquot, MTV, Nissan, Smirnoff, Tate Museum, Barbican centre and Battersea Arts Centre. Selected art exhibitions: Kinetica Art Fair (London 2013 and 2014). Reina Sofia Museum (Madrid 2014) Barbican Centre London (Interfaces 2015) Tate Liverpool (Art Gym 2016). Chroma Art (Tribe17, Oxo Tower, London 2017). Art in Flux & CAS (Royal Collage of art, London 2019), Event Two at V&A Museum. Talks and workshops: : Kimatica have been invited to talk about their work and visionary approach at the National Gallery, Central Saint Martins College, Lights of Soho Gallery and at Digital Shoreditch in London.

About Once upon a time animation exhibition by Bournemouth University and Poole Museum

For the last 30 years, the National Centre for Computer Animation at Bournemouth University - the NCCA - has contributed to a vibrant discourse between art and science, the creative industries and academia, and led by example in educating the next generation of computer graphic artists, animators, VFX artists and motion and game designers. We invite you to explore the Once Upon a Time in Animation exhibition at Poole Museum as well as to join our range of educational online workshops and talks, supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund



Founded in 2016 at Light of Soho in London by the artists Maria Almena, Oliver Gingrich and Aphra Shemza, ART IN FLUX is a charitable organization committed to furthering the development of the media arts community in the UK. As an artist-led forum, FLUX offers a space for collaboration and exchange as key artists and organizations come together to profile their work. Through talks events, performance evenings, workshops and exhibitions, FLUX brings these ideas to the wider public - providing a fluid platform to discuss strategies, processes and collective themes within the media arts. 


ART IN FLUX has grown into a thriving network of over 3000+, with an active artist population engaging in regular meet-ups for talks, conferences, presentations, and exhibitions. In July, they curated their second annual exhibition, ART IN FLUX at Event Two, held at the Royal College of Art, showcasing some of the most cutting-edge media artists working today alongside historical computational artworks from the Computer Art Society’s collection. Following the exhibition, a selection of work was then exhibited at the V&A Digital Design Weekend in September. In this collaboration with National Gallery X, ART IN FLUX continues to connect researchers, artists and the general public.

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