Ran Ancor

Art discipline: 
Berlin-based media artist of Italian origin he is mainly dedicated to light research and video experimentation. He studied philosophy of science (University of Rome) with a minor in computers, then started to work in between art and science. He has acquired a great deal of experience in the field of video and multimedia. In recent years he has dedicated himself to electronic AV live-set, vjing, light installations and wearable performances. Most significant elements in his video works are immateriality, movement and metamorphosis, visual fluxus, fusion with sound and space. In 2001 he founded eXtraLight Advanced Visuals, focusing on the light as substance through its expression in the form of light performances, visuals and installations.
Important projects / Exhibitions: 
New Technological Art Award (NTAA), Ghent 2019 Beirut Biennial for the image (BIB) 2019 Radical dB, Zaragoza 2018 Punto y Raya Festival, Wroclaw 2018 Splice Festival, London 2018 Madatac 09, Madrid 2018 Berlin Leuchtet, Lightfestival 2017 Dark Technology Dark Web, Berlin 2017 Transmediale/CTM Vorspiel, Berlin 2017 Behavioural Machines, Berlin 2016 Transmission Art Festival Athens – Karlsruhe 2016 Chaos Communication Congress – Hamburg 2015 British HCI Interactions Gallery - 2015 Transmediale/CTM Vorspiel, Berlin 2014 The Apophenia Trap, Berlin 2014 Pictoplasma, Berlin 2013 ADD, Arti digitali, MACRO, Roma 2011 VisualBerlin, Tresor, Berlin, 2010 Berlin Design Week, 2010 Reloaded music festival, Roma 2009 Blu, Tacheles, Berlin, 2009 Live Performers Meeting, Roma 2009 Electrofringe, Newcastle, Australia 2007 Moving Images festival, Vilnius 2007 Robot Festival Odensee, Danmark, 2006 Musica e Scienza, Goethe Institut Rom, 2005 Ibizagraphic, 2004 PEAM 04 electronic artists meeting, 2004 Dream House, Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna Roma, 2004 Feedback, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin, 2003 Romaeuropafestival, 2003 Rephlex Braindance Invasion, 2002 Oscillazioni acustico visuali, Labirinth, Roma, 1997