Lilia Pérez Romero, Spain

Digital artist and multimedia author, born in México City in 1970. Resides in Barcelona since 1996. She is Master in Digital Arts, and has the title of European Media Master granted by the Institut Universitari del Audiovisual, Barcelona, Spain. She studied a PHD in photography and video in the University of Barcelona, and is currently writting her thesis on interface design.

In 1999 she was granted a fellowship by MECAD - Media Centre of Art & Design -, Barcelona (faculty sponsor: Prof. Claudia Gianetti), to develope an interactive cd-rom project concerning history of the electronic art in Spain in collaboration with the artist and critic Eugeni Bonet. The resulting CD-ROM ArteVision: Una Historia del Arte Electónico en España, was published by MECAD and has been included in exhibits throughout Europe and America winning major prizes.

Lilia has been invited to present her work and to lecture in main festivals such as Ciberarte, Videobrasil, and Festival de Creación Audiovisual de Navarra.

Artevisión has been shown in: Cartographies, References, and 29e Festival International du Cinema et des Nouveaux Medias de Móntreal (FCMM) among other important events.

She has been granted fellowships by FUNDIT (Fundación para el Diseño Textil); IIE (Institute of International Education), USA; INBA, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, México, and Banff Centre for the Arts, Canada where she developed Humanos a project involved with image interpollation, also shown as an installation. (On line at Recently, she received the EMARE (European Union /European Media Artists Residence Exchange) grant for developing a project (interactive installation) with the new artist software Midipoet and biometrics technology  in the V2_lab, Rotterdam during Spring 2003.

Lilia specializes in the study, design and production of digital interfaces and is working with sensors applied to projects on and off line.
She also studied at the School for Writers, SOGEM (General Society of Mexican Writers), and combines her interest for this art with video, digital and visual arts in general in pieces of interactive poetry, and hypertext like ”Carne de Palabras”, last presented in Videobrasil, and ”Evocacion”, presented in 02TXT - a celebration of the visual word-
at the Art Academy of Cincinnati.
One of her main interests is biometrics and the use of the software involved with this science applied to art.

Lilia is presently Professor of Interactive Systems in ESDI (Escuela Superior de Diseño) Ramón Llul University, Barcelona, Spain and of Graphic Interface Design in MECAD¹s International Master on Creation and Design for Interactive Systems. She is founding member of the recently formed multimedia communication agency,