Born in Mexico City in 1967. In 1989 he received a B.Sc. in Physical Chemistry from Concordia University in Montréal, Canada.

Electronic artist, develops large-scale interactive installations in public space, usually deploying new technologies and custom-made physical interfaces. Using robotics, projections, sound, internet and cell-phone links, sensors and other devices, his installations aim to provide “temporary antimonuments for alien agency”.

His work has been commissioned for events such as the Millennium Celebrations in Mexico City (1999), the Cultural Capital of Europe in Rotterdam (2001), the United Nations’ World Summit of Cities in Lyon (2003), the opening of the Yamaguchi Centre for Art and Media in Japan (2003) and the Expansion of the European Union in Dublin (2004) and the 40th Anniversary of the Tlatelolco Student Massacre in Mexico City (2008).[1]

More on the artist and his work at:

Wavefunction and Less Than Three, two interactive sculptures by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer at the Bitforms Gallery in New York City.


[1] Text and images from:

Leave a Reply