Louis-Philippe Demers

Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • University of the Arts London, Visiting Professor

ISEA Bio(s) Available:

  • ISEA2023

    Louis-Philippe Demers (CA) Artist – Immersive, Experiential and Participatory Environments Creative Robotics Professor. He combines several profiles: Artist, Freelance Designer, Professor, Researcher and Entrepreneur. He is a multidisciplinary artist using hybrid and trans-disciplinary approaches. Louis-Philippe Demers makes large-scale installations and performances. He participated in more than seventy artistic and stage productions.


    Louis-Philippe Demers makes large-scale installations and performances with technologies, AI and robotics in particular. He participated in more than seventy artistic and stage productions and has built more than 400 machines. Demers’ works have been shown worldwide and primed at Ars Electronica, Vida, Japan Media Arts Festival and at Helpman Awards (Australia).  Demers’ academic journey brought him to the Superior School of Design/Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM), the Nanyang Technological University, Queensland University of Technology, University of the Arts London,  Central Academy of Fine Arts (Beijing) and the Applied Arts School in Vienna.


    Bill Vorn & Louis-Philippe Demers are artists from Montreal, Canada


    Louis-Philippe Demers makes large-scale robotic environments and interactive media artworks. He was Professor at the HfG/ZKM and currently is at the Interaction and Entertainment Research Centre at the NTU (Singapore).


    Louis-Philippe Demers is a lighting designer and software engineer. He completed one year of doctoral studies in robotics (McGill University) and was artist in residence at The Banff Centre (Media Arts). Louis-Philippe is the presi­dent of Kunst Macchina Production, a firm specialized in lighting and show control systems. He works in the elec­tronic art field on interactive robotic projects and interac­tive performances.


    Born in Montreal in 1959, he is a lighting designer, software engineer and independent electronic artist. His main works are audio-visual robotic installations and interactive performances. He completed one year of doctoral studies in robotics (McGill) and was artist-in-residence at The Banff Centre (Media Arts).


Last Known Location:

  • London, United Kingdom

Previous Location(s):

  • Montreal, CA
  • SG