Mar Canet Sola

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Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Tallinn University

Other Affiliation(s):

  • Derivart

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  • ISEA2023

    Mar Canet (born in Barcelona, Spain) is PhD candidate in BFM at Tallinn University and a research fellow at Cudan Open Lab. He has two degrees: in art and design from ESDI in Barcelona and in computer game development from University Central Lancashire in UK. He also has gained a master’s degree from Interface Cultures at the University of Art and Design Linz. In addition to that, Mar is a co-founder of Derivart and Lummo.


    Varvara & Mar is an artist duo formed in 2009. Often duo’s work is inspired by the digital age. In their practice they confront social changes and impact of technological era. In addition to that, Varvara & Mar are fascinated by kinetics, participation, and digital fabrication, which are integral parts of their work.


    Mar Canet Sola is a computer game engineer, designer and media artist interested in data visualization, computer games and new media art. Born in Mollet del Valles (Barcelona, Spain, 1981). He finished his BA in digital media design. He then spent two years as a fellowship researcher at the ESDI school of design (Barcelona), where he taught and organized workshops on media art and design. In 2006 he went to England to study computer games development at the University Central Lancashire. Mar has worked for more than 2 years as a Creative Engineer in Ars Electronica Futurelab and has also studied at Interface Culture program in the University of Art and Design Linz, Austria. Since 2004, he has been intensely working in artistic and curatorial projects with his art collective Derivart that focuses on the finance art, and is exploring the intersection of finance, art and technology. He has exhibited collaboratively with derivart and independently in many international festivals and museums.


Last Known Location:

  • Tallinn, Estonia

Previous Location(s):

  • ES

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