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Hyperconnection: A Closer Look


Technology x Communication

Pitch Session
For decades, Technology has changed the way we communicate. For years, Technology has changed the way we behave. It changed Society as a whole, but has it changed us as Humans? If we’re all closer together, if we can connect and help each other even if we live in different continents, has it made us better? These artists and players will help us connect the dots of the blueprint of the future, and share their experiences as communicators on a digital-first world.

Damara Inglês | Interactive Virtual Experiences

Damara graduated (MA) in Fashion Media Practice and Criticism at the London College of Fashion University of Arts, in 2019. She won the Kering Award 2019 prize, followed by a three months internship with Gucci’s Social Media Team in Milan, Italy. She also exhibited BA project “Plethora, AR Garments" at the Somerset House as part of the Digital Edged 2019. Recently, Damara collaborated with VR designer SUTU on a first-of-its-kind immersive Fashion Show, "Fabric of Reality", produced in collaboration with the Fashion Innovation Agency, Kaleidoscope and Verizon Media. In recent practice, she uses Extended-Reality and Immersive Fashion to challenge innovation within the areas of new-media and communication, retail spaces, sustainability and design. ...


Alexis Arragon | Skinvaders

Alexis is the Managing Director at Skinvaders, the world’s leading platform for digital, in-game, branded assets. With 20 years of experience in new technologies — interactive media, user experience and software, he is passionate about product, conquering a market and all the links one must build between the two. Alexis is also the cofounder of the European B2C market leader for portrait photography....


S4ra | Digital Artist

S4RA is a non-binary, genderqueer digital artist who has spent endless hours fighting monsters and roaming through labyrinths. From there, S4RA developed an experimental and explorative process, between the visual culture of computer games and gif files. S4RA uses social media/platforms to engage animations in gender representation issues and political plots. S4RA still plays old school video games....


Andreu León | Vasquiat

In his role as Sales Manager at Vasquiat, Andreu Leómmakes sure that their curated brand selection achieves its full potential of sales and exposure. His commitment is to deliver their global community of fashion enthusiasts the latest and most interesting up-and-coming designers. Vasquiat offers brands the possibility to display their collections in-season, on a pre-order basis, as well as in their physical Barcelona store. The most valuable aspect of León’s job is seeing small designers develop their business with Vasquiat and providing them with exposure and a platform of growth....


Host: Joana Barrios

Joana Barrios divides herself between theater, television, the internet, and kitchens. She is an actress graduated from ESTC, has a postgraduate degree in Film Criticism and Pop Music and spent a season with the choreographer Anna Sánchez, in Barcelona. She has been a member of Teatro Praga since 2008. She was the friendliest nightclub concierge ever at Lux/Frágil. She is co-author and presenter of ARMÁRIO, the documentary series on Fashion, broadcast on RTP2 that in 2020 earned her the award for Best Entertainment Program from the Portuguese Society of Authors. She collaborates with Canal Q on shows such as Super Swing or Princesas e Doentes, always alongside André e. Teodósio. Joana is the author of two cookbooks: NHOM NHOM and O DA JOANA — and she has more on the way....


March 3, 2022