Jean-François Lacombe is a Montreal based media artist and designer. He graduated with his Master in applied science in landscaping design from the University of Montreal. He also has a degree in Event design from the School of design of the University of Quebec in Montreal. This is why his work involves both the landscape and the public. He is interested in developing art projects that inserts themselves into the city and the common places of everyday life. His latest project, Fortunecookie! Is a web based and interactive public art that needs a social network to come alive. As he is now a full time professor in new media and design at the University of Quebec in Outaouais, his work now venture more and more into the interactive realm to create small events that can hurl the everyday into the extraordinary.