Memo Akten
Works in London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

I like to touch people, in their most private places, and make them giggle or cry."

At the intersection of technology, art and design, Mehmet (aka Memo) Akten’s work focuses on designing and developing technology to create emotional and memorable experiences. Founder of The Mega Super Awesome Visuals Company, his work ranges from large-scale immersive interactive installations; live visuals for music / dance / theatre performances, music videos; to online works and mobile applications.

Recently he has exhibited and performed at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Science Museum, Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Sadlers Wells Peacock Theatre, Manchester Bridgewater Hall, Ars Electronica, Mapping festival, Glastonbury festival, The Millennium Gallery. He has also worked with artists and organizations such as Onedotzero, Aldeburgh Music, BBC Philharmonic, Depeche Mode, Imogen Heap, Mira Calix, The Rambert Dance Company, Streetwise Opera as well as brands such as Apple, Adidas, Rolls-Royce, Texas Instruments and Toyota. Also an open-source advocate, a lot of his source-code and experiments are documented on his blog