Alexandre Plennevaux


Member Since January 1, 1996


LAb|au| dev eloped a transdisciplinary and collaborative approach based on different artistic, scientif ic and
theoretic methods, examining the transformation of architecture and spatio-temporal structures in
accordance to the technological progress within a practice entitled ‘MetaDeSIGN’. Metadesign [ meta =
inf ormation about inf ormation ] displays the theme of space-constructs relative to inf ormation processes -
architecture as a code. It concerns the transposition of inFORMational processes in n-dimensional form.

Founded in 1997 and based in Brussels, LAb[au] mainly creates interactive artworks, audiovisual
perf ormances and scenographies, f or which it dev elops its own software and interf aces. Its f our members
(Manuel Abendroth, Jerome Decock, Alexandre Plennevaux and Els Vermang) also run since 2003 a digital
design gallery, "MediaRuimte", in the centre of Brussels.

LAb[au] showed its work at Sonar ( Barcelona, 2004 ), New Museaum ( New Y ork, 2003 ), Nabi Art Center
( Seoul, 2003 ), Bauhaus ( Dessau,+ ), ICA ( London, 2002 ), Ars Elektronica ( Linz, 1999 ), Centre Georges
Pompidou ( Paris, + ), Louvre ( Paris, 2000 ), NAI ( Rotterdam, several times ), …. among many others.

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