Praline B.

Artist, Researcher, and Independant curator in Dakar, Sénégal

Praline B.

Artist, Researcher, and Independant curator in Dakar, Sénégal

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Praline Barjowski, aka PralineB, is the virtual interpretation of Sylviane Diop, her interfaced and augmented body since july 2009.
She is a Researcher, Independent Curator, Interactive Media Artist.

PralineB is founder member and CEO of GawLab collective, in Dakar with the aim of promoting digital art in Senegal.
Working at the intersection of virtual and real space, the collective develops artistic concepts, performances, and actions that have a direct impact on the city, thereby exploring the interdependence between digital reality and public as well as social space.

With "MetaTrame Project, the collective also trains other artists in the use of digital equipment and opensource software and teaches them the basics of these digital tools, digital urban managment, and how to sell digital works. With the support and guidance of international experts from fields of culture, communication and information, artists can experiment here with new technologies and develop innovate approaches to artistic production. In this way, GawLab forms a network of different actors from the fieds of culture, Science and technology who come together to exchange ideas, discuss the future of digital society, and work together to solve specific artistic problems.

  • #digitalart
  • #mixedreality
  • #virtualworld
  • #opensimulator
  • #immersive3d
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    • Collectif GawLab