Pedro Zaz

from: 01.01.1970

Pedro Zaz is a New-Media artist and VJ working with fulldome / immersive cinema, video projection mapping, television, and audio-visual performance.

Zaz is co-founder of the international video artist group United VJs. “United VJs” creatively integrates the digital arts employing Video Projection Mapping, architecture, optical illusions, Fulldome Projection (digital planetariums), software programming, sound and video art. The international crew originates from from São Paulo, with partners across South America, US and Europe, and has performed all over the world.

The artist also co-founded the education platform VJ University, which provides specific art & technology training for VJs and other visual artists around the world. Zaz is director and one of the principle organizers of the Expanded Cinema festival Fulldome UK.

In the field of fulldome, he also works as a software mentor and systems integrator for VJing in digital planetariums, and has co-created the Blendy Dome VJ and the Blendy 360 CAM softwares used for content creation and VJing in dome environments.

Pedro Zaz is an Artist-in-Residence of SomoS, June 2016. On 15.06.2016 7pm, he presents his lecture “Spherical Revolution – The Past, Present, and Future of Fulldome and VR.” The lecture provides a fascinating and fun ride through the history of 360 dome projection and VR. New-media technologies, psychedelic visuals, and the ’80s club culture all come together in this unique presentation.