Tadej Vindiš [tadday vindish] (1990, Slovenia) is a London-based artist, curator, producer, lecturer and cultural manager on the crossroads between contemporary art, cultural studies, politics, media, and technology. He is particularly interested in the fields of virtual immersion, machine vision and artificial intelligence, investigating their cultural implication and disruption. His ongoing practice-based research into Selfish Machines was presented as part of the Common Knowledge exhibition of the 26th Biennial of Design (BIO 26) in Ljubljana. He lectures in contemporary media practice as a Visiting Lecturer at the Westminster School of Arts of the University of Westminster. As a Lead Producer of body>data>space in London, he co-curated Bio-Body-Tech exhibition at Nesta’s FutureFest in 2018, and produced and developed projects in partnerships with Innovate UK (UK Research and Innovation), Nesta Innovation Foundation, British Council, Deutsche Bank, Arts Council England, EUNIC London, and Imogen Heap, amongst others. Between 2017 and 2019, he developed a custom-built head-mounted VR recorder for the Seeing I project, which previewed at Ars Electronica 2019. Vindiš was an Executive Director of the internationally successful Fotopub Festival and Fotopub Association for Contemporary Culture (2017-2019). In 2016, he finished his MA studies in Interactive Media: Critical Theory and Practice at Goldsmiths, University of London, where he continued as a Visiting Researcher (2016-2018). With a scholarship from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, he finished his degree in photography at FAMU in Prague (2013).

Selected Press

The Guardian, Elephant Magazine, Koridor (SI), Večer (SI), We Make Money Not Art, Artribune (IT), MMC Radio-Television Slovenia (SI), The British Journal of Photography, Delo (SI), Mladina (SI), The Photographer's Gallery Blog, AQNB, Folio Magazine (SI).

Selected Partners, Funders, and/or Clients
Innovate UK (UK Research and Innovation), Nesta Innovation Foundation (UK), British Council, Mondriaan Fund (NL), Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council (CH), Arts Council England (UK), European Commission (FP7 Framework), European Union (Creative Europe, European Regional Development Fund), European Cultural Foundation (EU), EUNIC London (UK), Deutsche Bank (UK), Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, Ministry of Public Administration of the Republic of Slovenia, the City of Ljubljana (SI), City of Maribor (SI), KIBLA (SI), Zavod Projekt Atol (SI), Kino Šiška (SI), Museum of Architecture and Design Ljubljana, Yet Magazine (CH), ARTPRESS – Ute Weingarten (DE), ŠUM Journal for Contemporary Art Criticism and Theory (SI), Imogen Heap, Zealous (UK), Plexal accelerator (UK), Organ Vida Festival (HR), Brighton Photo Fringe (UK), Biennial of Design (BIO) Ljubljana, arebyte (UK), Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts – FAMU (CZ), Goldsmiths University Digital Cultures Unit (UK).

Teaching

BA Contemporary Media Practice, Level 4-6, Westminster School of Arts, University of Westminster;

Foundation Course in Art and Design, Westminster School of Arts, University of Westminster.

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