Popkalab is an experimental lab founded by Ricardo O’Nascimento that creates experiences through smart clothing, design, interactive installations and tangible interfaces.

Ricardo O’Nascimento is an artist and researcher on the field of new media and interactive art. He investigates body-environment relations focused on interface development for worn devices, interactive installations and hybrid environments.

He holds degrees from PUC – SP , SENAC – SP and the University of Arts and Industrial Design Linz at the Interface Culture Department. Currently he works in his studio and teaches at Willem de Kooning Academie in Rotterdam.

He has received awards including CYNETART award 2012 and Rumos Arte Cibernética. His works have been featured in several museums, galleries and art festivals like Ars Electronica, FILE, LABoral, V2, Instituto Itaú Cultural, Soft Galleri and Transmediale, among others.


Twitter: @popkalab