Mathieu Le Sourd, also known as Maotik, is a French digital artist who focuses on immersive experiences, interactive installations and audiovisual performances. He holds a Bachelor degree in Digital Media Production from the London Institute and a Master degree in Digital Arts (Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona).
Known for his immersive dome performances, Maotik designs his own audiovisual tools, generating real-time visual content from algorithms and creating 3D worlds to transform perceptions of space. In addition to his solo career, he often collaborates with artists from other disciplines such as music, dance, theatre, architecture as well as scientists in order to continue his research into the relationship between arts and technology.
Since 2011, his works have been exhibited in various festivals and institutions worldwide, such as Mutek Festival, Live cinema in Rio, Signal Festival in Prague, the British Film Institute in London, ARS Electronica in Linz, Miraikan Science Museum in Tokyo, B39 in Seoul and Funkhaus in Berlin.
Maotik recently moved to Berlin where he continues his artistic research by taking part in the art residency organised between Sonar+D and Factory Berlin. He has also joined CODE university where he works as a professor specialised in interactive design, generative design, augmented and virtual reality environments.