Filipe Vilas-Boas is a Portuguese artist who lives in Paris. His work combines twisting, reinterpretation and new media. In particular, he examines our digital practices and their ethical and aesthetic implications. He addresses themes such as automation, surveillance and the digital economy. His work has been published in the last two editions of the book Portuguese Emerging Art 2018 and 2019. He regularly exhibits in France and internationally: ADAF, Share Festival, UNESCO, Le Cube, Biennale Siana, Biennale Némo, CENTQUATRE, Zaratan, MAAT Museum, Tate Modern.
Ethics and Technological Aesthetics
As a keen observer of our digital landscapes, Filipe Vilas-Boas makes visible these strange transformations that digital technologies bring about in society and human behaviour. Full of humour and wit, his works include sharp critiques of our relationship with technological systems while leaving room for contemplation and dreaming.