> Steven Devleminck | Transmedia Core staff


Steven Devleminck (Brussels) is a theorist and practitioner specialized in media/sound art and cartography/artistic mapping. He holds a Master degree in Science (physics, chemistry, bio-engineering) from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a PhD in philosophy from the University of the Arts, London. He is co-founder and director of the Transmedia Programme in Arts, Media and Design of the Leuven University College of the Arts (LUCA), and visiting professor at maHKU, Utrecht. A selection of his output includes the books Cartographic Strategies, Subjective Worldviews with Herman Asselberghs, Shaping Voices with Johan Van Looveren and Inge Gobert, and a series of internationally published articles and conference papers. His practice based work has been shown in Z33, Hasselt, Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België, Brussels, Happy New Festival van Vlaanderen Kortrijk, Future Places, Porto amongst others. Research interests are (trans)mediated environments, art-science interfaces, complex data-structures and the logics of their interpretation. He also teaches on new media art and information visualization/cartography at the Graphic Design Department of the Leuven University College of the Arts LUCA and contributed to several projects such as the ‘Shapeshifters’ lecture series at the Brussels Beursschouwburg ( and the ‘Perfor(m)ations’ symposium on art and architecture at Wiels, Centre for Contemporary Art. Other work includes the books ‘BinnenInside’ and ‘Lichtzinnig’ (2006, 2007 in collaboration with Johan Stuyck), the articles ‘The Chemistry of Meaning, or How to map a Moment of Magic’ (2007 in collaboration with Koen Stroeken), ‘The Real and the Ideal’ (2007) and ‘Affective Cartography’ (2007), a series of installations for the multidisciplinary exhibition ‘WIT’ at the Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg (