Gert Aertsen

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Born 1975. Studied fine arts at the Hoger Instituut voor Beeldende Kunsten, Brussels (1998). Then as a classical painter and installation artist, his work represented a pseudo-philosophy based on imagery, provided by popular media as lifestyle magazines, advertising industry, television. In 2000 enrolled at the Higher Institute of Fine Arts Antwerp and started focusing on the potential of new technologies for installations. He designed different interactive projects, applications, 3D environments in VRML and Open-GL. In august 2001 joined mxHz.org collective. In february 2002 co-founded lahaag.org to cope with the many projects initiated by mxHz.org. In april 2003 founded code31. Lives in Brussels.