Jonas Eltes (1993) is a computational / interactive designer & artist from Sweden, holding a diploma in Interactive Communication from Berghs School of Communication in Stockholm, leading up to his participation in the Google Creative Lab 5 programme in London where he met former London-based digital art studio Alpha-ville run by curator duo Estela Oliva & Carmen Salas whom he worked closely with from 2015 to 2016, assisting mainly with design & production; sparking his interest for the digital arts and the critical approach to the medium and eventually to approaching his own practice at Italian Communication Research Centre - FABRICA - where he recently finished a one-year fellowship investigating the societal side of digital communication.

Born and raised on the early days World Wide Web, in the realms of digital and in the nature of anything. His practice focuses on investigating his own nature in the form of an ever growing relationship to machines, by employing computers as a tool to study and expose the complex dynamics of the signal based landscape and what new complexities might evolve around it; often represented through installations embodied in physical space offering new perspectives on the horizon of computation.

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Ung Svensk Form (Young Swedish Design Award) – ArkDes (Sweden), 2019 Arte Laguna Prize (13th) – Arsenale of Venice (Italy), 2019 Open Codes. Digital Culture Techniques – Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan (India), 2018 Drehmoment Festival – Stuttgart Public Lilbrary (Germany), 2018 Athens Digital Art Fetival (14th) | Singularity Now – Megaron Athens Concert Hall (Greece), 2018 Arte Laguna Prize (12th) – Arsenale of Venice (Italy), 2018 Open Codes. Living in Digital Worlds – ZKM | Centre for Art and Media (Germany), 2017 Made in Space – SPACE10 (Denmark), 2017 I See Colors Everywhere – Triennale (Italy), 2017 Into the Wild: Decoding the Creative Journey – Somerset House (United Kingdom), 2016 Google I/O – Shoreline Amphitheatre (United States), 2016 FABRICA Christmas Market – FABRICA Research Centre (Italy), 2016 Connected Beings – Mobile World Centre (Spain), 2015
Arte Laguna Prize (Finalist), 2019 Ung Svensk Form (Young Swedish Design Award), 2019 Aesthetica Art Prize Anthology, 2018 Arte Laguna Prize (Finalist), 2018 Kungsbacka Municipality – Emerging Young Artist Grant, 2017 Contagious Magazine – Emerging student and graduate talents, 2013 Berghs School of Communication - Honours Scholarship, 2013 Berghs School of Communication - Reidar og Gunnar Holsts Legat, 2012