After the long summer vacation TheArtian.com is back on Campus Madrid with our monthly Art & Tech events (Join our Meetup group to stay updated!); this time we will host Iñaki Arredondo, CEO & co-founder of Seocnd Canvas, one of the most interesting startups we enountered to discuss the influence of technology on art. Second Canvas, the online app, provides museums with full content control in multi-device apps, over everything from new temporary or digital exhibits to play&learn games, social conversations, museum information and the details and interactive elements of a gigapixel image.
The company’s extraordinary (it is! wait till you see the demonstration during the event) ultra-HD gigapixel images make great art interactive and being used by leading museums in the world such as Museo Del Prado.
In a conversation with the company’s CEO & co-founder Iñaki Arredondo we will explore the influence of technology on the art experience, the opportunites and challenges in operating in this world and about future trends in creating online experience.
19:00 – Registration
19:15 – Conversation with Iñaki Arredondo and Demonstration
20:15 – Networking
THE CONVERSATION WILL TAKE PLACE IN ENGLISH
Iñaki Arredondo is the co-founder and CEO of Madpixel, the parent company of Second Canvas and the award-winning company leading the market in creating ultra-HD gigapixel images of museum artwork worldwide.
Having spent more than 10 years as a digital agency focused on Internet innovation Madpixel is now creating its own products. In 2011 he co-founded the start-up The Mad Video (San Francisco – USA), a SaaS platform for creating interactive videos. The Mad Video has completed two funding rounds and is currently in the process of being acquired by another company.
Before starting Madpixel, Iñaki was a freelance developer for a decade, in the pre-Internet era (he still uses “Do while .T.” in his vocabulary). At that same time he also worked as a programming language instructor and as a musician in different electric and acoustic bands.
Iñaki shares his experience by mentoring Internet based start-ups. He co-founded Chamberi Valley, Madrid’s leading network of consolidated tech entrepreneurs. Currently he collaborates with universities and museums as well by teaching master classes on entrepreneurship in technology and the arts.