Microplasma is an entity created by Pedro Baptista for the development of challenging new media projects. It covers a wide range of digital media solutions – from design for the network, to interface design, interactive systems and audio-visual products.
Microplasma believes on the creation of beauty through science and science from beauty.
About Pedro Baptista
Pedro Baptista is a portuguese digital media artist, developer and consultant, graduated from Portuguese Catholic University - School of Arts - specializing in Digital Arts.
Pedro have been developing graphic and web design projects since around ’97 and he also produces work in various areas such as interactive installation, interface design, 3D visualization, and generic art direction over the last years.
Currently he works as creative director, designer and technologist at Creative BitBox.
He has taught Net.Art – MSc program on Digital Arts, Interactive Interfaces and Web Pages Technologies at the graduate program at School of Arts - Portuguese Catholic University – Porto, Portugal. Pedro also collaborated with CITAR – Research Center for Science and Technology in Arts, in various digital media projects, supported by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.
His passion for culture and the social well-being drove him to found entities like Intuitive (new media collective), 555 (nonprofit cultural association). In early 2000, in collaboration with Rodrigo Cardoso and Leonel Sousa, he raises Bor Land, an independent music label, working as graphic designer and art director until 2003.
Between his commercial work can be distinguished projects for Pssa!, Al-jazeera, Palco Principal, SONAE, Visionário, Portuguese League for Fight Against Cancer, Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar, Ketuh Records, CITAR, OPTIMUS, La Redoute and B-Around.
His artistic projects were presented at the Portuguese Catholic University, 555, Cerveira Biennial 2005, Mosteiro de Leça do Balio.