Krisjanis has been working with digital media since Macromedia Flash 4. Between then and now he managed to try out painting, drawing, illustration, VJing, 3D modelling, Flash, creative coding, projection mapping and digital fabrication. He studied painting at the Latvian Academy of Arts and Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan; later, new media at the Media Lab Helsinki. Most of the time he has been freelancing, lately working on projects related to creative coding, projection mapping and digital fabrication. Once a year Krisjanis teaches the Digital Fabrication Studio course at the Media Lab Helsinki. Has spent some time at the Fab Lab Berlin while developing a resource management system for them. He is author of the book Cinder–Begin Creative Coding, although in his work he prefers to use the open Frameworks creative coding toolkit. His main project now is the development of an open source add-on for open Frameworks which let’s one use the Raspberry Pi mini-computer for serious projection mapping projects.
FITC Amsterdam 2017