Hector Centeno is a digital media creator, developer and instructor with over two decades of experience as an independent artist, interactive systems programmer and designer, and digital media technician.
As an artist, Hector’s focus is on the aesthetic potential of immersive digital sound, visual and interactive experiences that seek to engage the audience into a reflection of existence, place relationship and perception of reality. Among his artistic activities are national and international presentations of multi-channel sound art, interactive installation art, live sound and video performances, and virtual reality experiences.
As a software and interactive system developer and designer, he has worked on virtual and augmented reality interactive experiences, video game mechanics and simulation systems, hardware sensors and micro-controller interactive systems for art installations, and spatial audio software tools. The companies involved include New Adventures in Sound Art, Impossible Things (AR) and for multiple independent media artists.
He holds the position of Assistant Professor at York University in Toronto, in the Department of Cinema and Media Arts (School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design) where he teaches courses related to virtual production, sound, video, interactivity, and general digital media design theory and techniques. He has also taught at OCADU and George Brown College.
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