Cofounders, Project management and Game Design & Art direction @ Immerea
Flavia Mazzanti (IT/BR/AT) is a Vienna-based artist, architect and entrepreneur in the field of virtual reality and digital media. She is co-founder of Immerea – a media company focusing on the development of VR Games and interactive Installations –, co-organizer of XRVienna, and active as public speaker and university lecturer. Coming from a background in art and architecture, Flavia is also active as media artist. She graduated with distinction at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, receiving the Gustav Peichl Award for architectural drawing and the Würdigungs Prize for artistic work. Her work has been exhibited and awarded at multiple national and international festivals, among others the Ars Electronica Festival, DA Z – Digital Arts Festival Zurich, Parallel Vienna, ADAF. Flavia is listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list of 2023.
Manuel Bonell (IT/AT) is a Vienna-based architect and entrepreneur, co-founder of Immerea, co-organizer of XRVienna and active as university lecturer. Manuel graduated with distinction at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna after receiving the Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Innsbruck. His work is driven by the interest for interactive applications in extended realities, ranging from XR installations, to CGI animations and VR games. Manuel’s works have been exhibited in national and international festivals, among others the Ars Electronica Festival and DA Z – Digital Arts Festival Zürich.