Bruno Vianna was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1971. He graduated in film in Rio in 1996. He has a master's degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program, obtained in 1999. He is currently working on a classical fictional film based on facts related to the Landless movement in Brazil. It's script won grants from the Rio de Janeiro Culture Agency, and from Ibermedia. He was in residency in Recife, Brazil, in May, developing the electrokites project, where he hacked kites enhancing them with radios, LEDs and wind turbines. He directed a short documentary called Satélite Bolinha, which talks about Brazilian satellite hackers. In 2010 he co-developed Devorondina, a portable device that recycles the electromagnetic and acoustic spectrum into images. He also received the Vida 13.0 award for Liquid Satellite Garden, a satellite monitoring fountain that will be developed at the Laboral Arts Centre in 2011.