Mobile Art && Code: Mehmet (Memo) Akten

Mehmet (Memo) Akten is a visual artist, musician and interaction designer interested in creating emotional and memorable experiences. Using programming as his primary artist’s tool, he develops technology to create new instruments and explore alternative ways of performing visuals and sound. Memo worked in the video games industry for five years, during which time he focused on designing and programming visual effects, physics and playability for platforms such as the PC, PSX, PS2, XBox, GameCube, and DreamCast. Since 2003, Memo has directed MSA Visuals, where he balances his time between personal projects, collaborations, research and working with international brands. Memo is one of the lead developers of the iPhone fork of the openFrameworks initiative.