Richard De Souza of MNVR is one of Australia’s leading large scale projection artists with skills spanning animation, design, vjing, programming and technical direction. He is constantly exploring the boundaries of emerging technology, seeking to streamline the integration of new platforms, to re-animate known environments and provide viewers with a unique visual perspective.
MNVR is also a Melbourne based graphic design studio specialising in art direction, animation, hybrid motion art, site specific interactive work and live stage installations. De Souza’s work has graced the pages of international design publications Stash Magazine and Fubiz. A specialist in creating large-scale visual experiences, Richard De Souza’s light installations have projected across Australia and the globe. The piece, which inspired De Souza’s design studio, ‘MNVR ’ was shortlisted for the 2010 Vimeo awards in the motion graphics category. Music festivals including the Big Day Out, Parklife and Stereosonic have each employed the talents of the artist to install breathtaking live visuals. Innovative, calculated, his work seeks to re-animate the environment and provide the viewer with a unique visual perspective.