Biography: Mateo Willis
Mateo Willis is a video artist whose work strays across the boundary of art and actuality filming.
He has been short-listed for international art awards and pieces have been displayed in numerous
galleries and film festivals all over the world. The theory of complexity provides the conceptual
starting point for much of his work which he has presented and discussed at many conferences on
the subject. Further examples can be seen at www.mateowillis.com
Crowded Out explores locomotion through the crowded environement of cities. Filmed in the bazaars
and rail yards of Delhi, the rejunivated centre of Liverpool and the seething melting pot that is
London, the piece highlights how natural movement trails develop out of the seeming disorder of
multiple agents. In each system underlying rules determine the emergent visible behaviour.
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