Nanotopia live at the 2023 Metaverse Maker Competition Awards Ceremony. March, 2023.

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Nanotopia, aka Tosca Terán, performs her live bio-sonification musical experience at the 2023 Metaverse Maker Competition Awards Ceremony.

Tosca describes herself as an interdisciplinary, human holobiont whose work is a confluence of art, ecology, and craft. Her work has been featured at The Harwood Museum, SOFA New York, The Toronto Design Exchange, MOCA Toronto, The Ontario Science Centre, Music Works, Vector Festival, Studio Art & Craft Canada, SONICA21, Glasna Music Magazine, The Mushroom UK, NAISA (New Adventures In Sound Art), and Ars Electronica. Her MyceliaVR performance was a special event at The 78th Venice International Film Festival, and opened for AMAZE./Berlin22. MyceliaVR was nominated for and won the Spirit of the Festival award at the Raindance Film Festival.
Tosca has received funding support and residencies from the Goethe-Institut Montreal, The Canada Arts Council, BigCi Environmental Award Australia, Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council, SUNY Buffalo’s Coalesce Centre for Biological Art for her immersive, expanded reality, nonhuman bio-sonification projects.

The performance was produced and directed by Jason Moore, an award-winning cross-platform writer, producer and director.

The awards ceremony was produced by Creator Jam as part of the 2023 Metaverse Maker Competition, a month-long VR centered creator's contest held annually in NeosVR.