Flavia Mazzanti (*1994) is an Italian-Brazilian Vienna based artist and entrepreneur in the field of virtual reality and digital media, with a background in architecture. Her work explores artistic-philosophical concepts on post-anthropocentrism, new materialism, body and identity with the interest in providing alternative perspectives on ourselves and our environment.
She graduated with distinction at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, receiving the Gustav Peichl Award for architectural drawing and the Würdigungspreis for artistic work. Her works have been shown and awarded at multiple national and international exhibitions and festivals, including the USA, UK, Switzerland, Portugal, Germany, Austria, Italy – among others the Ars Electronica Festival (AT), DA Z – Digital Arts Festival Zurich (CH), Museum Kunst Haus Wien (AT), ADAF – Athens Digital Arts Festival (GR), m|i|mo – Museum of the moving image (PT). Her works are part of the Collection of the Vienna Museum, the Art Gallery Room of Fine Arts in Graz, and of various private collections.
Flavia is also the co-founder of Immerea – an interactive media company focusing on the development of VR games and virtual installations – co-organizer of XRVienna, and active as university lecturer and speaker at national and international symposiums and festivals. She is listed on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe list of 2023.