Joan Soler-Adillon is an artist and associate professor at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), in Barcelona. His research and practice revolve around digital interactive media and its manifestation in digital art –particularly interactive installation, interactive storytelling and documentary, and virtual reality. From a full-body interactive game run on an inflatable slide, to a VR-based experimental documentary, he has participated in a myriad of projects with a focus on both behaviour design and interactivity, and on fostering the audience collaboration and participation.


Current Position:

2019-   Associate Professor at the Faculty of Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC).



2016-2019   Lecturer in Digital Media. Media Arts Department. Royal Holloway, University of London.

2006-2016  Teaching Fellow at the Department of Communication. Universitat Pompeu Fabra.



2015   PhD in  Social Communication, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (thesis directors: Simon Penny (UC Irvine) and Lluís Codina (UPF)).

2007-2008    EU Official Masters Degree: Interdisciplinary Master in Cognitive Science and Interactive Media, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

2003-2005     Master of Professional Studies: Interactive Telecommunications Program, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.

1996-2000    Graduate in Philosophy, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.