Roy Macdonald is an artist that works with technology in the Arts field; from video and moviemaking, to interactive installations and music, striving to make an intelligent use of it. Code and computers are his primary tools. His artistic and creative curiosity alongside with his inborn aptitudes for math and sciences as well as for leadership, establishes him in a position in which he can act, both as a, leader and bridge in multidisciplinary teams and endeavors. He enjoys challenges, especially if this means to learn new things and embark towards uncertain results.
He is an active contributor to the artistic oriented coding toolkit openFrameworks.
On 2010 he created his own new-media design studio, called Macrobio, in Santiago, Chile. Here, he and his team work mixing code with motion graphics and video, to create interactive installations and experiences. On early 2014, Macrobio was split up due to different business points of view. From there on, Roy has continued to work on the same subject and kind of projects but under his own name.
On fall 2015 he assisted to the School For Poetic Computation in New York City.
During March and April 2016 he was teaching creative coding at OF COURSE in Shanghai, China.
Currently he is residing in Santiago, Chile.