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Paula Diaz Mendilaharzu aka Lain_9 is a multidisciplinary artist with a degree in cinematography, independent music and cultural manager.
She works with video creating poetic essays and installations that reflect on the digital information age and the configuration of identity in the midst of this paradigm, using old formats such as VHS, MiniDV to create a retro-futuristic environment. A fan of science fiction, she combines video and audio to create dystopian landscapes and characters that invite us to give battle to everything that oppresses us, through art and music.
She also produces electronic music, within the realms of Detroit techno, IDM, house and acid. Programming electronic basses and synthesized melodies gave shape to her first solo project, Lain_9, a mothership with her first EP already orbiting the net: Hall 9000.
She previously participated in several projects as a bass player, programming drum machines and synthesizers. She also produced and directed the "Motor Pop" band festival. In December 2021, she participated in Artlab Artistic Residencies x Amplify D.A.I working in collaboration with Canadian artist Sonya Stefan realizing an artistic project in Live Set AV format.