Matic Potočnik is a researcher of technological changes and their impact. He focuses on the development and analysis of software.
In his art he commonly works in merging the real and the virtual. With Dominik Mahnič he created Lumen, an installation for extended reality. He collaborated with Dan Adlešič and Tilen Sepič on Form from Form, a mixed-reality project. With Saša Spačal he developed the Liminoid, a work on scattered identity, relying on augmented and virtual reality. His expertise also helped develop works by Zoran Srdić Janežič, Mojca Založnik’s Infinite In-Between, The Game by Jaka Berger – Brgs and Matej Stupica, as well as the first version of the Selfish Machines. His work has been presented at festivals like Ars Electronica (AT), Device_art (CRO) and Queens (DK), Svetlobna Gverila, IZIS, International Computer Art Festival Maribor (MFRU) and in museums and galleries such as Museum of Contemporary art Metelkova (+MSUM), Kapelica Gallery, Aksioma’s Project Space and Layer’s House.