Photo by Stevie Chris.
Ricardo Rivera is Creative Director and Founder of Klip Collective, a creative shop born out of his days as a rave VJ and documentary editor. Ricardo is a visual artist, filmmaker and a true pioneer of video projection mapping, having earned a United States patent for his technological breakthroughs in the medium. His work has been featured multiple times at the Sundance Film Festival, including the commissioned festival bumper in 2014. Rivera has directed full-length light and sound experiences, including Nightscape at Longwood Gardens and Electric Desert at Desert Botanical Garden. He has directed music videos and tour visuals for a roster of indie artists such as Kurt Vile, Nothing, Twin Shadow and Simian Mobile Disco. In the advertising world, brands including Nike and Target have sought his unique ability to use video projection art as a bridge between architecture, technology and storytelling. The common element in all of Ricardo’s work is groundbreaking creativity and technological innovation.