Emanuel Dimas De Melo Pimenta, 42, architect, urban planner and composer of contemporary music. Developes architecture, urban planning and music using Virtual Reality and Cyberspace technologies. 1977 Marketing Prominence Award by the Brazilian Association of Marketing. 1986 APCA Prize by the International Association of Art Critics. 1994 Lac Maggiore Prize (Lombardia Regional Government - Milano; International Association of Art Critics, the Council of Europe, UNESCO). Selected by Rolex Awards for Enterprise, 1992-1993. Active member of the New York Academy of Sciences and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Co-founder and member of the board of the International Society for the Interdisciplinary Study of Symmetry (Budapest). Worked together with John Cage from 1985 to 1992. Composer for Merce Cunningham in New York since 1985. Member of the board of the European Environmental Tribunal (Brussels). Composer for the Appels Dance Company, New York, since 1990. His works are included in the Universalis Encyclopaedia (Sorbonne), the Sloninsky Baker's Art Dictionary (Berkeley), the Computer Art Museum in Seattle, the Bibliotèque Nationale de Paris and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Lisbon among others.