With an education in architecture and computer science, after working as a scientific researcher and in the electronic publishing of art & culture content, Yves Bernard founded in 1999 the association iMAL (interactive Media Art Laboratory, Brussels).

He initiated and produced various Belgian media artworks, and since 2000, he was the curator or co-curator of exhibitions in Brussels, Helsinki and The Netherlands (e.g, Art+Game – 2006, Hybrid World – 2007, Holy Fire, art of the digital age – 2008, Kiosk, artifacts of a post-digital age – 2009). He is the author or co-author of works exploring how Internet is merging with the real world such as OFFFCAM and The Gate. Yves Bernard teaches media arts in belgian art schools and is the director of iMAL, Center for Digital Cultures and Technology, Brussels