Symposium 2016

MUTATING ECOLOGIES
IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Ist International Symposium
December 1, 2016
Meier Auditorium (MACBA, Plaça Joan Coromines, Barcelona)

Program:

REGISTRATION
8:30 – 9:-00 am

PRESENTATION & INTRODUCTION
Anna Maria Guasch & Christian Alonso (AGI, Universitat de Barcelona)
9:00 – 9:30 am

KEYNOTE TALK
Art and Ecology in Times of Deviant Democracy
Maja & Reuben Fowkes (Translocal Institute, Budapest)
9:30 – 10:30 am

DISCUSSION
10:30 – 11:00 am

BREAK
11:00 – 11:15 am


PRESENTATIONS
11:15 am – 13:00 pm

New encounters with time and temporality
Anna Maria Hällgreen (Stockholm University)

Anecdotes of life and aphorisms of thought
Mitra Azar (Artist)

Art, Information Flows & CO2
Joana Moll (Hangar – VIT / VIC)

Monism, Immanence and Biohacking. Hacking dualistic violence
Laura Benítez (EINA, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)


DISCUSSION
13:00 – 13:30 pm

LUNCH BREAK
13:30 – 15:00 pm


PRESENTATIONS
15:00 – 16:30 pm

Embodying sustainability: insights and reflections from empirical experience
María Heras (ICTA, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

How to deal with toxic lives?
Aleksandra Jach (Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź, University of Warsaw)

Like a rolling stone. Traces and transmutations of the mineral in artistic practices
Marta Dahó (University of Barcelona)

Onto/aesthics of trans/mutation. Embryo-metallic potentialities in art-works of Alina Szapocznikow, Marek Konieczny and Jerzy Ludwiński
Radek Przedpelski (Trinity College, Dublin)


DISCUSSION
16:30 – 17:00 pm

BREAK
17:00 – 17:15 pm


PRESENTATIONS
17:15 – 18:45 pm

The chthulu’s call: art of affections and everyday politics after the Chthulucene Manifesto from Santa Cruz
Helena Torres (Researcher)

Cloud Ecologies: Weather, Pollution, Time, Data
Fiona Curran (Royal College of Art, London)

Seed Matter
Christine Mackey (Artist)

Anthropocene, Capitalocene, Chthulucene, staying with the trouble in Fukushima
Pablo de Soto (Researcher)

Affective Landscapes/Empathic Objects: Digital Documentary and Non-human Ecologies
Ila Nicole Sheren (Washington University in Sant Louis)


FINAL PANEL DISCUSSION
18:45 – 19:15 pm

Registration

Attendance to the event is free of charge but registration is required.
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