Body, Memory and Geography: Poetic and Political

Body, Memory and Geography: Poetic and Political

Seminar, I Part

May 10, 2016, Barcelona, Spain

Organizing Team

Organized by:AGI | Art, Globalization, Interculturality, Departament d´Història de l’Art, Facultat de Geografia i Història, Universitat de Barcelona. PhD Academic Committee, Course 2015-2016
Coordination: Christian Alonso, Federica Matelli

Program

Round Table
17:30 – 17:45, Victor Ramirez
17:45 – 18:00, Mercedes Alsina
18:00 – 18:15, Giselle Freyberg
18:45 – 19:00, Antonella Medici
19:00 – 19:14, Pablo Santaolalla

Opening Speech: Dr. Pau Alsina

Dr. Pau Alsina, holds a PhD from the University of Barcelona’s Department of History of Philosophy, Aesthetics and Cultural Philosophy, having written a thesis on emerging systems in artistic practices related to technoscience. He is a member of the faculty of the Arts and Humanities Department of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Open University of Catalonia, UOC), where he coordinates subjects on art and contemporary thought. He has been director of Artnodes, the UOC’s art, science and technology journal, since 2002.

Intervention: Daniel López del Rincón

With the intervention of Dr. Daniel López del Rincón, Professor of Art History (UB) and author of the book BIOART. Art and life in the era of biotechnology (BIOART. Arte y vida en la era de la biotecnología), AKAL, 2015. Its main line of work has focused on the analysis of the relationships between art, biology and technology, within the framework of various research projects linked to the group Art, Architecture and Digital Society, and through stays in Madrid, London, Vienna and Dublin.

Venue

UB, Universitat de Barcelona, Aula Magna
Montalegre 6, 4th Floor, 08001 Barcelona
www.ub.edu