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Pau Alsina

Lecturer and researcher in Arts and Humanities Studies at the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, where he coordinates and teaches courses on art and contemporary philosophical and scientific thought. He also teaches on the Master’s degree in Digital Art Curatorship at the Higher School of Design attached to the Universitat Ramon Llull. With a PhD from the Universitat de Barcelona, he is the author of books such as Arte, ciencia y tecnología, co-author of Monstruos y quimeras: arte, biología y tecnología, of teaching textbooks such as Estética y teoría del arte o Pensamiento contemporáneo, of chapters in books devoted to art and digital culture, bio-art and bio-politics, etc. Since 2002 he has directed the journal Artnodes, which focuses on the intersections between art, science, and technology, and for which he has coordinated various special editions on software art, bio-art, new media art history, etc. He is a co-founding member of the YASMIN Mediterranean Art Science Technology Network, led by the Leonardo/International Society of Art, Science and Technology. He has advised public and private institutions in relation to digital technologies in arts and culture, and has produced a range of reports such as the Libro blanco de arte, ciencia y tecnología. He has co-chaired congresses such as “Art Matters International Conference” and “Interface Politics”, symposia such as “Sinergia: noves fronteres de la ciència i el pensament” and he has co-curated exhibitions such as “Cultures del canvi: àtoms socials i vides electròniques”. He is currently researching a neo-materialistic approach to the arts in connection with studies on science and technology and media archaeology.

Update: 29 June 2016


Has participated in

Olga Goriunova

Abstract people and model characters

Conversation between Pilar Lacasa and Gregorio Luri

Expressions of the Future

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Guided visits to "The Thinking Machine" in the company of specialists