Category: News

What can artificial intelligence learn from dogs? 

MAJA SMREKAR AT CLICK FESTIVAL – MAY 18-19TH 2019 CONTEMPORARY ART, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   As part of Click Festival 2019, artist Maja Smrekar will present her first Artist Talk on the topic of an ongoing practice based artistic research project – produced by Quo Artis (ES) and co-produced by Kapelica Gallery (SI) and The Culture Yard (DK) – which will […]

Read More

From foil-wrapped glaciers to the Alpine storm cyclist: the artists fighting climate change

The Guardian
20/02/19
After too long a silence, art is finally tackling global warming. Here are the big players – including the artist who’s lighting up Alaska.

Read More

Una exposición muestra células humanas sanas y enfermas en Hospital Sant Pau

La Vanguardia
EFE
12/02/19
Més d’unLa exposición “Art Made of Science-Microspheres”, que explora las diferencias visuales entre tejidos sanos y enfermos, de la artista turca Ayse Gül Süter se ha inaugurado este martes en el Recinto Modernista Sant Pau para “acercar la ciencia a la ciudadanía”.

Read More

El antiguo quirófano de Sant Pau recrea la tensión entre salud y enfermedad

La Vanguardia
15/02/19
Si hay un espacio de Barcelona propicio para el intercambio entre la ciencia y el arte ese es el recinto histórico de Sant Pau.

Read More

Mirades – Art cel·lular

Ara
18/02/19
L’antiga Casa d’Operacions del Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau acull fins el 12 de març Art Made of Science – Microspheres, de l’artista Ayse Gül Süter

Read More

Dotze entitats ecologistes demanen amb un funeral simbòlic pels plàstics que el Govern aprovi ja la Llei de Residus. Els manifestants han duït un taüt plè de plàstics fins Cort, el Consell i el Parlament

N Notícies
Manel Ferrera
15/12/18
Més d’un centenar de persones han participat avui a un funeral simbòlic pel plàstic d’un sol ús. Demanen als governants que aprovin, com a tard al febrer, l’anunciada Llei de Residus. […]

Read More

Whater Project – Inspiration stories II

By Santiago Fernández.
Boyan Slat, a dutch sixteen-year-old kid, scuba dives with a friend in Greece. Outside the water, his friend is very excited talking about the thousands of jelly-fish he saw. Boyan seems to be talking to himself when he replies. Those were plastic bags, he says staring at the ground.

Read More

Round Table on Climate Change

On Friday 16th of November at 19:00 FCDHBCN organizes a round table at Sant Pau Hospital, Barcelona a debate on the problems that the world faces today and the alternatives that we can provide, within the framework of the General Theory of systems. Both individually, as in public administrations, the private sector, art and communication, based on proposal of Joanna Macy.

Read More

Whater Project – Inspiration stories

By Santiago Fernández.
“Humanity went through Stone Age, went through Ice Age, and today is going through Plastic Age. We need to find solutions” says Robert Bezeau, a Canadian living in Panama for almost ten years now.

Read More

IRB Artist in Residence Programme

IRB Barcelona invites applications from artists wishing to participate in its 2019 Artist in Residence Programme. IRB is looking for a professional artist, with a genuine interest in science who wishes to further their art by working alongside our scientists to gain insight and perspective into cutting-edge research in the biomedical sciences. Applications from artists from any discipline are welcome.

Read More

Art in Zero Gravity: Eduardo Kac

By Santiago Fernández.
The artwork of Eduardo Kac (pronounced Katz) briefly summarized in this entry has some similarities with the previously reviewed works by Arthur Woods. Both were conceived for and carried out in a space habitat.

Read More

Making Music in Space

In the midst of the space technology revolution – space tourism is expected to race within the next two years – a new generation of artists is wondering: Does art make sense outside the Earth? What will human culture be like in space?

Read More

Art in Zero Gravity: Arthur Woods

By Santiago Fernández.
Following our series on pioneer artists creating art outside the limits imposed by gravity, it´s time to discover Arthur Woods. Unlike the artists previously mentioned in this blog, Kitsou Dubois and Frank Pietronigro, Woods didn’t take any parabolic flight.

Read More

Art in Zero Gravity: Frank Pietronigro

By Santiago Fernández.
Frank Pietronigro is an interdisciplinary artist and educator. He studied at the University of Arts in Philadelphia. During his college years, back in the seventies, he fantasised to create paintings that could float in mid-air. In 1998, on NASA´s KC135 aircraft, he fulfilled his dream with Project 33 during a parabolic flight.

Read More

Art in Zero Gravity: Kitsou Dubois

by Santiago Fernández.
Kitsou Dubois is a French dancer and instructor who has always wanted to communicate and enlarge the “dance space”: whether through choreography in unusual places, experiments with new movements or her teaching to diverse groups of people.

Read More

Storytelling QuoArtis: Gravity, Water and Quantum. Programme 2018-2019

Multiple exchanges between scientific investigation and art take place both through the materials and the ideas used. The renowned connection between science and creation has existed since the Renaissance period and has never disappeared, despite the growing diversification of scientific research.

Read More

Talk: ” Art and its Perception Outside the Planet Earth”

The talk “Art, science and technology: the future of artistic production and the aesthetic perception outside of the planet Earth” will be presented by  Albert Barqué-Duran (artist and researcher of the City, University of London) and  Marc Marzenit (musician, composer and music producer).

Read More

Conceptualization The Zero-Gravity Band

By Michele Catanzaro.
“Zero gravity has some disadvantages […]. Many people get dizzy. The way to feel better is to let go and convince your visual system that “up” is any point where your head points, and “down” is where your feet are. 

Read More

Ada.Ada.Ada

In the framework of STEAMConf Barcelona 2018. Quo Artis Foundation joins this initiative to encourage and support women through the example of Ada Lovelace´s life story (London, 1815-1852), the first woman programmer in history.

Read More