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ART IN ZERO GRAVITY: Kitsou Dubois

By Santiago Fernández Kitsou Dubois is a French dancer and instructor that have 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. Her academic research in the discipline lead her to the prestigious National Center for Scientific […]

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Quantum Art Lab, Art, Science & Technology

Quantum Art Lab is an interdisciplinary group formed by artists, technologists and scientists interested in establishing bridges between mechanics, quantum computation and art, directing its action to artistic reflection and creation, inspired by the contributions of this paradoxical branch of scientific knowledge with great philosophical relay: the emptiness, the discretization of the intimate substance of […]

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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 specialization of scientific investigation. Artists´ continuous interest in new discoveries and techniques and the artistic passion many scientists […]

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Talk: ” Art and its perception outside of the planet Earth”

May 18 – 13.00 hrs. Escuela Politécnica Superior de la Universidad de Lleida. Auditorio del Centro de Culturas del campus de Cappont. (Carrer de Jaume II, 67, 25001 Lleida) 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 […]

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Conceptualization The Zero-Gravity Band

The Zero-Gravity Band   By Michele Catanzaro, PhD  Physics and journalist “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.  American astronaut Marsha Ivins expresses […]

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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. Ada.Ada.Ada. Three meetings on learning, technology and gender  Barcelona City Hall, CosmoCaixa, Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona CCCB April 18, 19 and […]

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Debate: “Art and aesthetic perception outside the planet Earth”.

Day: February 23th Time: 18:15 Place: Former Damn Factory (C / Rosselló, 515, 08025 Barcelona) Language: English Free admission with limited capacity. Click here to register. How do production and the perception of art change when we are not restricted by the laws and physical frameworks that the planet Earth imposes us? This debate invites us […]

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“Time frame IN Mobile. CROSSING_ OVER ON THE IMAGINARY TO THE INTANGIBLE REALITY.”* by Miguel Petchkovsky**?

The Antarctic Biennale has open new boundaries within a framework of the perception of time and physical (yet imaginary) space in which the reality was fluid and dense at the same time, alerting our senses to the wonder of nature, intangible by any definition.

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Notes from the Akademic Sergej Vavilov, Antarctica* by Barbara Imhof**

Today is the last day on board. The day presents itself truly majestic, mild and very sunny. Now, in the afternoon we have a great view of Cape Horn, the most Southern tip of the American continent. In my childhood, when my brother and I looked at the atlas, we had speculated how Cape Horn would look like.

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“The ‘Reverse Biennale’: Humpback choreography, Calving soundtrack and a philosophical discourse with the gentle Gentoos”* by Susmita Mohanty**

The Antarctic Biennale being the 1st cultural expedition to the icy continent, I wondered about the response of the Antarctic residents, its wildlife primarily, to our well-intentioned transgression. We were carrying with us an urban notion of culture and the arts. I was curious to see if it would be met with amusement, resistance or […]

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“Pure Contemplation Idea”* by Alexander Sekatsky**

Dear colleagues, penguins, and albatrosses who have sided with them! Please let me give you a small lecture. To begin with, pure contemplation should be differentiated from cognition as a special type of phenomenon, or if you will, a special vocation. Instead of drawing a historical and philosophical perspective, I shall do the following. Let […]

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“About the Antarctic Biennale”* by Jean de Pomereu**

Some questions: More than just a place, Antarctica is an ideal that first began to inspire artists, writers and cartographers long before the continent was first sighted in 1820. Ever since its earliest exploration, painters and draughtsmen have  taken part in expeditions to document and record the process of geographic and scientific discovery. More recently, […]

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“About the Antarctic Biennale”* by Lisen Schultz**

What interests me about the Antarctic Biennale is its potential to explore, question and create human-nature relationships. We are now a dominant species on the planet, currently destroying our own home in the universe. Many of us have mentally separated ourselves from nature, and made nature into an object that we may admire, protect or […]

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From A Diary in Antarctica* by Wakana Kono**?

From A Diary on 19 March on the vessel …Sofia gave me an envelope fromAustralian artist Tom Blake, who will show his project at the Antarctic Pavilion during the 57th Venice Biennale of Art. I met Tom in January in Tokyo, when he was invited to the artist in residence in Hokkaido. He told me […]

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BioArt

En la actualidad existe un nutrido grupo de artistas que, desde distintos lugares del mundo, está trabajando en el fértil contexto de relaciones en el que se combinan arte, biología y tecnología.

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