Quo Artis is an international non-profit organization that seeks to generate connections between art, science and technology, acting as a bridge between professionals in these fields.
The foundation curates, organizes and produces exhibitions, expeditions, conferences and workshops, as well as directing the production of projects on request and conducts research related to art and science.
Quo Artis is a member of the Council of the Spanish Foundations for Science (Ministry of Science and Technology) and of the platform “For a Sea without Plastic” (promoted by Greenpeace) and, since its creation, collaborates with professionals and organizations of international reference, such as: MIT MediaLab, City University of London, Biennale di Venezia, Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Museum of Houston, Festival of Advanced Music Sónar, Watermill Foundation and Berlin School of Mind and Brain, among others.
Created in 2015 in Barcelona, the foundation is based in the Sant Pau Art Noveau Site, one of the most important works of Lluís Domènech i Montaner, also declared World Heritage by UNESCO.
Investigate and show the work of artists who develop their work at the intersection of art and science. We address a wide, diverse and international audience, in order to contribute to the knowledge and enjoyment of scientific art.
The foundation aims to establish itself as a reference space in the field of art and science, where artists and scientists can meet and develop collaborative networks. Quo Artis wants to contribute to the education of a responsible society, oriented towards a more sustainable future.
- Sensibility and respect for artists and scientists, for art and science.
- Collaboration between communities of different backgrounds and professional fields.
- Contribution to artistic, cultural and social development.
- Commitment to society through art and science, responsible behaviors with our peers and environment.
Tatiana Kourochkina Co-Founder & President
Marco Agnolin Co-Founder & Vice President
Ricard Jiménez Buendía Board Member – Industrial Scientific Director of Eurecat – Technological Center of Catalonia
Alfonso Rubio Manzanares Board Member – President of bqb & The Quantum Information & CyberseQurity Think Tank
Montserrat Rodríguez Sánchez Secretary – Partner Board of Rodríguez Sánchez Lawyers and Associate Advisors
She has a degree in History from the Russian State University of Humanistic Sciences and subsequently trained at Sotherby´s Art Institute in London. Before creating Quo Artis, Tatiana was the director of the TK gallery in Barcelona, an exhibition space with a cross-cutting theme and of varied genres, interests and techniques, from technology, painting, photography to video-installation or sculpture.
She has a degree in Art History from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Subsequently, she carried out the Independent Studies Program of the Museu d’Art Contemporany de Barcelona (MACBA). She has worked at Quo Artis since its creation as the Project Manager and, since 2019, as the co-director. She has also worked in production and research for MACBA, the Fundació Tàpies, LOOP, Arxiu/Muntadas and Fundació Miró.
Visual Artist with a major in painting and digital photography (UCH-PUC, Chile). She studied the diploma Museology, Museums and Education (USACH-Chile) and for seven years worked as main coordinator at the Museum of American Popular Art in Chile (MAPA). She studied the Master of Cultural Heritage Management and Museology at the University of Barcelona (Spain). From 2018 to date she works as the project manager of Quo Artis.
Design student at the BAU University Design Center, Barcelona. Interested in the sustainability and animal rights, in her university projects she looks for ways of sustainable creation and tries to make her audience reflect on these issues. She is fluent in Russian, Spanish, English and Catalan, speaks French and is learning Italian. In June 2019, she joined the Quo Artis Foundation as a Community Manager.
The Quo Artis office is located in the Pavilion Sant Cosme y Sant Damià, which is part of the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, the most important work of Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner.
Located in Barcelona, Sant Pau (the former Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau) hosts a knowledge centre set up by leading institutions in the fields of sustainability, health and education, among others.
The restoration of Sant Pau’s pavilions, which were declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1997, was the starting point for an active cultural program.
Recinto Modernista de Sant Pau
C/ Sant Antoni Maria Claret, 167, 08025 Barcelona