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
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
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.
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
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
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 to reflect on what it means to leave our planet and also debate about the future of humanity.Read More
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.Read More
In the framework of this two conferences, artist Maja Smrekar will present her ongoing artistic research!BRUTE_FORCE, which central question is: What can artificial intelligence learn from dogs?Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.
By Jean de Pomereu.
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.
“Glaciator” is an art installation placed in Antarctica, composed of solar robots that help to compact and crystallise the snow by turning it into ice, then adhering it to the glacier mass. As glaciers´ice melting is the most alarming effect of global warming, the mission of these robots is to help and accelerate the ice formation process on glaciers, allowing them to grow with the addition of snow turned into ice, regaining the mass they have lost as a result of the thaw. “Glaciator’s” ultimate purpose is to raise awareness about climate change, ice-melting and its consequences for the planet.Read More