Category: Projects

Galápagos Art and Science Journey

Inspired by the relevance of these islands, Quo Artis organizes the “Galápagos Art & Science Journey”, an expedition and a laboratory, where artists and scientists can reflect on the future of human and non-human species by means of 8 artistic projects and a series of debates.

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Postnature. The Future is Present

Quo Artis created the exhibition POSTNATURE. The Future is Present for the 40th anniversary of Ars Electronica Festival (Austria). In this project the concepts of future, nature and Anthropocene intertwine and dialogue with the answers offered by the artists Brandon Ballengée, Joaquín Fargas, Q.R*3: [Quimera Rosa + Roger Rabbitch +
Rebeca Paz] and Maja Smrekar.

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!brute_force

Quo Artis is the producer of !brute_force, an ongoing practice-based artistic research by the slovenian artist Maja Smrekar, that at its final stage aims to present an interactive installation in which a robotic arm learns from the movements of a dog and transforms the labyrinth where it moves by proposing a game between non-human agents.

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Antarctic Art & Science Expedition

Quo Artis Foundation is the producer of the Antarctic Art & Science Expedition, a supranational and intercultural art project that brought together leading artists from around the world to explore the future of Antarctica and deep oceans through artistic means. The art expedition started in Ushuaia, the southernmost city of our planet, on March 17 2017.

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The Zero-Gravity Band

The Zero-Gravity Band is a project produced by Quo Artis which aims to reflect and theorize on how artistic production and aesthetic perception are influenced by the gravitational forces of the planet Earth. Presented for the first time at SÓNAR Festival 2018, Barcelona.

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Art Made of Science – Microspheres

The Quo Artis Foundation in collaboration with the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona) and the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site present the first exhibition in Spain by artist Ayse Gül Süter, which investigates the differences between healthy and diseased tissues through a site-specific installation in the old operating room of Hospital Sant Pau.  

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Quantum Art Lab

Within the framework of the Quantum World Association (QWA), Quo Artis has created the Quantum Art Lab, an artistic-scientific laboratory, made up of artists, technologists and scientists interested in establishing bridges between mechanics, quantum computing and art, and whose objective is the creation of an artistic piece.

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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.

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Sea Urchins as (Reproduction) Model Organisms

Workshop with Maja Smrekar for artists and other curious hybrids on reproduction and inter_specie companion. In this workshop we will follow the reproductive process of sea urchins in relation to the work of the artist and the distinction between fertilization, in vitro fertilization and cloning.

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Cosmos, science and music, and the magic of the galactic instrument that is played without physical contact

Based on the orchestral suite “The Planets”, Gustav Holst’s masterwork inspired by the planets in the solar system, we present a talk about the connections between music and the cosmos, between the emotions and logic, and between mathematics, physics and art. After the talk, Lydia Kavina and musicians from the Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès will offer us a very special concert.

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Whater?

Committed to the environment, Quo Artis allocates its resources to the Whater? project, whose name comes from the question of What Water is around us? The artistic-scientific project Whater? Aims to investigate, disseminate and raise awareness about the negative effects of plastic on the environment to the widest possible public. The artistic-scientific project Whater? Aims to investigate, disseminate and raise awareness about the negative effects of plastic on the environment to the widest possible public.

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ArtCosmos: Light

ArtCosmos: Light is a tribute to the International Year of Light initiative adopted by the UNESCO. Nine artists present their unique works related to light and the cosmos.

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