Marco Mezquida shines equally as composer, pianist, improviser, accompanist and bandleader; that he is eclectic and versatile, is to name the obvious. Above all, Marco is a playful and unpredictable artist, who creates a world of his own that is at once inviting and fascinating.
Epicuro Lab is a collaborative art collective, whose core is composed of an atypical landscape architect and artist, Gabino Carballo, and Tatiana Kourochkina, art producer and strategy director of Quo Artis.
Researcher and curator with interdisciplinary experience in social sciences, business administration, cultural sciences, and the arts.
Professor of Logic and Philosophy of Science in the Department of Philosophy, where he directs MINT Lab (Minimum Intelligence Laboratory, specialized in Philosophy of Cognitive Science and Plant Neurobiology).
Philosopher, art theorist, curator, professor at the University Paris 8 and invited professor at the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters of the National Autonomous University of Mexico.
Maja Smrekar‘s (SI) work has been established in the international art and science milieu. Grounded in sculpture and contemporary arts, her practice has allowed her to lead strong collaborations in developing cross-conceptual productions that include installations.
Gabino Carballo is a landscaper and expert in the management of urban parks and
gardens. He currently collaborates with Quo Artis.
Blanca de la Torre curates, lectures and publishes extensively on the intersections of art, cultural studies, ecology and sustainable practices, and has also acted as a consultant to diverse sustainability and cultural organizations and institutions.
Urs Bigler is Switzerland-based photographer whose practice explores the bodily and the human and their interactions with nature and architecture.
Katya Cazar is a visual artist from Cuenca, with practical and theoretical training in contemporary art. She has exhibited in solo exhibitions in Ecuador, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and the United States.
Yoi Kawakubo is a Spanish-born Japanese artist based in London and Tokyo. He turned to artistic practice after receiving a degree in applied neuroscience. He creates photographs, moving images and sound installations intertwined with economic, social and philosophical reflections.
Vid Simoniti is a lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Liverpool, MA in Art, Aesthetics and Cultural Institutions. Topics of research include philosophy of art, history of American conceptual art, biotechnological art and, increasingly, visual culture in the digital
Full professor at the University of Padua, where he teaches Forest Pathology and Tree Health classes.
Nicole L’Huillier (b. 1985, Santiago, Chile) works with sounds, vibrations, resonances, and multiple transductions to explore more-than-human performativity and agency from micro to cosmic scales; to create membranal and resonant (neo)rituals, and to investigate vibrations and sounds as construction materials for spaces and identity while fostering collectivity and stimulating imagination in non-static and embodied ways.
He is a renowned conceptual photographer, as well as a writer, editor, curator and professor, who has played an important role in the consecration of Spanish photography internationally.
Theresa Schubert is a Berlin-based artist exploring unconventional visions of nature, technology and the self.
“uh513” began working as an artistic duo in 2009. María Castellanos is an artist with a Ph.D. in Fine Arts and Alberto Valverde is an artist and technologist, with extensive experience in system design, creation of interactive environments, multimedia and robotics.
Dutch artists Lonneke Gordijn (1980) and Ralph Nauta (1978) founded DRIFT in 2007.
DRIFT manifests the phenomena and hidden properties of nature with the use of technology in order to learn from the Earth’s underlying mechanisms and to re-establish our connection to it.
Mónica Rikić is an electronic artist and creative coder based in Barcelona. She focusses her practice in code, electronics and non-digital objects to create interactive projects often framed as experimental and speculative games.
Fernando Martín Velazco is a writer and the captain of Stultifera Navis Institutom, a platform for creative expeditions. He coordinated the multidisciplinary research cycle of gray whales “Los Juegos del Leviatán” (2017-2021), which was awarded with the second prize of the Quo Artis Award 2020 for production in art, science and technology for the project The Maihaiowit ‘s Lullaby.
As individuals and artists, Sandra and Gaspard seek to escape a deterministic life led by technologies; these same technologies which are designed to colonize our daily routines, both in domestic or professional time. For the last few years, they focused on social and environment issues such as energy production, interspecism symbiosis, and cooperation for survival.
Sandra and Gaspard believe in the power of care to foster more empathy and a better understanding of our ecosystems. For that purpose, they include in their researches living organisms as agents for change, involving both a respectful and humble position towards the complicated diversity of life.
They work together since 2004 and have participated in several exhibitions and festivals, among others Piksel (Bergen), Science Gallery (Melbourne), Voltaje Festival (Bogota), Rua Red art center (Dublin), EDF Fundation (Paris), Centraltrack (Dallas), National Dramatic Center (Montpellier), SKOL Art Center and Art Souterrain (Montreal) or Santa Monica art center (Barcelona).
Marcel·lí Antúnez Roca is a Catalan artist internationally renown for his mechatronic performances and interactive installations.
Daniel López del Rincón (ES) PhD in Art History and lecturer at the University of Barcelona. His research and teaching focuses on art from the 20th and 21st centuries, particularly on the analysis of the relationships between art, nature and science. He
Muniz develops social projects that use artistic creation as a force for change. He participates in educational and social projects in Brazil and the United States.
Brandon Ballengée (US) is a visual artist, biologist and environmental activist. Ballengée creates transdisciplinary works of art by means of laboratory and ecological field research, focusing his work on human and non-human organisms affected by the Anthropocene.
Phd in humanities Universidad Pompeu i Fabra (Barcelona) and directs the Master in Literary Creation of the same institution. He has lived in Buenos Aires, Rosario and Chicago. He has published in various newspapers such as El País, La Vanguardia and Letras Libres.
She is a Phd, Artist and Professor at the UCLA Department of Design Media Arts and Director of the Art|Sci Center at the School of the Arts and California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI).
She focuses her research on the cultural, (bio) political and ecological realities of aquatic ecosystems, using this as a starting point to investigate and address philosophical questions about the intersection of art, science and technology.
Joaquín Fargas (AR) is an artist, founder and director of the Exploratorio Arts, Science and Technology Center in Buenos Aires, and director of the LatBio Lab (Latin American BioArt Lab).
Quimera Rosa (ES-AR-FR) is a nomadic lab from Barcelona that researches and experiments on body, technoscience and identities.
Julian Charrière (b. 1987, Morges, Switzerland) is a French-Swiss artist based in Berlin whose work bridges the realms of environmental science and cultural history. Marshalling performance, sculpture and photography, his projects often stem from fieldwork in remote locations with acute
Ayse Gül Süter (Turkey, 1982) studied Animation and Digital Arts at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. In 2016 and 2018 she received the Cultural Exchange Grant from the Turkish Cultural Foundation
Juliana Cerqueira Leite is a Brazilian/American sculptor based in New York. Her work is currently on view in Venice, Italy, at Alma Zevi gallery, in the group exhibition The Venice Show.Cerqueira Leite received the 2019 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant for her
Julius von Bismarck is a multi-media artist using everything from photography and video to installation and performance, in works that confront human perception and experience. For Versuch unter Kreisen (Experiment Among Circles) (2012), conceived while he was a Collide@CERN resident,