Erandy Vergara-Vargas Methods, Theories and Tools for Emerging Media Arts Curators

Date(s): Jan 15th 2021
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Registration Date(s): Dec 8th 2020 to Jan 14th 2021

Training

Eva & Franco Mattes, Emily’s Video (2012). Fondation PHI pour l’art contemporain (2020). Photo : Melania Dalle Grave, DSL Studio

Towards the end of the 20th century, the notion of “new media” burst into the creative community with so-called “new” technologies. If new media has been mainly limited, in the last twenty or thirty years, to video, photography and experimentation with robotics, the increasing accessibility of personal and portable workstations, programming software and digital development languages has increased the possibilities for designing interactive environments or works whose technical components are based on digital creation. From multimedia was born hypermedia, robotics, interactivity, and digitization, not to mention many important works that circulate in international fairs and exhibitions.

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Eva & Franco Mattes, Emily’s Video (2012). Fondation PHI pour l’art contemporain (2020). Photo : Melania Dalle Grave, DSL Studio

Erandy Vergara-Vargas is a curator and researcher based in Montreal. Her main research interests include feminism, global art histories, curatorial studies, and postcolonialism, with a particular interest in remix cultures, artificial intelligence, and the ethics and aesthetics of participation. She holds an MA from Concordia University and a PhD in art history from McGill University.

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