Amparo Prieto

Amparo Prieto


Amparo Prieto Monreal (Chile), University of Zaragoza, Laboratory of History of Science and Technology LABchs. She is a visual artist and researcher specialized in the link between art, territory and energy. She works in the field in several historical-energetic enclaves in Chile, Spain and, currently, Italy.

She is a PhD student in the Heritage, Societies and Border Spaces program at the Universidad de Zaragoza; Master in Historical, Artistic and Geographical Research Methods at the UNED, Spain; Master in Lighting Design, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain and Bachelor of Arts at the Universidad de Chile. For the last 10 years she has lived in Rabones, a rural town in south-central Chile, where she has dedicated herself to researching the relationship between rurality and energy production.

From this she raised a doctoral research project, with which she obtained the ANID scholarship (National Agency for Research and Development, Ministry of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation, Government of Chile) in 2018. After pursuing doctoral studies in Spain, she returns to Chile, to develop her fieldwork, which focuses on the coexistence of energy uses and habits in rural territories and problematizes around the global phenomenon of energy transition.

With the support of the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage of Chile and the Directorate of Cultural Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile.


XVIII International Academic Forum: Chiaroscuro, socio-technical ecology of visibility. Stories of light/darkness in nocturnal maps of the earth