Carlos Pineda

Colombia

Graduated from the Concordia University of Montreal in Design Art. He is a permanent collaborator of the Department of Visual Design at the University of Caldas, in Manizales, Colombia. In 1993 he was invited by the University of Guelph, Ontario to give photography workshops at the Faculties of International Development and Fine Arts, at York University in Toronto and the Cross Cultural Learner Center in London, Ontario.

He has been a collaborator in different magazines: Specials of the magazine Semana in Colombia; Zazpika in the Basque Country, Spain; Die Furche in Austria; Editorial Ulysse (travel guides), Women and Environment, Voir and in various publications of the University of Montreal in Canada. He has participated in different books by Villegas Editores. The book “Cafés de Colombia”, Villegas Editores, ISBN 978-958-8306-22-3 of which he is a photographer together with Andrés Mauricio López, ranked first in the Gourmand Cookbook Awards, Paris, 2009 in the Juices & Beverages Category Non-alcoholic and Second Place in the Latino Book Awards, New York 2010 – Book Expo America, USA. The book has been translated into English under the title “Coffees of Colombia” ISBN 978-958-8306-79-7.

His portfolio was selected for Photoespaña 2010 held in Cartagena de Indias. In 2012, he received a scholarship from the National Federation of Coffee Growers of Colombia and the Colombian Ministry of Culture to carry out gaze awareness workshops through photography in the municipalities of Aguadas, Caldas and El Cairo, Valle del Cauca. In 2013, he won the call for national internships from the Colombian Ministry of Culture with the "shared look" project. In 2014 he was selected to participate in the Latin American photography exhibition "Latin American Views" held at the "Festival In Latino, Latin American Culture Days" in Vilnius, Lithuania. In the last year he has dedicated himself to documenting coffee activities in Colombia with works carried out for the Olam Company of Singapore, Alter Eco of France, SKN Caribe, and Solidaridad Network of the Netherlands.

  • Date
    May 24, 2007

    Adriana Amodei

    Italy
    Italy guest country
    Pittrice, scultrice, video artist.
    Adriana Amodei, was born in Rome and lives in Europe – in particular in Svizzera, France, Austria, Italy, and now in Latin America. Plastic artist and teacher, he has studied Sociology at the Università La Sapienza di Roma with Professor Franco Ferrarotti and is a diplomat in Scenography at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma with the guidance of the pittore and poet Toti Scialoja.
    Without dagli anni Ottanta explores the various articulations of the forms, using differently mixed languages for parrot. Plastiche, ferro, colore, luce elettronica, testi, immagini numerice hanno dato vita a sculture, video, videoinstallazioni, fotografie digitali, allestimenti spaziali. Always pay attention to the relationship between material and immaterial, Ogni suo lavoro expresses trust in art as it safeguards its transcendence. He has esposto le sue opere in numeros show so much personali che collective in vari Paesi sia europei che extraeuropei.
  • Date
    May 26, 2008

    Ricardo Arce

    Colombia www.vimeo.com/animarce
    Associate Professor at the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University. Founding member of ASIFA Colombia. Graphic Designer from the National University, Specialist in Television from the Javeriana University and Master in Aesthetics and Art History from the UJTL. Book co-author Animation in Colombia until the end of the 80s.

    ASIFA

    Colombia www.asifacolombia.org 
    Colombian chapter of ASIFA -International Association of Animated Films-. It works for the encouragement, development and promotion of animation. Promotes opportunities for animators and their environment to share information and network globally. It ensures the existence and support of the rights of the animators, and animation as a social, academic and cultural engine.
  • Date
    May 24, 2017

    Roger Malina

    United States malina.diatrope.com Roger Malina is a space scientist and astronomer, and an art-science researcher. He is currently Professor of Art and Technology, and Professor of Physics, at UT Dallas. Malina is the founder of the ArtSciLab (artscilab.utdallas.edu ), which hosts collaborative projects between artists and scientists resulting in art works, scientific data exploration tools, and public engagement activities involving the integration of the arts, design, and humanities in science, technology, education, and mathematics (STEAM). Malina is an elected member of the International Academy of Astronautics and recipient of the "Laser d'or" Prize, from the International Video Art Organization.
  • Date
    May 24, 2017

    Sue Gollifer

    United Kingdom
      Sue Gollifer is the Director of the ISEA International Headquarters. She is an artist a curator and Principal Lecturer and the Course Leader for Digital Media Arts MA and a researcher at the University of Brighton, UK. Her work is in both national and international public and private collections and she is on a number of National and International Committees, including (CAS) the Computer Arts Society, (DAM), Digital Art Museum, (DAC) the ACM SIGRAPH Digital Arts Community and Chair of the ACM SIGGRAPH 'The Life Time Achievement in Digital Arts Award'. She has been a curator of a number of International Digital Art Exhibitions including the SIGGRAPH Art Gallery Exhibition'04: Synaesthesia and the “Intuition and Ingenuity” art exhibition to celebrate the Alan Turing Centenary 2012 and the & the William Latham Exhibition Mutator 1 & 2 (2013) at Phoenix, Brighton. She is on the Editorial Board of Digital Creativity, a referred journal published by Routledge, and is the art editor and curator of the visual section 'Artist Space', which examines the work of artists using digital technology. She is also on the Review Panel for the Leonardo Journal. In 2006 she was awarded an iDMAa Award, The International Digital Media Arts Award for her 'Exceptional Services to the International New Media Community'.
  • Date
    May 24, 2017

    David Rothenberg

    United States davidrothenberg.wordpress.com
    David Rothenberg (b. 1962) is a professor of philosophy and music at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, with a special interest in animal sounds as music. He is also a jazz musician whose books and recordings reflect a longtime interest in understanding other species by making music with them.\n\nRothenburg graduated from Harvard and took his PhD from Boston University.
  • Date
    May 24, 2017

    Annette Bhagwati

    Germany
    Annette Bhagwati studied Social Anthropology and Art History in Freiburg, Berlin and London. After extensive fieldwork in West Africa (Benin) she received an MA in Area Studies Africa (1993) and a Ph.D. (1999) from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. In her thesis she examined local aesthetics and evaluative frameworks in oral culture. After graduating, she worked for Artsworldwide, London, and Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, before she became program coordinator and in-house curator in the department of Exhibitions, Film, New Media at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt Berlin (2001-2006) . In this capacity, she coordinated and advised on major international exhibitions, conferences and festival collaborations, with a special focus on African, Asian and Latin American arts and cultures. Exhibitions include "Portrait Afrika. African Portrait Photography", "The Short Century" (Okwui Enwezor), "subTerrain. Contemporary Art from India" (Geeta Kapur), "Politics of Fun. Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia"(Ong Keng Sen/ Gridthiya Gaweewong), "Far Near Distance. Contemporary Positions of Iranian Artists" (Rose Issa), "DisOrientation. Contemporary Art from the Middle East" (Jack Persekian) and "About Beauty" (Wu Hung). Annette Bhagwati has taught courses on African Literatures at SOAS, graduated seminars on Classical and Contemporary African Art at Freie Universität, Berlin, and has co-edited the exhibition catalog "Porträt Afrika" (1999).
  • Date
    May 24, 2017

    David McConville

    Canada, United States of America   
    Dr. David McConville serves as the board chair for BFI. As a media artist and researcher, he develops tools and techniques for exploring the big picture context of the complex challenges facing humanity. He is currently creative director of the Worldviews Network, a collaboration of artists, scientists, and educators integrating storytelling and scientific visualizations to facilitate dialogues about social-ecological resilience in science centers across the United States. He also co-founded The Elumenati, a full service design and engineering firm specializing in the development of immersive virtual environments. His transdisciplinary doctoral research through the Planetary Collegium at the University of Plymouth examined the historic and contemporary role of visualization practices in shaping views of the world.
  • Date
    May 24, 2017

    Ricardo Dalfarra

    Canada / Argentina http://goo.gl/SeuhUx - http://ceiarteuntref.edu.ar
      Dr. Ricardo Dal Farra is a composer, transdisciplinary artist and founding director of the international project Balance-Unbalance. He is also a professor in the Department of Music at Concordia University, Canada and founding director of the Center for Experimentation and Research in Electronic Arts (CEIArtE) at the National University of Tres de Febrero, Argentina. He has been director of the Hexagram Center for Research-Creation in Media Arts and Technologies of Canada; coordinator of the Multimedia Communication Area of the Ministry of Education of the Nation in Argentina; associate researcher at the Music Technology and Innovation Research Center at De Montfort University in England; senior consultant at the Amauta Center for Art and New Media in Cusco, Peru; coordinator of the international project DOCAM - Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage; and researcher and consultant for UNESCO, France, on media arts issues.
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