Chair

Jorge Luis Marzo. GREDITS / Bau, Design College of Barcelona

 

Co-Chairs

Pau Alsina. MEDIACCIONS. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya
Tere Badia. HANGAR Visual Arts Production and Research Centre

 

General coordination

Vanina Hofman

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Vanina Yael Hofman

Vanina Hofman (Buenos Aires and Barcelona) is an Image and Sound Designer from the University of Buenos Aires (UBA). She holds a Master’s degree in Curatorship and Cultural Practices in Art and the New Media from MECAD/ESDi, Barcelona. Currently following a doctoral programme on the Information and Knowledge Society at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute, Open University of Catalonia, involving research into divergent preservation practices in the art of the media.

Since 2006 she has been running Taxonomedia, a platform dedicated to the researching, dissemination and management of projects related to the conservation, documentation and archiving of art in its convergence with science and technology, and to the processes related to the construction of its recall. Among the activities which she has produced, one may highlight: ‘Botaniq. A workshop for the conservation of experiences with interactive and unstable art’ – on the exhibition Sistemes Vius, at Arts Santa Mònica; ‘Documentation and conservation of the multimedia arts: Centre for Research and Documentation (CR+D) of the Fundación Daniel Langlois’, lectures organised by Alain Depocas (DOCAM) and co-organised by the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA); ‘CONSERVING, DOCUMENTING, ARCHIVING’, a meeting held in Buenos Aires with the support of the Espacio Fundación Telefónica, the Cultural Centre of Spain in Buenos Aires and the Latin American Museum of Buenos Aires (Malba); ‘Technology in Contemporary Art. Evolution and obsolescence of supports’, conferences held at the Training Centre of the Spanish Agency for Co-operation, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia; ‘Electronic conservation of art: what should we preserve and how should we preserve it?’, a seminar organised in Buenos Aires with the support of the Espacio Fundación Telefónica, the Cultural Centre of Spain, the Third of March National University (UNTREF) and the University of Buenos Aires.

Her publications include: Hofman, V. (Forthcoming, 2016): ‘Remembering, an improbable exception’ at De Rosa, M.; Fales, L. (eds): Shifting Layers. New Perspectives in Media Archaeology Across Digital Media and Audiovisual Arts Italia: Mimesis International; Hofman, V; Alsina, P. ‘Machines Agency in the Construction of Media Arts Memory’ (September, 2015) at Acoustic Space (Vol. 14) Special number DATA DRIFT. Archiving Media and Data Art in the 21st Century; Montero, V.; Hofman, V. (2013): ‘Mobile frontiers, art, science and technology’ at Of Bridges & Borders II (Publ. Segismond de Vajay). Zürich: JRP | Ringier.

She is part of the group Art Matters and of the research groups Mediaccions of the Open University of Catalonia, and Arte, Arquitectura y Sociedad Digital of the University of Barcelona.

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Teresa Martinez Figuerola (GREDITS / BAU, Design College of Barcelona)

 

Publication manager

Teresa Martínez Figuerola (GREDITS)

 

Coordination of tables

Adrià Sampé
Paula Guallar
Marta Giralt
Núria Luján
Andrea Olivé
Anna Cabiscol
Mª José Cano
Víctor Gómez
Ariadna Jobani
Daniel Albàs

 

Communication manager

Christian Giribets (Bau Communication Dept.)

 

Technical production managers

Frank Casado
Pablo Mayal (Bau Communication Dept.)
Nuria Marques (HANGAR)

 

Room coordination

Bau Technical Secretary’s office
Sergi Botella (HANGAR)

 

Webmaster and design

Adrià Paz (Bau Communication Dept.)

 

Marketing

Bau Marketing and Communication Dept.

 

Catering Coordination

Bau Secretary’s office