Invited keynote speakers

26 de Maio de 2017
Post-Internet Cities | International Conference


Oradores convidados:

Hani Rashid, with Lise Anne Couture, is the co-founder of Asymptote Architecture, the highly acclaimed New York City based practice. Through its award winning design for buildings, interiors, installations and masterplans, Asymptote has gained an international reputation for design excellence. Current and recent projects include a commission for the new Hermitage Museum of Contemporary Art, residential towers in the cities of Moscow and Miami, the Yas Viceroy Marina Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE, an ING Bank Headquarters in Ghent, Belgium, and the ARC, a multi-media exhibition building in Daegu, South Korea.
Hani Rashid also has an ongoing distinguished academic career that includes visiting professorships at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture in Copenhagen, SCI-Arc, the Berlage Institute in Amsterdam, and the ETH in Zurich.
He and his partner Lise Anne Couture were awarded the prestigious Frederick Kiesler Prize for Architecture and the Arts in recognition of exceptional contributions to the merging of art and architecture. Asymptote was named by TIME magazine as Leaders in Innovation for the 21st Century.

Marisa Olson
Marisa Olson is an artist, writer, and media theorist. Her interdisciplinary work combines performance, video, drawing and installation to address the cultural history of technology, the politics of participation in pop culture and the aesthetics of failure. These works have been exhibited at the Venice Biennale, Centre Pompidou, Tate(s) Modern + Liverpool, New Museum, the Nam June Paik Art Center, British Film Institute, Sundance Film Festival, Performa Biennial; commissioned and collected by the Whitney Museum, Museum of Modern Art, Houston Center for Photography, Experimental Television Center, and PS122; and reviewed in Artforum, Art21, the NY Times, Frieze, Liberation, the Globe & Mail, Folha de Sao Paolo, the Village Voice, and elsewhere.
Marisa Olson has written widely on the relationship between art, politics and media technology. In her essay “Lost Not Found: The Circulation of Images in Digital Visual Culture” (2008), she has coined the term Post-Internet Art, which she has addressed in subsequent publications and also in her curatorial work. She has organised exhibitions in leading institutions such as the Guggenheim Museum, SFMOMA, and Rhizome/New Museum, where she was previously editor and curator.

Salvatore Iaconesi & Oriana Persico
Salvatore Iaconesi is an interaction designer, robotics engineer, artist, hacker. TED Fellow 2012, Eisenhower Fellow since 2013 and Yale World Fellow 2014.
He currently teaches Interaction Design and cross-media practices at the Faculty of Architecture of the “La Sapienza” University of Rome, at ISIA Design Florence, at the Rome University of Fine Arts and at the IED Design institute.
He produced videogames, artificial intelligences, expert systems dedicated to business and scientific research, entertainment systems, mobile ecosystems, interactive architectures, cross-medial publications, augmented reality systems, and experiences and applications dedicated to providing products, services and practices to human beings all over the world, enabled by technologies, networks and new metaphors of interactions, across cultures and languages.
Oriana Persico holds a degree in Communication Sciences, is an expert in participatory policies and digital inclusion. She is an artist and writer.
She has worked together with national governments and the European Union to the creation of best practices, standards and researches in the areas of digital rights, social and technological innovation, Digital Business Ecosystems (DBE), practices for participation and knowledge sharing.
Oriana writes critical, scientific, philosophical and poetical texts that connects to technological innovation, and on its cultural, sociological, economic and political impacts.
She is an expert on the formal analysis of cultural and social trends, with specific focus on social networks.
She creates breakthrough communication campaigns, performances, research methodologies and strategies.



Morten Søndergaard
Morten Søndergaard (MA & PhD) is Associate Professor and Curator of Interactive Media Art at Aalborg University, Denmark. He is a member of the Media Art Histories Faculty (Krems) and the co-founder and AAU-coordinator of Erasmus Master in Media Arts Cultures ( He is the co-founder (with Peter Weibel) of ISACS – International Sound Art Curating Conference Series and (with Laura Beloff) of the upcoming EVA-Copenhagen symposium. He was deputy director and curator at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Roskilde, Denmark 1999-2008. As Media Art Curator, he has operated in mixed and public spaces since 1995. Upcoming curatorial projects includes C / Borg – Parliament of Robots by Ken Rinaldo at the DIAS Gallery, which is situated in a S-train station in Copenhagen. His latest research is published / under publication at MIT Press, Routledge, De Gruyter,, MT Press (Copenhagen University), and (among others).
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09-10 de Março de 2017
International Conference The Museum Reader:vwhat practices should 21st century Museums pursue, how and why? 


Oradores convidados:


Pieternel Vermoortel(FormContent, KASK (Ghent), Goldsmiths, University of London)
Pieternel Vermoortel is artistic director of Netwerk Aalst, with Els Silvrants-Barclay. She is curator and writer, and cofounder/director of the curatorial institute FormContent, where the most recent project, “The Subject Interrupted,” looks at the drives and conditions around cultural production. Currently she teaches curating at Curatorial Studies KASK, Ghent, and was a lecturer in Critical Studies at Goldsmiths, University of London. She has also taught at LUCA, in Brussels, and HISK, in Ghent. Vermoortel has written for various catalogues and magazines, such as Art Agenda and Metropolis M, and has edited publications including a.o., Cave#1: Territories (2016, Sternberg Press, met Els Silvrants-Barclay), It’s Moving from I to It (2014), The Responsive Subject (2011), and Out of the Studio (2008). Recent exhibitions she has curated include A Faraway Rendez-vous, at SixtyEight Art Institute in Copenhagen (2016), Practicing the Habits of the Day, at the ICA in Singapore (2016); The Play, with Tim Etchells, at Tate Modern (2015); If I Can’t Dance, in Amsterdam (2015); and The Young People Visiting Our Ruins See Nothing But a Style, at the GAM, in Turin (2010).



Ferran Barenblit (Museu d’Art Contemporari de Barcelona)
Ferran Barenblit (Buenos Aires, 1968) studied Art History at the Universitat de Barcelona (1991) and Museology at New York University (1995). Since 2008 he has been director of CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo de la Comunidad de Madrid. CA2M opened in Móstoles, in the metropolitan area of Madrid. From 2002 to 2008 Barenblit was director of the Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, a space dedicated by the Generalitat de Catalunya to contemporary art. Barenblit has lectured in universities and museums around the world, including: UC Berkeley; UC Santa Barbara; Universidad de Buenos Aires; Université Paris III – Sorbone Nouvelle; Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen.He is a member of: ACCA, Catalan Association of Art Critics (Board: 2000–2); IKT, International Association of Contemporary Art Curators (Board: 2011–14); ADACE, Asociación de Directores de Arte Contemporáneo de España (Board since 2007); CIMAM, International Committee for Museums. More…


Annika Gunnarsson (Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden)
Annika Gunnarsson holds a PhD in Art History and is curator of Prints and Drawings at Moderna Museet since 2001. At the museum she has curated exhibitions, edited catalogues, worked with programming and is currently researching the early history of the museum. Annika Gunnarsson holds an interest in images, visuality, art theory and museum studies.





20-21/23-24 de Fevereiro de 2017
Workshop Curadoria: História e Desafio na Era dos Museus
Orador convidado

Luiz Camilo Osório (Rio de Janeiro, 1963) É Doutor em Filosofia, Professor do Departamento de Filosofia da PUC-Rio. Entre 2009 e 2015 foi Curador do Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro. Em 2015 foi o curador do pavilhão brasileiro na Bienal de Veneza. Autor dos seguintes livros: Flavio de Carvalho, Cosac&Naify, SP, 2000; Abraham Palatnik, Cosac&Naify, SP, 2004; Razões da Crítica, Zahar, RJ, 2005 e Angelo Venosa, Cosac&Naify, SP, 2008, Olhar à Margem, SP, Editora SESI-SP/Cosac, 2016
Foi crítico de arte do jornal O Globo entre 1997 e 2008 e do conselho de curadoria do MAM-SP entre 2006 e 2008. Publicou ensaios e críticas em revistas e catálogos e fez curadorias independentes no Brasil e no exterior.