Paula Gaetano Adi (Assistant Professor, Foundation Studies) is organizing and presenting the “Tactical Robotics Symposium: Latin American Media Art at the Intersection of the Pedagogy” at the University of North Texas next October 1st and 2nd.
The symposium will examine a variety of artistic practices and strategies in which the confluence of art, science, technology, and pedagogy, inform and confront central questions about meaning and existence, learning, and understanding of the challenges and possibilities wrought by rapidly (although unevenly) evolving technology in the “Global South.”
Internationally recognized artist/scholars include:
– Arcángel Constantini, México, independent New Media artist and curator
– Gustavo Crembil, Argentina/United States, assistant professor of architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
– Guto Nóbrega, Brazil, director, Nucleous of Art and New Organisms (NANO LAB) at the School of Fine Arts, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
– Mariela Yeregui, Argentina, director of Master in Technology and Aesthetics of Electronic Arts, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero
Where: University of North Texas’ College of Visual Arts and Design. Art Building, Room 223, 1201 W. Mulberry St., Denton.
When: Public event is 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 1 (Wednesday); workshops for UNT students are on Oct. 2.