Team


Dra. Eugènia Agustí

Profesora lectora de la Sección de Grabado del Departamento de Pintura. Con la tesis "La geometría del color. Lecturas desde la abstracción »(2006) explora la reciprocidad entre el color y la abstracción geométrica. La confluencia creativa de ambos contextos se traslada a su ámbito de investigación y docencia, donde a través de los sistemas de impresión abarca producciones de obra gráfica original de diversa índole. Desarrolla procesos de estampación examinando como a través del despliegue de la imagen editable los nuevos sistemas tecnológicos interactúan con los tradicionales en una progresión alternante.


Dra. Laura Baigorri

Lecturer, Professor for video in the Faculty of Fine Arts in the department of Design and Image, at the University of Barcelona. She is specialist in Fine Arts and New Media. She combines her teaching experience with research, criticism, curating and various projects for the internet. She has organized seminars and discussions about video, net.art and game.art and has published articles and essays on art and activism in the internet, video and game.art, also the books: "Video in Latin America. A Critical History" (n.10 Brumaria and AECI, 2008), "Net.art. Aesthetic practices and policies in the Red" (with Lourdes Cilleruelo, Brumaria n.6, 2006) and "Video. First stage: The video on the social and artistic context of the 60/70" (Ediciones Brumaria n.4, 2004), Creation Award and Art Criticism in 2005 Espais Girona Foundation. Also university textbooks "The video and the historical vanguards"(UB, 1997) and "Creating Digital Video" (UOC, 2004).

http://www.interzona.org/baigorri/cv.htm


Jordi Bielsa

Research Fellow R & D Prospecciones Binarias of the Faculty of BBAA at the University of Barcelona. Interested in the debris of art, such as reproduction, in search of new possibilities for the materials. PG. Dip in Fine Art in Goldmiths College, University of London. He has exhibited in England and Spain.


Dra. Teresa Blanch

Professor of the Printmaking Area of the Painting Department of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona. Art and defined his career teaching staff in a permanent dialogue and shared. The main focus of his artistic production has been developed: The original artwork, books and installation. Since the concern investigate a perception in the abstract Recorded as a language, explore their speeches, their processes image and the borders of their limits. Has participated in international seminars and Masters in France, UK and India and has coordinated seminars, conferences and workshoops under the Ph. D. Studies  Dep. Painting. Vicedecanato and culture. Has done curated exhibition together with other groups of researchers and research projects. It has promoted the expansion of language printed in the digital environment since the Coordination of European Masters P.A & A: Printmaking, Art and Research 1995-1999 and the conduct of international postgraduate degrees. From the engraved stamp to mark the digital 1. 2, 1998-1999. He has done numerous exhibitions in Europe, Argentina, India and Japan.
Since the year 2000 she is researcher for competitive projects I+D Binary Prospections, I, II (BHA2000-0734) (BHA2003-02938) and Printing Expanded (HUM2007-64757/ARTE). Since 2002 participates in the project on the study chemical and physical characterization of materials and techniques from one part of the fund artwork on the Gala-Salvador Dalí and Figueras in agreement with the University of Barcelona.


Luz Broto

(Barcelona 1982). Degree in Fine Art, Universitat de Barcelona. Finished her studies with an Erasmus scholarship at the Universität der Künste, Berlin, in 2004-05. Back in Barcelona, she is awarded the Guash Coranty Grant for the production of the project Still Life. At the same time, she begins the doctorate programme Art in the Digital Era. Intermediate Creation, at the Universidad de Barcelona, where she receives a pre-doctoral grant to train as a researcher. Since then she initiates a line of research on the study and experimentation of the event inside and out of the exhibition space, developing a series of specific projects in different contexts: ensayo_02, in Madrid.06/arte, Comunidad de Madrid; right cube_01, in Interpúbliques, Experimentem amb l'art, Barcelona; ensayo_04, in Exposició nº2, Sala d'Art Jove de la Generalitat, Barcelona; ensayo_06, in Interferències, Institut de Cultura de Terrassa; R=F/M/I, in La Capella de Sant Corneli, Museu Arxiu Tomàs Balvey de Cardedeu. This one series of productions are in www.luzbroto.net/2008, where is exposed the methodology of the researcha and his field of interest. At present, she develops the project Observaciones en un laboratorio at Parc Científic de Barcelona in collaboration with the group of research Binary Explorations of the Faculty of Fine arts of the Universitat de Barcelona.


Dr.David Casacuberta

David Casacuberta is a philosophy of science professor in the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (Spain). His current research line is about the social and cognitive impacts of ICT and has published several books, book chapters and papers on the subject, both in paper and electronic format.
He is also teaching in serveral master degrees: One of Culture Managament within the Universidad of Barcelona, one on contemporary art theory in partnership between the Miró Foundation and the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona as well as a master on Cultural Community Development in partnership between the city of Granollers and the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.
As as artist he is -with Marco Bellonzi- 50% of the group Santo File (www.santofile.org) and has create the following works:
1998—Mantra Mandala www.santofile.org/mm/mandala.html
1999 G.U.N. www.santofile.org/gun/ First prize net art category in Werzkleitz biennale (2000).
2000 DJ El ñino  www.santofile.org/djninho/ Presented in the festival z2000 (Berlin), financed by  the Academia der Kunste (Berlin).
2002 Noise_Inside www.santofile.org/noise_inside/
2005 X_reloaded. First prize (net art category) of Ingenio 400


Dra. Mercè Casanovas

M.Mercè Casanovas is a full professor of the Section of Engraving in the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona. Her lines of research are lithography, photolithography, digital printing and every that related with the artist book. She has imparted courses of these disciplines in England, Switzerland and Argentina. At present she is carrying out a research about the digital printing in different rigid and soft supports with the collaboration of the EGM company of Barcelona. In 2009 these results will be showed in an art gallery. From 1998 she is part of the group 13 L with which she carries out and she edits artist’s books and with whom she has set forth in and out of Catalonia.


Mònica Febrer Martín

Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona having completed the biennium doctoral "Arte en la Era Digital" 2006-2007. Currently working on her Phd. Her artistic work questions the use of artefacts, often appropriated to question the contemporary individual.
Some of her most recent works have been "El Globo", "L'Abocador", "Temptejos", "L'Infant Golem", "Desir" or "Les Demoiselles d'Avignon", which have been exhibited in different art institutions such as The festival LOOP (2007), France, Lithuania, Austria, Italy, and Portugal, within the project targeted young Europeans from the Centre de Cultura Metropolità Tecla Sala de l'Hospitalet (2007), as in various galleries and exhibition areas including the Gallery Senda, Fundación Privada para el Desarrollo del Arte Contemporáneo (2007), the Space of Creation OFF* AMPLE (2008) or the exhibition space Movistar (2008).


Josefina de Lopez

She graduated in Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona. She began a postgraduate course in Technologies of Postproduction at the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña -UPC- Center for Image and Technology Multimedia (CITM). She then completed her studies with a postgraduate qualification in Pensar la Vanguardia and finalized the master’s program Pensar l'art d’avui and also obtained a master degree in Philosophy Filosofía Contemporánea: Tendencias y debates, from a cognitive perspective. All of this formation was at the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona -UAB. In this same line she has participated in many academic seminaries, workshops and courses related with art, science and technology.

She is currently a PhD research fellow on the doctoral program Advanced Studies in Artistic Productions at the UB and is involved in an R+D research project at the University of Barcelona –UB- for which she obtained a research training scholarship. Her thesis analyses the scientific and technological Installations Art taking cognitive science as a theoretical framework. She has written several articles and given several presentations and talks.

Some of her works was displayed at the Espai d’Arts in Granollers, Barcelona Mitomanies/en construcción, as a work of net art; at the Center of Contemporary Art, Arteleku, in San Sebastian with Thenetdreams as a work of net art; at the Festival of Maçanet with Avia explica'm un conte, installation art. She presented a photo exhibition for TV3 and Channel 33, Silence beyond Pain; Another photo exhibition, La mirada sin retorno, was held at Atendis, a private foundation for the mentally disabled; her short movie, Underground, was exhibited in the Assembly Hall of the University of Fine Arts. She also presented a video installation project Desdoblando, Esquizofrenia in the three-year period prior to the defence of her doctoral thesis.


Dra. Marta Negre

Marta Negre (Santa Coloma de Farners, 1973) is graduated and doctor in Fine Arts from the University of Barcelona (2001).
She has been awarded a research grant by the same faculty’s Painting Department during the years 2002 to 2005. Now she is a Professor Lector of the same department and also she is the coordinator of art activities of the Guasch-Coranty Fundation.
She had been doing research at the École Supérieur des Beaux Arts of Paris (2002) and the department of Arts Plàstiques of the University of Rennes 2 Haute Bretagne (2004).
She has taken part in several exhibitions in galleries and spaces in Barcelona, including Galeria Senda-Espai 292, Galeria T4, Galeria ADN and the Barcelona Urban Property Chamber, where she presented the series PROJECCIONS IV as part of the Photographic Spring. She has also participated in various contemporary art shows, such as Sinergies Art-Disseny and the itinerant show Transart IV in the city of Imatra, Finland, Los géneros: Històrias Diferidas, curated by Teresa Blanch and organised by the Caja Madrid Social Fund at the Sala Alcalá 31 in Madrid. Her recent solo exhibitions are: Quell’ombra esser vorrei at the Sales municapsl d’exposicions in Girona and Natural at Galeria Sis in Sabadell.


Fina Padrós

Fina Padrós Vivet (Vic, 1968) is graduate in fine arts at the Belles Arts faculty in Barcelona (2001), she has studied the doctoral biennium (2001-2003) Art en l’era digital, Afinitat i Especificitat, in the same university. In 2003 she obtained the Diploma d’Estudis Avançats (DEA). She has had a research and teach grant at the Painting Department on the BBAA faculty (UB). At the current time she is teaching at the same university and combining it with the realization of her doctoral thesis about the basic notions in her artistic creation around the temporality concepts like a tool.
She was at the research center: New York Public Library in Nova York and another museums in the same city (2005).
She has realized the following individual exhibitions: Can Xerracan in Montornès del Vallès, Mas Vilarmau in Viladrau. As well, she has showed her works of art in various contemporary art exhibitions played in art galleries and another art spaces in Barcelona, like: Espai Volart, Universitat Autonoma in Barcelona, the Escola d’Art i Superior in Vic, and the Cultural center Montehermoso Kulturunea in Vitoria. She has participated too in another contemporary art exhibitions like the Art Contemporani Català, the Honda prize, and the Centelles prize. As well she has realized some art work shops at the QUAM under the direction of Montse Badia, Jacob Fabricius, Marti Peran and Perejaume.


Dra. Pilar Palomer

Professor of the Department of Painting is a Doctor of Arts and Bachelor of Philosophy and H. Art by the UB. It develops educational and creative activity in the field of contemporary art in different contexts and formats exhibition. Has participated in seminars and Graduate courses, Masters, and Ph. D. Studies. specializes in Intermedia artistic projects, coordinates exhibitions to disseminate the work for emerging artists and directs doctoral thesis. Currently coordinates the Master Official European artistic production and research. His artistic production has been present in international exhibitions and biennials in Venice (Biennale), Austria (Museums of Graz and Linz), Germany (Dusseldorf, Cologne, Bonn) England (London and Edinburgh), USA (NY, N. Jersey) Japan (Kyoto), France (Paris) Sweden (Malmoe, Stockholm) and nationals in Barcelona, Gerona, Madrid, Valencia, Bilbao and Seville. Has published several studies on visual poetry. It has recently intervened in the publication "Joan Brossa, reality and its metaphors" La Laguna (June 2008).


Dra. Cristina Pastó

She teaches reading section of Engraving the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona. Alterna's own artistic activity with teaching. Their investigations revolve around the visual impression, especially in the field of engraving and lithography and also in digital printing on different media.
Since 1990, has participated in various collective and individual exhibitions in our country and in estrangero. Des 1996, is a member of the group 13L, llibres d' artista who edits and publishes artist books. They have participated in various European and international fairs.


Dr. Eloi Puig

Lecturer in Fine Arts. Painting Department. University of Barcelona (2005). Specialist en computer-art  i impressió digital.  Doctor en Belles Arts (UB), ph. thesi "Alear: Arte procesual-aleatorio. La aleatoriedad en el Computer-Art". Since 1992 she has exhibited in the Gallery Ferran Cano (Palma de Mallorca and Barcelona), Metropolitan Gallery (Barcelona), Inglostraetti8 (Iceland), I. Bongard Galerie (Paris), Cavecanem Gallery (Sevilla). Has participated in several international exhibitions as ARCO, FIAC, ArtChicago and ArtCologne. On the other hand, highlights his audiovisual projects to CGAC (Santiago de Compostela), Sonar-CCCB Barcelona, Electronic Arts Show 2000 at Centro de Arte Santa Mònica of Barcelona, and Festival de Creación Audiovisual de Navarra.

www.eloipuig.com


Montserrat Ras

Montserrat Ras Mallorquí, Reus, 1974. She’s graduate in Fine Arts at the Belles Arts faculty in Barcelona (2002), she has studied the doctoral biennium (2003-05), has studied the master’s degree “Produccions Artístiques i Recerca” (2006-08), and now is realizing her doctoral thesis under the Pilar Palomer Mateos direction, at the Painting Department on the BBAA faculty (UB). She was staying at the research center IUNA Instituto Universitario Nacional de Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2007). Now is researching grant holder at the Painting Department (2005-08). She has participated in contemporary art exhibitions in Tarragona and Barcelona provinces: like the Museo Salvador Vilaseca in Reus, the Museo d’Art Modern in Tarragona, Palau de la Diputació in Tarragona, the Fundación Vila-Casas in Barcelona and the Tecla Sala in Hospitalet; she has realized too individual exhibitions in art centers like the Cambra de la Propietat Urbana in Barcelona. At the current time she is combining the realization of her doctoral thesis with her teaching activity.


Mana Salehi

Degree in Graphical Design in the Sure University of Tehran (Iran), presented like project of end of studies the video " Infinit Mornings". In 2004 moved to Barcelona where realised the Masters in Production Gráfica and Packaging in the School Superior of Elisava Design, organized by the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. In the 2005 registered in the program of Ph.D in the department of Image and Design at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Barcelona. From 2006 she is assistant scholarship (FI) of the Majority of Catalonia, within project I+D Binary Prospections. Her research dissertation entitled "Influence of Art, Science, and Technology on the image of the Body, and consequently, in the identity of being human". using the body as performance action and autobiography exercise in: www.capturesinstant.com (presented like final project of the first year of DEA). At the moment continuous experimentation in the field of the video performance investigation from the artistic practice in the context of the Body and relation with the Technology and Ciencia (ATC).


Anja Steidinger

(1972, Berlín). 2002 Graduated in Fine Arts from the Faculty of Fine Arts, HfbK-Hamburg (Germany). Studied at the studioclass of KP Brehmer (1994 to 1997) and sculptor Pia Stadtbaeumer (1998 to 2000). In 1997 she studied one semester at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Cuenca. From 2000 to 2002 she was assistant professor of video and digital photography in the department of visual communication in HfbK (Hamburg-Germany). From 2006 to 2008 she studied the European of Master in "Artistic Productions and Investigation" at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona, and in january 2009 she received the catalan a research scholarship (FI) and is part of the investigation group Binary Surveys, University of Barcelona. Steidinger focus in her theoretical work is to analyze representation of a malaise and construction of subjectivity in the new paradigm of production in connected societies. She participated as an artist since 2001 with video work in several exhibitions: Get that balance in 2001 in the showroom Kampnagel 3 (Hamburg) in 2002 in the video gallery Trust your local artist (Hamburg), in the 2003 exhibition in public space Zoll-Douane, Hamburg, Havana Biennial ( Cuba - 2006), Artivistic in Montreal (Canada - 2007), at the Peacock Visual Arts Center of Aberdeen (Scotland - 2008). From 2003 to 2006 founding member of the collective FELD fuer Kunst (art field), a space for exhibitions and projects of contemporary art in Hamburg. Since 2007 part of the collective in Barcelona ENMEDIO, art, technology and politics.

www.enmedio.info
www.anja-steidinger.net


Dra.Stella Veciana

Stella Veciana is manager of scientific projects in the catalan Institute of Nanotechnology, she studied experimental art in Berlin, London, New York and Barcelona. In 1995 she received the prestigious scholarship from Germany the DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) to study computer art at the School of Visual Arts in New York. She is the author of the first doctoral thesis focused on the ACT, in spanish titled Research arts: the intersection of art, science and technology as a field of knowledge and action (2004). Veciana artistic activity began in 1991 with multimedia installations and kinetic art exhibiting in various galleries and museums in Europe: Berlin Kunstwerke, Berlinische Galerie, Martin-Gropius-Bau and Akademie der Künste, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Lichthaus, Bremen, Deutsche Bank Galerie, Madrid / Barcelona, ??Pleiades Gallery, Athens, European Capital, Thessaloniki, etc. . In 1997 she started her career as lecturer and professor in the UB and UAB for the development of models for online master programs for the Graduate Institute, Madrid. Afterwards she worked  in the management of the Office for International Relations, Faculty of Fine Arts UB and coaching the Project in the coordination of ANECA (National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation). Since 2006 Veciana directs the management of scientific projects of the Institut Nanotechnology Catalan, ICN. She is member of the European Association of Research Management EARMA.


Dra. Alicia Vela

Professor of the Printmaking Area of the Painting Department of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona. Combines teaching with the artistic production. Her experience nourishes of the thought and sensitivity surrounding the context of art, trying to make of it a shared experience. From 1979 she has participated in numerous individual and collective exhibitions in Europe, Argentina, the USA and Japan. In recent years her research has focused on studying the language of digital printing and the new media within the art form. Since the year 2000 she is main researcher for competitive projects I+D Binary Prospections, I, II (BHA2000-0734) (BHA2003-02938) and Printing Expanded (HUM2007-64757/ARTE). From these projects she has organized, along with other researchers, conferences, seminars and workshops directed to the students of doctorate and the formation of the research fellows.


Dra. Antonia Vila

Professor of the Printmaking Area of the Painting Department of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Barcelona. Art and defined his career teaching staff in a permanent dialogue and shared. The main focus of his artistic production has been developed: The original artwork, books and installation. Since the concern investigate a perception in the abstract Recorded as a language, explore their speeches, their processes image and the borders of their limits. Has participated in international seminars and Masters in France, UK and India and has coordinated seminars, conferences and workshoops under the Ph. D. Studies  Dep. Painting. Vicedecanato and culture. Has done curated exhibition together with other groups of researchers and research projects. It has promoted the expansion of language printed in the digital environment since the Coordination of European Masters P.A & A: Printmaking, Art and Research 1995-1999 and the conduct of international postgraduate degrees. From the engraved stamp to mark the digital 1. 2, 1998-1999. He has done numerous exhibitions in Europe, Argentina, India and Japan.
Since the year 2000 she is researcher for competitive projects I+D Binary Prospections, I, II (BHA2000-0734) (BHA2003-02938) and Printing Expanded (HUM2007-64757/ARTE). Since 2002 participates in the project on the study chemical and physical characterization of materials and techniques from one part of the fund artwork on the Gala-Salvador Dalí and Figueras in agreement with the University of Barcelona.


Eva Vila

Eva Vila Pou (Vic, 1963). Graduated in Fine arts by the University of Barcelona in Painting (1998) and in Engraving (1994). Since 1995, she is a member of teachers’ staff of the Printmaking where she practises as teacher, researcher and artist.
In the frame of the University, lately she has managed several agreements of diffusion of artistic projects with Fine Arts’ students and several Japanese institutions of art. She has exhibited her work both individually and collective.
Since 1998, she is a member of the group 13L. All the artists in the group have expertise in projects concerning Artists’ books and Bookworks and which she exhibit her work regularly.


Dr. Enrique Martínez Leal

Dr. Enrique Martínez Leal was born in Brazil and studied and worked in various printmaking studios in the United States. Until June 2014 he worked as Associate Professor in Introduction to Printmaking at the Fine Arts Faculty of the University of Castilla La Mancha, Cuenca, Spain. Since then he has been working as Assistant Professor in Print Media, Art Department, in the Baskin Visual Arts Center in California, USA.
He received his B.F.A from the Politechnical University in Valencia and M.F.A. and a PhD. (dissertation: Process and Replica in Jasper Johns) from The University of Castilla La Mancha in 2001. Previous to his appointment at the U.C.L.M., Enrique has editioned prints for major artists in Spain and the U.S. His work has been shown widely in group and solo exhibitions in the U.S., Brazil and Spain and can be found in private and public collections in these countries. He has also been the recipient of printmaking fellowships from the Institute of Iberoamerican Culture (1976 and 1981) and the Spanish Academy in Rome (2002 Prix de Rome).