Terike Haapoja

BIO Terike Haapoja is a visual artist based in New York. With a specific focus on encounters with nature, death and other species, Haapoja’s work investigates the existential and political boundaries of our world. Haapoja’s work raises questions about how different structures of exclusion and discrimination function as foundations for identity and culture. The notion […]
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Streaming Braiding Friction | Phageologies

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and postponed activities, Biofriction has set up Braiding Frictions, a series of Working Groups and online events to instigate an informed discussion on the current situation and possible scenarios. The video is the online streaming that presents the research of the working group Phageologies.  In a context where […]
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Robertina Šebjanič

Robertina Šebjanič, based in Ljubljana, is an internationally exhibited and awarded artist. Her art-research focus is since several years into cultural, (bio)political, chemical and biological realities of aquatic environments, which serves as a starting point to investigate and tackle the philosophical questions on the intersection of art, technology and science. Her ideas and concepts are […]
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Xose Quiroga

BIO Xose Quiroga (Ourense 1979), Bachelor in Law and Artistic Photography Technician, has participated in collective exhibitions in Spain, United States, Peru, Sweden, Italy, England, France, Australia and Spain. Co-director of the Institute for the Comunity Monitoring of Contaminated Areas (from the Spanish Instituto para la Monitorización Vecinal de Espacios Contaminados), he is also a […]
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Steve Kurtz

BIO Steve Kurtz PhD, Professor Emeritus of Art at the State University of New York, is a founding member of the internationally acclaimed art and theater group Critical Art Ensemble (CAE). Founded in 1987 by Steven Kurtz and Steve Barnes, CAE is an award-winning collective of artists of various specializations dedicated to exploring the intersections […]
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Helen Torres

BIO Helen Torres is a sociologist, educator and translator. She works from feminist and anti-colonial perspectives on the articulation between language, art and politics. She has published a novel (Autopsia de una langosta, Melusina, 2010) and an anthology of short stories (Relatos Marranos, Pol·len, 2015). She has specialized in the work of Donna Haraway, by […]
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