[ISEA2022] Artist Talks: Teatre Nacional de Catalunya — Xerrades a la fresca (The Outdoor Talks)

Artists Statements

Extended Programme Presentation
June 15-19, Teatre Nacional de Catalunya

Les Xerrades a la fresca are summer dialogues that will take place in the bar-peristyle of the TNC, and bring together the performing artists present at the ZIP Festival with professionals in scientific research and dissemination.
With the collaboration of ISEA2022. Activity linked to the ZIP Festival https://www.tnc.cat/en/festival-zip

  1. June 15
    Dialogue around the figure of Lynn Margulis between the authors of Sociedad Doctor Alonso & Anna Omedes, Cristina Ribas & Jordi Serrallonga (Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona)
  2. June 17
    And we will look like trees.
    Botanical fictions. Dialogue about the use of microscopes between creator Elena Córdoba and Toño García, coordinator of Cosmo Caixa’s Micrarium (FLC, Museo de la Ciencia).
  3. June 18
    Game of Kin.
    Dialogue between Playful Thinking Laboratory (LPL) and Elisabetta Broglio (CRG,  Centre for Genomic Regulation)
  4. On a clear day you can see forever.
    Dialogue on cosmology between artists Rosa Casado and Mike Brookes, and researcher Guillem Anglada (ICE-CSIC, IEEC –  Institute of Space Sciences, Institut d’Estudis Espacials de Catalunya).
  5. June 19
    A wild thought.
    Dialogue around the petri dish between artists Xesca Salvà and Marc Villanueva, and researcher Cristina Fillat (IDIBAPS, Biomedical Research Institute).
  6. After all.
    Dialogue between the artists of the PSiRC collective and researcher Marc Furió (UAB-ICP – research centre in environmental sciences and palaeontology., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona) on extinctions. http://psirc.net/home
  • The Teatre Nacional de Catalunya (TNC) is a cultural institution created to contribute to the cultural growth of the country through the performing arts. The TNC, as a public cultural facility, wants to contribute to the positioning of the performing arts as a tool for the improvement of a society in constant evolution, through the excellence of artistic and pedagogical proposals open to everyone. https://www.tnc.cat/ca