Institutional Presentation Statement
CCCB Auditorium, June 14th. Session: Machines, politics and sustainability
Keywords: POM, art, science, technology, artists / academics
The POM – Politics of The Machines is a conference series founded by Laura Beloff (Aalto University Finland) and Morten Søndergaard (Aalborg University Denmark).
The overall thematic of the POM-conference series is the question of how the machine and technology impact and contextualize artistic and cultural production and our perception of the world. Moreover, it is aiming at investigating the histories, theories and practices of machines and technologies in-between and beyond disciplines. It seeks to question the governing ideas in the sciences and the humanities through critical engagement with and empowerment of activities of creative production. https://www.pomconference.org
- Laura Beloff (PhD) is an internationally acclaimed artist and a researcher in the cross section of art, technology and science. She is Associate Professor and Head of ViCCA-program at Aalto University, Finland.
- Morten Søndergaard, PhD (DK) is an internationally acclaimed curator and researcher of the histories, theories and cultures of transdisciplinary practices merging technology, media, art and societal trajectories. He is Associate Professor and Academic Director of the Erasmus Media Art Cultures Master Program at Aalborg University, Denmark