[ISEA2022] Institutional Presentation: Erandy Vergara-Vargas — Montreal Digital Spring, Our Future

Institutional Presentation Statement 

CCCB Auditorium, June 14th Session: Heritage community and citizenship

Keywords: Digital transformation, technology, culture, exhibitions, audience development

Montreal Digital Spring is a non-profit organisation whose primary mission is to boost digital intelligence through various activities including a yearly conference, an exhibition, networking events, and a series of workshops targeting the general public, digital creativity companies and organizations and the youth.  https://www.printempsnumerique.ca/en

  • Erandy Vergara-Vargas (MX/CA) is a Montreal-based curator and scholar. Her main research interests include global art histories, climate responsibility, curatorial studies, equity, internet cultures and widespread bias in algorithms. She earned a MA at Concordia University and a PhD in Art History at McGill University. Recent shows include ISEA2020: Why Sentience? (Printemps numérique, Montreal); Eva and Franco Mattes: What Has Been Seen (Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain, 2019); Speculative Cultures: A Virtual Reality Art Exhibition, curated with Tina Sauerländer (Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, Parsons School of Design, New York, 2019). Currently, she is a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Sociability of Sleep Project, Université de Montréal, and artistic director of Printemps numérique.