June 16, Canòdrom
Co-organised by Hac Te – Hub d’Art, Ciència i Tecnologia and the Institut Ramon Llull. Public Event
Keywords: Blockchain, Crypto Art, Archives, Collections, Museums, Digital Art
The panel proposal leads an essential discussion of Blockchain technology for memory spaces, museums, and festivals, in front of the challenge of the digitalization and digital transformation of existing and upgraded collections. In this sense, the Panel will seek different perspectives on encryption, legitimacy, and practical and theoretical challenges besides contextualizing post-digital societies.
Based on the meeting of new archives of the ISEA2020, of which studies and theoretical models have been presented regarding the use of peer-to-peer distribution of collections and archives in the search to understand new possibilities for the preservation and conservation of the digital in the field of Art, the following panel proposal leads an essential discussion of Blockchain technology for memory spaces, museums, and festivals, in front of the challenge of the digitalization and digital transformation from existing and upgraded collections. In this sense, the Panel will seek different perspectives on encryption, legitimacy, and practical and theoretical challenges besides a contextualization to- wards post-digital societies.
- Tadeus Mucelli. Doctoral researcher in information science at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with a focus on art, technology, and digital humanities. Master of Arts, e. For over 20 years, working as a curator and specialist in digital culture projects. Memory, Information, Post-Digital, Blockchain, and decentralized networks as research. Creator of the Digital Art Biennial of Brazil.
- Soliman Lopez. Contemporary artists specialized in art, science, sociology, and technology. Founder of Harddiskmuseum, OLEA cryptocurrency and Innovation director at ESAT (Escuela Superior de Arte y Tecnología), Spain
- José R. Alcalá (Valencia, Spain, 1960). Multimedia artist, curator and author. Head Professor for Art and New Media at the University of Castilla-La Mancha. Faculty of Fine Arts of Cuenca. Director of the indexed international journal ASRI (Art and Society; Research Magazine). Co-Director of the Ibero-American Observatory of Digital and Electronic Arts (UDELAR, Montevideo / MIDECIANT, UCLM). Director of the MIDECIANT International Museum of Electrography in Cuenca (1989-2018). Coordinator of Collections and Archives of Contemporary Art CAAC Faculty of BBAA de Cuenca (2013-2018). IP research group Cultural Interfaces; Art and New Media. UCLM (2005-2018). National Calcography Award (to the MIDE) “for the innovations contributed to graphic art” (1999).