S+T+ARTS Day

Repairing the Present :REWORLD :REWILD and :RETOOL

Manuel Cirauqui (ES), Mariana Pestana (PT)

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Fri Sep 9, 2022, 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
All times are given in Central European Time (CET / UTC +1).
KEPLER'S GARDENS, Keplergebäude, Lecture Hall 1
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S+T+ARTS Exhibition Series Launch Talk

As a kickoff event to the S+T+ARTS exhibition series Repairing the Present :REWORLD :REWILD and :RETOOL, to be held respectively at MEET (Milan), MAXXI (Rome), and ZKM (Karlsruhe) throughout the fall 2022, series curator Manuel Cirauqui speaks with renowned curator and researcher Mariana Pestana about design futurity, the current state of climate emergency, the post-pandemic condition, and the performativity of creative processes on a collective level, as key factors in a time of accelerating eco-systemic transformation.

Chair:
Manuel Cirauqui (ES)

Speaker:
Mariana Pestana (PT)

Biography

Manuel Cirauqui (ES) is a curator and writer, working at the crossroads of contemporary art, design strategy, and experimental academia. Cirauqui is the founding director of Eina Idea, a think tank associated to EINA University School of Design and Art and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Since 2016 he also serves as curator at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and is also an expert collaborator of S+T+ARTS, the initiative of the European Commission to promote collaborations in the fields of science, technology, and the arts.

Mariana Pestana (PT): Architect, researcher and curator of contemporary design and architecture. Co-founder of The Decorators, an interdisciplinary studio that explores notions of place, community and commensality. Curator of the 5th Istanbul Design Biennial titled Empathy Revisited: designs for more than one (2020-21) Eco-Visionaries, (MAAT, Lisbon, Matadero, Madrid and Royal Academy, London) and The Future Starts Here (V&A, 2018). Currently an Invited Assistant Professor at Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon.

Credits

Repairing the Present is a European project which has received funding from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology under grant agreement LC01641664.

S+T+ARTS Day is supported by the European Project Repairing the Present which has received funding from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology under grant agreement LC01641664.