Sandra Álvaro Sánchez


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Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB), Department of Philosophy

Bio:


  • ISEA2015

    • Sandra Álvaro Sánchez, Sandra Álvaro is New Media Artist and PhD Candidate in the Department of Philosophy of the Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain. Her thesis investigates the artistic appropriation of the “space of the embodied virtuality”, concept proposed to denominate the technical assemblage that is shaping our culture and contemporary spaces of dwelling. With this aim, she focuses on the material conditions and social processes related to innovations such the Internet of Things, data visualization and digital fabrication. She frames on its potential use towards a collective production of urban space. During her research she has been an invited artist/researcher at the laboratory Paragraphe/CITU of the Université Paris8. She has published in referred journals, as Artnodes and Technoetic Art Journal and participated in international conferences: Re-new 2013 (Copenhagen) and the CR13 International Research Conference in the series of Consciousness Reframed: Art and Consciousness in the post-biological era (Cairo), among others. She is also a habitual contributor in the blog of the research laboratory of the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB), focusing on digital culture and the new cultural sphere. As an artist, she has explored the encounter between virtual and urban space and has developed projects exhibited in art centres and Festivals as MOCA (Taipei), MADATAC Festival (Madrid), the Caixa Forum Barcelona and Madrid, Casal Solleric (Palma de Mallorca) or the Museum of Modern Art of Toluca (Mexico). enlaciutat.es/wordpress

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Current Location:


  • Bellaterra, Spain

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