“Immersions in a Field Phenomenon: Going with the Flow” presented by Nóbrega and Fragoso

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  • Methodological Approaches and Sensitive Experiences Based on Nature Immersions, Field Trips and Rural Residencies Panel

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  • Immersions in a Field Phenomenon: Going with the Flow

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  • NANO-Nucleus of Art and New Organisms has developed practical and theoretical investigations in the field of art and technology related to biotelematics, hybridization and transcultural experimentation in the last 6 years. A methodological approach has been applied in order to create a flow of informative and sensitive experiences based on collaborative strategies such as events, meetings, immersions and interactive platforms. NANO lab is not regarded only as a physical space for experimentation, but also as an environment in which the practice reflects the concepts applied in the artistic work. In this sense, we engage in field trips, artistic residencies and field projects that relocate the lab environment into a “wild”, “unexplored”, unknown natural condition which we call immersions, situations in which the lab is re-located or dis-located according to specific work plans, work groups, project objectives. On the following paragraphs the organic model behind these ideas and strategies will be briefly discussed and some examples presented.

    Keywords: Art & Technology, Aesthetic Organism, Hiperorgânicos, Immersion, NANO Lab

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