Cumulus Guayaquil 2021 keynotes announced!
Four international inspiring artists and academic experts that make the keynote line-up for Arts Imagining Communities to Come conference just announced. The next virtual Cumulus conference will be hosted by Universidad de las Artes (UArtes), Ecuador on November 8-11, 2021.
The conference Arts Imagining Communities to Come will be focused on seeking ways of working with local communities through academic engagement. Learn more about them and the four tracks of the conference below and stay tuned for registration information on the conference website coming soon!
Track 1: Crisis, Criticism, and Creation
Jon McKenzie (USA) is a performance theorist, media creator, researcher and transdisciplinary professor at Cornell University. He is the founder of the Studio Lab Pedagogy which is a Model for Collaboration, Innovation, and Space Design. You can learn more about Jon here.
Track 2: Production Design in the Arts
Delma Rodríguez (Uruguay) is a visual artist, specialized in Education and Technology. She is the Director of Anilla Cultural, an organization that promotes multidisciplinary projects at the intersection of the Arts, Education and Society. Learn more about Delma here.
Track 3: Art, Nature, Biology and Technology
José-Carlos Mariátegui (Perú) is a scientist and theorist in New Media. He is the founder of Alta Tecnología Andina, a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of projects in the Arts, Science and Technology in Latin America. Learn more about José-Carlos here.
Track 4: Urban art and redesigning cities
Susan Hansen (UK) is Convenor of the Visual Methods Group at Middlesex University, London. Her research combines the study of Graffiti and Street Art’s existence within an ever-changing field of social interactions. Learn more about Susan here.