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Giselle Beiguelman

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Giselle Beiguelman is a media artist, curator and Professor at the School of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Sao Paulo (FAU-USP). Her research focuses on contemporary nomadism and digital culture. Her recently published book “Possible Futures: Art, Museum and Digital Archives”, is dedicated to discussing the preservation of digital memory and culture. Beiguelman has also been the curator of Tecnofagias – the 3rd 3M Digital Art Show, and of the on-line festivals HTTP_Video and HTTP_Pix. Her artworks reflect on urbanity and community as seen through digital media and have been exhibited worldwide at festivals and museums such as ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), Gallery @ Calit2 (UCSD, USA) and the Sao Paulo Biennial. Beiguelman’s interventions in public spaces, networked projects and mobile art applications are often characterised by a strong interactivity. She is also a pioneer in digital poetry and one of her most famous works is “The book after the book”, a hypertextual and visual essay published in 1999.