Pau Alsina holds a PhD from the University of Barcelona’s Department of History of Philosophy, Aesthetics and Cultural Philosophy, having written a thesis on emerging systems in artistic practices related to technoscience. He is a member of the faculty of the Arts and Humanities Department of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (Open University of Catalonia, UOC), where he coordinates subjects on art and contemporary thought. He was director of the Digital culture and art postgraduate degree programme run by the UOC and the LABoral Art and Industrial Creation Centre, and coordinator of the same two organisations’ Art and Digital Culture Seminars programme. He also lectures on Ramon Llull University’s MECAD/ESDi Curatorship for Art and New Media master’s degree course and is a guest lecturer at other universities in Spain.
He has been director of Artnodes, the UOC’s art, science and technology journal, since 2002. He is a founding member of the YASMIN network for art, science and technology in Mediterranean countries, an initiative backed by UNESCO DigiArts, Leonardo/ISAST, Olats, Artnodes/the UOC and the University of Athens. He carries out research on matters related to contemporary thought, art and digital culture as a member of the Studies in Culture and Society Group (GRECS), in which capacity he is currently working on an R&D project on emotions and digital technologies (CSO2010-16502).
Last update: May 10th, 2017