Keynotes

EVA London 2022 Keynote Speakers

Tuesday, 5 July 2022

Natasha Trotman

Artist in Residence, Somerset House, Studio 48, London, UK

https://natashamtrotman.com/about-1

https://www.rca.ac.uk/more/staff/natasha_trotman/

Hybrid ND imaginaries: Exploring the (un)official discourse across neurodiversity, equality and belonging

Natasha Trotman MA(RCA), MCSD, FRSA is a Research Associate at The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art. Currently, she is an artist in residence at Somerset House (studio 48), an Equalities Designer, Maker and Researcher whose work explores extending the frontiers of knowledge around mental difference, non-typical ways of being and marginalised experiences in addition to also reframing mainstream notions of equality, equity, diversity, and inclusion through an intersectional design lens. Natasha has worked with neurodiverse communities and people with varied abilities, including dyspraxic and autistic persons, as well as those living with a dementia. She has also worked with their carers and supporters.


Wednesday, 6 July 2022

Charlie Gere

Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts, Lancaster University, UK

https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lica/about/people/charlie-gere

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Gere

From 4Chan to Kyiv: Social media, politics war

Charlie Gere is Professor of Media Theory and History at Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts at Lancaster University and previously, director of research at the Institute for Cultural Research at The University of Lancaster.  Previously, Charlie was lecturer in digital art history in the School of History of Art, Film and Visual Media at Birkbeck College for seven years, where he ran the MA Digital Art History. He chairs the group Computers and the History of Art (CHArt) and is director of the AHRB-funded Computer Arts, Contexts, Histories etc. project at Birkbeck.  Charlie is the author of several books and articles on new media art, art and technology, continental philosophy and technology. His main research interest is in the cultural effects and meanings of technology and media, particularly in relation to post-conceptual art and philosophy.


Thursday, 7 July 2022

Birgitta Hosea

University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, UK

http://www.birgittahosea.co.uk/

https://www.uca.ac.uk/About-Us/our-staff/birgitta-hosea/

Fission: Curating digital art

Birgitta Hosea is Professor of Moving Image at the University for the Creative Arts.  She is an artist, animator and curator working with expanded animation and performance drawing. Birgitta has previously taught in Azerbaijan, the USA, Romania, Austria, Sweden, and China, where she is a Visiting Professor at Chengdu University. She was previously Head of Animation at the Royal College of Art (2016-18), Course Director of MA Character Animation (2000-15) and Research Leader in Performance (2011-4) at Central Saint Martins.  In 2017, Birgitta co-curated Boundary Crossings, an artists’ residency and exhibition of animated installation art, with artist Rose Bond at PNCA, Portland, Oregon, USA. As part of her teaching practice, she has worked on public engagement projects with major museums and archives such as the National Gallery, ENO, London Transport Museum, National Theatre Archives, RSC, the Wellcome Digital Collection and the V&A, which involved using animation to reinterpret and recontextualise artefacts from the collections in order to make them accessible to different audiences.


Friday, 8 July 2022

Anastasiia Gliebova

(with Olga Simson)

V-Art & Institute of Law, Technology and Innovation, Kharkiv, Ukraine

https://www.linkedin.com/in/anastasiia-gliebova-96a4681a3/

https://v-art.digital/our-story-team/

Digitalization of Art: Current state and future prospects

Anastasiia Gliebova is CEO and co-founder of the V-Art platform (v-art.digital) for digital art assets, founded by Ukrainian ArtTech entrepreneurs, and coordinator of the Digital Art Observatory artist-research residency (tatchers.art/dao) with Electric Artefacts (www.electricartefacts.art), and Digital Art therapy Studio projects.  She is also an Art Digitalization consultant and creative manager with a legal and economic background. She is Partner and Head of Research at the Institute of Law, Technology and Innovation (Kharkiv). Prior to founding V-Art, Anastasiia has been working in the field of creative management for 5 years with over 30 projects in her portfolio.  She is a speaker at events and conferences on technology in the field of art.


We encourage attendees to donate to the Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal of the Disasters Emergency Committee.

See also the EVA London 2022 Symposium on Monday, 4 July 2022, and the rest of the EVA London 2022 conference programme.