We invite you to a new event at 𝐌𝐄𝐓𝐀 𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐔𝐌 of the 𝑆𝑐𝑖-𝑎𝑟𝑡 𝑦𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑙𝑖𝑓𝑒! program, which is a series of conferences, presentations, art-talks and workshops dedicated to interdisciplinary pedagogies, based on the intersection of science and art. 

We look forward to a talk with 𝐆𝐚𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐥𝐚 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐞𝐬𝐜𝐮, co-founder of spam-index.com, to explore digital art and its modes of exposure in the contemporary era. 

Gabriela Mateescu will share new insights and ideas about: the evolution of digital art exhibition in the technological context of the 21st century, along with the challenges and opportunities offered by this ever-changing medium. Gabriela will also reveal her past and future experiences and collaborations present on spam-index; the significance of exhibiting digital art in online and offline galleries and the challenges involved.

Joining Gabriela Mateescu in this discussion will be local digital artists 𝟏𝟑𝐦𝟏𝟎𝐣 𝐬̦𝐢 𝐁𝐨𝐠𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐢, both with rich backgrounds in digital art and significant contributions to spam-index projects. com.

Spam-index.com is an innovative platform dedicated to showcasing digital artists in Romania. Founded in 2019 by Gabriela Mateescu and taietzel ticalos, this platform has become a pillar of the digital artistic community in the country. With interviews, articles and artist profiles, spam-index.com offers valuable ways for digital art to be exposed online.

𝟏𝟑𝐦𝟏𝟎𝐣 (Marius Jurca) is a multidisciplinary artist, concerned with the interconnections between art, science and technology, working in the artist groups Avantpost in Timișoara and Kinema Ikon in Arad. He is interested in exploring processes invisible to the human eye and the human-technology relationship in the context of contemporary society. Besides his artistic activity, he is designer and co-founder of the studio artouching as well as coordinator of an artist-run space dedicated to the promotion of digital art called Digital:Canvas\.

𝐁𝐨𝐠𝐝𝐚𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐢 is a visual artist and research assistant at the Faculty of Arts and Design in Timisoara. His artistic practice is situated at the border between new and traditional media. Through his artistic research, he questions issues related to the status of the art object, virtual space, artificial intelligence and the status of the emerging artist. 

𝐆𝐚𝐛𝐫𝐢𝐞𝐥𝐚 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐞𝐬𝐜𝐮 is founder of the fluid group Nucleu 0000, co-founder of the spam-index platform. She is a feminist artist exploring self-reflexive themes inspired by biographical stories and is interested in the social role of art by organizing events as meeting points rather than finite things. Gabriela uses the avatar Anastasia Manole for digital artworks exploring the role of women online and investigating manipulation in digital technologies, questioning identity and the influence of technology on our lives.

The project is part of the national cultural programme "Timișoara – European Capital of Culture in 2023" and is funded through the Grow Timișoara 2023 programme, implemented by the Center for Projects Timișoara, with funds allocated from the state budget, through the budget of the Ministry of Culture.

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