Joaquín Fargas

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Joaquín Fargas, artist and engineer

Joaquin Fargas integrates the arts, science and technology in its artistic production. Since 1990 investigates new technologies for the arts. His production is based in utopian or possible proposals related to life, preservation and humans relationships. His work has been exposed museums, galleries and biennials across the world. Besides, he's the founder and director of the Interactive Technologic Center Exploratorio, which objective is to support the teaching of physics, chemistry, biology, environmental science, robotics and informatics; in a creative and interactive way. Is professor of Art and Technology in Maimonides University, where he founded the Bioart Lab and is its director since then. He was Executive Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Network for the Popularization of Science and Technology of the UNESCO which objective is to connect and support the different science and technology center in this region.

Work Areas

  • From art taught to understand the properties of nature and become aware of their care. He is currently artistic director of the Bioart Lab at Maimonides University in Buenos Aires, which he founded in June 2008 and professor of the department of Art Technology. His work has been exhibited in museums, galleries and biennials in different regions of the globe. During 2014 it has developed a profuse activity consisting of the execution of works, installations "site specific" performances and academic conferences in Argentina, Belgium, Costa Rica, Spain, Malaysia, Taiwan and Luxembourg.

  • From science, reports the concepts and theories of a playful, poetic way. Its output is enabled with possible or utopian proposals in relation to life preservation and the interrelationship of the beings and the future. Since 1988 works in the popularization of science and technology. In 1996 he founded the interactive Center Exploratorio which is academic director until today.

  • In his work, it integrates biological materials and technological tools in order to break boundaries and create possible dialogues and hybrid ecologies. Since the beginning of the 2000s, he begun to incorporate digital technologies, communication and robotics in his work. Biotechnology is manifested in the works of Bioart Lab from 2008.

Biosphere Project summer 2015/2016

"In 2015, the Biosphere Project was invited to continue in the Comtemporary Arts Museum in Mar del Plata, as part of the new..."