Meet the festival curators
In this session to curators of the IMPAKT Festival will introduce their programme, talk about the various subthemes and share about the artists they selected. Your crash course into the speculative future of the interface!
Bárbara Perea― Speaker
Bárbara Perea is an independent curator/writer based in Mexico City. Her practice focuses primarily on media and sound art and is grounded in the concept of exhibition making as a platform for critical thinking. She has curated exhibitions and festivals in Mexico, Europe, Canada and USA, including the Mexican pavilion for the 52nd Venice Biennale.
Jan Adriaans― Speaker
Jan Adriaans is a Dutch visual artist based in Rotterdam. In his work, he considers social behaviour within certain power relations from a neurobiological perspective to arrive at a more incisive interpretation of humankind. Adriaans studied Posthumanism at Leiden University and holds a Master’s from the DAI. He teaches in Utrecht at the HKU.
Marloes de Valk― Speaker
Marloes de Valk is a Dutch curator/writer and software artist in the post-despair stage of coping with the threat of global warming and being spied on by the devices surrounding her. Astounded by the deafening noise we generate while socializing with the technology around us, she is looking to better understand why.