Permeating the Screen with Rosana Antoli
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Do we relate with colleagues, friends and family less if we see only a part of them through the rectangular screen? What happens to the rest of our bodies that fall out of the screen?
Artist Rosana Antoli researches gestures that we repeat in our daily lives, revealing the structures, rhythm and connections they entail in our society. In this dialogue moderated by ArtBizTech, Rosana will share her perspective on bodily movement in shared experience by contrasting concepts of fluidity and rupture. Her presentation will prompt audiences to question if seamlessness in the design of products, cities, and spaces is always desirable. Could there be a natural resistance in our bodies that we are ignoring?
When human connection is established through the screen, might we be better off thinking about the screen as less of a flat, dividing surface and more of a porous material through which we collaborate?
About the Artist
Rosana Antolí is a visual artist based in London. Her practice is multidisciplinary, moving across drawing, painting, sculpture and video, always embracing a performative methodology within. Antolí obtained her MA in Performance and Sculpture at Royal College of Art in London in 2015. From 2015 until 2017 she was a selected Member of Royal British Society of Sculptors (UK) and since 2015 she is on the International Advisory Board for the Institute of Social Choreography.
Rosana Antolí’s work is exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide, having been commissioned among others by: Tate Modern Museum (UK), CentroCentro Cibeles Palace (ES), The RYDER (UK), Pompidou Museum (ES), Da2 Museum (ES), Artium Vitoria Museum (ES) , Zabludowicz Collection (UK), BBVA Foundation (ES), Joan Miro Foundation (ES), Sotheby’s London (UK), Wifredo Lam Museum (CU) and CA2M (ES).
She has been awarded among others with Generaciones Art Prize (Madrid, Spain, 2016), Royal British Society of Sculptors Bursary Award (London, UK, 2015), Gasworks International Fellowship (UK-Colombia, 2015), 2015 MULTIVERSE Grant for Video Art Creation by BBVA Foundation (Spain, 2015), International Emerging Artist Award (Dubai, 2014) or Pilar Juncosa and Sotheby’s Grant (Spain, 2012).