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Mrs. Diana Maria Gallicchio Domingues

Prof. Dr. Diana Domingues,  is the founder and director of LART (Art and TechnoScience Research Laboratory). She is a CNPq (National Research Board, Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation) researcher, and senior artist/researcher of the National Program of Visiting Professors (PVNS) of the Ministry of Education, Capes (20102014), Brazil. She has traced the plan of ‘New Leonardos’ at the University of Brasilia, based on the creative minds of artists and scientists to redefine the boundaries of art and contemporary science, building innovative practices that contribute to contemporary forms of art and technoscience. She is a senior professor at the Graduate Program in Biomedical. Engineering at UnB Gama and at the Graduate Program in Science and Technologies in Health at UnB in Ceilândia and a Research Collaborator at the Computing at  Institut Recod Lab and at the Socio Enactive Systems Research Group  Fapesp – UNICAMP.  She is involved in projects with international collaborations such as MIT – Camera Cultura/CNPq, advisory board of the Program MediaAC, Department for Image Science (Danube University Krems), and OCADU in Toronto. Results of her researches have been published in high impact communities such as IEEE, ISEA, Leonardo, SPIE. She hold a postdoctoral degree from ATI – Art & Technologies de l’Image, Université Paris VIII, and a PhD in Communications and Semiotics from PUC São Paulo. She has published and organized around 12 books such as EDUNESP: Arte, ciência e tecnologia: passado, presente e desafios (2009); Arte e vida no século XXI: tecnologia, ciência e criatividade (2003); A arte no século XXI: a humanização das tecnologias (1997); Criação e interatividade na ciberarte, Experimento (2002). She has written approximately 100 chapters in books, articles in journals from Harmattan, Presses UQAM, LAVAL, and other publishers in Mexico, Spain, Italy, France, the UK, China, Japan, and the US, including Leonardo and Digital Creativity. She is an artist with over 50 individual exhibits, and over 130 collective exhibitions in São Paulo Biennials, Bienal de la Habana, Bienal do Mercosul, HKW (Berlin), Maison Européenne de la Photographie Paris 2005,UNAM Mexico, MuseuMN Belas Artes (Rio de Janeiro),Buenos Aires,  MAM  Buenos Aires and São Paulo and MAC (São Paulo), and in galleries and museums in France, Italy, Sweden, the US, Greece, China, Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Colombia. She has curated international events such as Ciberarte Zonas de Interação (II Bienal do Mercosul), engaging with over 300 scientists and artists. Awards include The 2000 UNESCO PRIZE – 7th Biennial la Habana; The First LEONARDO Global Crossing Prize; 2004 Rockefeller Foundation; Personality of the XX Century (Caxias do Sul, Brazil); and  SERGIO MOTTA PRIZE 2011, Celebrated Artist, SAD , UEMG , 2018 ,  Her work is published in seminal books such  as  in the selected list of artists  of Latin American Art in the 20th Century, by Edward LucieSmith,Thames and Hudson, 2003; Bruce Wands; Digital Art, 2004,  Stephen Wilson,  Information Arts, MIT Press 2002 Art + Science Now, by Thames and Hudson, 2009; Digital Creativity, 2016, vol 27, n. 4.

Founder, Director, Professor, Researcher
Itapema, Brazil
Focus area: Net Art, Web Art, Art History, Theory, Philosophy, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Biology, Bio Art, Bio Engineering, STEAM, Pedagogy, Education, Medicine, Wellness, Heath, Wearables, Electronics, Connected self, Telepresence