This talk explores the aesthetics of interaction in artist-duo Varvara & Mar's artworks, highlighting innovative projects and diverse strategies in interactive art within their oeuvre, from classical interactive systems to new generative AI.
Mar Canet Sola
Mar Canet Sola is an artist and researcher. Mar is a PhD candidate and research fellow at Cudan research group in BFM Tallinn University. He has a master’s degree from Interface Cultures at the University of Art and Design Linz and two degrees in art and design from ESDI in Barcelona and in computer game development from University Central Lancashire in the UK. Mar was invited as a visiting researcher to XRL, Hong Kong City University, IAMAS (Ogaki, Japan), Blekinge Institute of Technology (Karlshamn, Sweden). As an artist, he works together with Varvara Guljajeva forming an artist duo Varvara & Mar. The duo has been exhibiting in international shows since 2009. Their works were shown at MAD in New York, FACT in Liverpool, Santa Monica in Barcelona, Barbican in London, Onassis Cultural Centre in Athens, Ars Electronica museum in Linz, ZKM in Karlsruhe, and more.
Talk by Mar Canet Sola
Tuesday 3rd October 2023
9:30am - 10:30am
[Image credits: Courtesy of Varvara & Mar]