Mónica Bello Bugallo
VIDA Art and Artificial Life International Awards
Monica Bello Bugallo is artistic director of VIDA Art and Artificial Life International Awards founded in 1999 by Fundacion Telefonica (Madrid, Spain).
She has curated several exhibitions, seminars and workshops on art, science and technology in society. She is co-founder and curated Capsula, a platform for research into, and production of, cultural events involving art, science and nature; Res-qualia, a web-based project aimed to promote research in art-science and evolution of consciousness. She has iniciate Biorama with the Digital Research Unit (DRU) of Huddersfield University (United Kingdom) consisting in a serie of fieldwork explorations and debate platforms on digital culture and natural phenomena.
Between 2008 and 2010, she held the position of head of educational programs of LABoral Centro de Arte y Creacion Industrial in Gijon (Spain) in which she lead experimental programs in digital media and education, research on new formats which facilitate artistic production, as well as promoted the collaboration between art and academia.
She participates in different advisory boards and she has published articles on art, science, technology and new education modes on arts.