II Mail Art Call
Celebrating 30 years
II Mail Art Call/MAIL ART. Tribute to Nel Amaro The MIDECIANT invites creatives from all over the world and those who want to join the initiative, to participate in the «II Postal Art Call / MAIL ART. Tribute to Nel Amaro, Solidarity Cultural Activism». All the works received will be part of the Mail Art […]
Co-editors of the magazine Observatorio Iberoamericano de Arte Digital y Electrónico
Today we are 30 years old and we wanted to celebrate with everyone with a great sample “por favor agregue y devuelva, Arte Postal en las colecciones y archivos del MIDECIANT-UCLM”. Unfortunately, due to the health crisis caused by Covid-19, we have had to suspend all the events that we had planned. Today, May 7 at […]
The freezing of a memory: Tribute to Edith Weyde
MIDECIANT co-editor of the magazine “Observatorio Iberoamericano de Arte Digital y Electrónico” We want to share with you the first issue of the Magazine Observatorio Iberoamericano de Arte Digital y electrónico. Edited by “Nodos Uruguay”, the “Observatorio Iberoamericano de Arte Digital y Electrónic” and its own, “MIDECIANT”. The Publication of the Observatorio Iberoamericano de Arte Digital y electrónico is […]
Cuenca’s CAAC publishes a catalog 2016
Edith Weyde was a German chemist at the Agfa company in Leverkusen who, together with the Belgian engineer André Rott, created the process of transferring images by diffusion or Diffusion Transfer Reversal (DTR), with the aim of automating the photographic process, was one of the bigger advances in silver copying techniques (silver salts). It is the basic process that allowed the instant photography of companies like Polaroid, Kodak or Fuji and even the origin of the direct electrophotographic reproduction system.
Publications About Mide’s Recent Activities
This work represents the end of MINECO and ERDF projects which during the last two years have been developed in the Collections and Archives of Contemporary Art of the School of Fine Arts of Cuenca, at the University of Castilla-La Mancha
The catalog of the Collections and Archives of Contemporary Art (CAAC) of Cuenca, edited by José Ramón Alcalá and Vicente Jarque, assisted in the coordination by Beatriz Escribano, and designed by Héctor Morejón, has been finally published, after two years of intense work around the projects MINECO Ref. HAR2013-48604-C2-1-P and Castilla-La Mancha with European funds, ERDF Ref. P011-2014-002-P. Both projects, ending in December, will have their continuity with the MINECO project “Spanish Archive of Media Art” which will be directed by Ana Navarrete (UCLM) and Miguel Ángel Marzal (UC3M).
As the result of the 2015 exhibitions and of the subject “Cultural Interfaces and New Media” of the Master in Research in Artistic and Visual Practices coordinated by J.R.Alcalá and also taught by Sylvia Molina and Guillermo Navarro, it has been published the book entitled “Processes: The Artist and the Machine. Reflections on the historical Media Art. “, coordinated by Beatriz Escribano and designed by Héctor Morejón de Girón. Texts by José Ramón Alcalá, Beatriz Escribano, Rubén Tortosa, Ana Soler and Lieve Prins.