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  Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 05:54:56 PM Sun, 2 Feb 2014 
 Paula  Gaetano-Adi
 Contact Information
Paula Gaetano-Adi
Assistant Professor-Studio Arts
Contact address   1155 Union Circle #305100, Denton, TX 76201     Office LocationMail Box: #305100, Curry Hall, Room No.: 310 
Email  paula.gaetanoadi@unt.edu    Web Link Web Link   
Keywords new media, robotics, kinetics, performance, installation   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
MFA Art & Techonology The Ohio State University 2010
BA Audivisual Communication Studies Universidad Blas Pascal 2004
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2014ASTU4460501Advanced New Media Art Download Syllabus
Fall 2013ASTU4460502Advanced New Media Art Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ASTU5450502New Media Studio Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ASTU4460502Advanced New Media Art Download Syllabus
Fall 2012ASTU4450502Topics in New Media Art Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ASTU5450501New Media Studio Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
New Media Arts
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2012-PresentAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Studio Arts. New Media Arts ProgramCollege of Visual Art + DesignUniversity of North Texas
2010-2012Adjunct ProfessorDepartment of the Arts. Electronic Arts ProgramSchool of Humanities, Arts and Social SciencesRensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2010-2012Curatorial AssistantEMPAC: Experimental Media and Performing Art Center Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2007-2008Profesor interinoArtes Electronicas Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero
2006Visiting ScholarCenter for Research in Engineering, Media and PerformanceSchool of Theater, Film and TelevisionUniversity of California, Los Angeles
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
toggle toggle Exhibitions
2013So To Speak The Arts Center. Troy, NY. 
2013Sachaqa: Temporada Seca Suchiche Cultural Centre. Tarapoto, Peru 
2013Currents2013: The Santa Fe International New Media Festival El Museo Cultural de Santa Fe. Santa Fe, NM 
2013Ser Frontera Dacil Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina 
2013Desiring Machine Smith Gallery, Davidson College. Davidson, NC. 
2012War of Words Proteus Gowanus Gallery. Brooklyn, NY. 
2012Artificial Life 1999-2012, the first restrospective on VIDA Espacio Fundacion Telefonica. Madrid, Spain. 
2012Plastic! Salem Artwork Center. Salem, NY 
2011IMPACT: Immigration, what is at Stake? Swing Space Gallery. Columbus, OH 
2010POST: Arte contemporáneo en itinerancia SPAIN; Casa de Cultura de Brulada - Casa de Cultura de Sanguesa - Casa de Cultura de Baztan - Centro Cultural Lortia de Allsasua - Casa de Cultura de Aoiz - Casa Cultural de Noain.Itinerant Exhibition
2010Beyond Mediations: Mediations Biennale Poznan International Biennale of Contemporary Art. National Museum of Poznan. Poznan, Poland. 
2010Me and You and Everyone We Know Urban Art Space Gallery. Columbus, OH 
2010Gesture (inclusive) Hopkins Gallery at The Ohio State University. Columubs, OH. 
2010Seventeenth Annual Fergus Exhibition Ohio Union Gallery. Columbus, OH 
2009Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age Winzavod Contemporary Art Center. Moscow, Russia. 
2009Plataforma UNTREF MUNTREF. Buenos Aires, Argentina 
2009-2008Evolution Haute Couture: Art and Science in the Post-Biological Age RUSSIA; Winzavod Contemporary Art Center (Moscow) - National Centre for Contemporary Arts (Kaliningrad) - IX MediaForum 2008 - Moscow International Film Festival (Moscow)Itinerant Exhibition
2008Synthetic Times – Media Art China 2008 National Art Museum of China. Beijing, China. 
2008Prototypen: Bionik und der Blick auf die Natur BrandenburgerTor Foundation. Berlin, Germany. 
2008Flashback_up: 10 años de arte y tecnología en Córdoba Centro Cultural España-Córdoba. Córdoba, Argentina. 
2008Estados del Agua Galeria Objeto A. Buenos Aires, Argentina 
2007Frankenstein’s Monster MejanLabs Gallery. Stockholm, Sweden 
2007FILE 07 Festival SESI Gallery. Sao Paulo, Brazil 
2007BIOS4: biological and ambiental art Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. Sevilla, Spain. 
2007VIDA 9.0 ARCO 07 - Madrid Contemporary Art Fair. Madrid, Spain. 
2007Interfases: San Juan/Bahía Blanca ARGENTINA; Fondo Nacional de las Artes (Buenos Aires) - Museo de Arte Contemporaneo (Bahia Blanca) - Auditorio Juan Victoria (San Juan)Itinerant Show
2007Resplandores Centro Cultural Recoleta. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 
2007Cultura y Media Centro Cultural San Martin. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 
2006Argentina Pinta Bien: Arte de San Juan Auditorium Juan Vitoria. San Juan, Argentina. 
2006Arte y Nuevas Tecnologias Espacio Fundación Telefónica. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 
2005Estudio Abierto. Nuevos Horizontes Apostadero Naval de Puerto Madero. Buenos Aires, Argentina 
2005Tecnoscene Centro Cultural Jorge Luis Borges. Buenos Aires, Argentina 
2005DIBA05: Digital Buenos Aires Centro Metropolitano de Diseño. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 
2005Plataforma 04 Centro Cultural España-Córdoba. Córdoba, Argentina. 
2004transBody Centro Cultural España-Córdoba. Córdoba, Argentina. 
2004Arte y Nuevas Tecnologias Museo de Arte Moderno. Buenos Aires, Argentina 
2004Pantalla Abierta Señal Ciudad Abierta. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 
2004Pixelar: Video experimental Cordobes Cineclub municipal Hugo del Carril. Córdoba, Argentina. 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2012VIDA 14.0: International Competition on Art and Artificial LifeFundación Telefónica. Madrid, Spain
2009-2010Fergus-Gilmore Memorial AwardThe Ohio State University. Columbus, OH
2008-2009University Presidential FellowshipThe Ohio State University
2008The XXV Oscar Signorini Prize (Nominee)The D’Ars Foundation. Milan, Italy
2006First Prize VIDA 9.0, International Competition on Art and Artificial LifeFundación Telefónica. Madrid, Spain
2005Fellowship for visual artistsSan Juan Bank Foundation. San Juan, Argentina
2005Travel Grant program for young artistsSecretaria de Cultura de la Nación Argentina
2005National Fellowship for Visual ArtistNational Endowment for the Arts in Argentina
2005First Prize LIMB0.Museo de Arte Moderno. Buenos Aires, Argentina
2004/2000Academic merit-based scholarshipUniversidad Blas Pascal. Córdoba, Argentina
toggle toggle Biographical Sketch
Paula Gaetano-Adi
Paula Gaetano Adi (born in San Juan, Argentina) is an artist and researcher working in sculptures, performances, interactive installations and robotic agents. Using the human and nonhuman body as a point of departure, her work deals with different cultural studies of technoscience, particularly in regard to how its discursive effects and affects are inscribed in human subjectivity and how they can be reflected through art.

Her work have been presented internationally in venues such as the National Art Museum of China (Beijing), MejanLabs (Stockholm), ARCO Fair (Madrid), FILE Festival (Sao Paulo), BIOS4 (Sevilla), National Museum of Poznan (Ponznan), BrandenburgerTor Foundation (Berlin), Museum of Modern Art (Buenos Aires), Espacio Fundación Telefónica (Buenos Aires), among others.

She was the recipient of the First Prize VIDA 9.0, the international competition on Art & Artificial life by Fundacion Telefonica, and the First Prize ‘LIMBØ’- Museum of Modern Art of Buenos Aires. She has received diferent grants and awards including San Juan Bank Foundation, Fondo Nacional de las Artes, Secretaría de Cultura de la Nación Argentina, Blas Pascal University, Ohio State University Presidential Fellowship and the Fergus Memorial Scholarship both in 2009 and 2010.

Gaetano Adi received a degree in Audiovisual Communication from Blas Pascal University in Argentina and a postgraduate degree in New Media Arts from the same university. She holds a Master in Fine Arts with emphasis in Art & Technology, from The Ohio State University.

During 2006 Gaetano Adi was visiting scholar in a research residence at REMAP- University of California, Los Ángeles (UCLA). She has served as a faculty for the Electronics Arts program at the Tres de Febrero National University and the program on Mixed Media Art at the National University of Lanús, both in Buenos Aires. In 2009, she taught as a Graduate Teaching Associate for the Foundation Studies area in the Department of Art at The Ohio State University. From 2010 to 2012 she taught for the Electronics Art program, and she acted as the Curatorial Assistant for EMPAC, the Experimental Media & Performing Arts Center, both at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY.

Currently she is Assistant Professor of Studio Art at the University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts and Design, where she coordinate the New Media Area. Also at UNT she has recently joined (iARTA) the Initiative for Advanced Research in Technology and the Arts.

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