About the keynote speakers
Christina Varvia, currently a Research Fellow, was formerly the Deputy Director and Lead Researcher of Forensic Architecture (FA). She is trained as an architect and has taught a Diploma unit (MArch) at the Architectural Association (2018–2020). She was a member of the Technology Advisory Board for the International Criminal Court (2018). Currently, Christina is pursuing her PhD at Aarhus University where her research focuses on biopolitics and imaging of the human body.
Tania Alice is a performance artist. Artistic director of the performance collective Everyday Heroes (2009–2014), based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, she is actually working at creating the structure “Performers Without Borders”. She uses the interfaces between visual and scenic arts and the language of relational aesthetics in a critical way, working in the streets with “non-artists”. She holds a MFA and a PhD in Arts from the Université de Provence Aix-Marseille I, France (2003) and a postdoctoral degree in theatrical creation and contemporary performance from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).