Conference Cycle

Debate, reflection, and critical thought are a fundamental part in creating knowledge. To this end, Fundación Canal brings together art, social, cultural, environmental, and innovation experts in its conference cycle. Markedly educational in nature, this cycle delves into highly relevant topics of interest. The conferences are dynamic in format and last 90 minutes. They include an opening conference, an interview, and a round of questions with the audience.

HUMOR IN PHOTOGRAPHY

Fecha y hora: 06/06/2024 18:30h.

On the occasion of the current exhibition at the Canal Foundation, Elliott Erwitt. La comedia humana, Cristina de Middel, photographer and current president of Magnum Photos, will give this lecture to reflect on the role of humor in snapshots.

 

Cristina de Middel is a Spanish photographer who, after a decade as...

CONVERGING PATHS: HUMAN EVOLUTION AND CLIMATE

Fecha y hora: 22/05/2024 18:30h.

Throughout history, humans have demonstrated a remarkable ability to adapt to the Earth’s diverse climatic conditions. From the emergence of the genus Homo, through ancient civilizations to modern society, we have developed ingenious strategies for coping with climate challenges. This adaptability has been fundamental to our survival as a species...

THE APPRENTICE IN THE SUN. MARCEL DUCHAMP IN PERSPECTIVE

Fecha y hora: 14/03/2024 18:30h.

Along with Pablo Picasso, Marcel Duchamp is considered the most influential artist of the 20th century. While Picasso’s creations represent a more continuist evolution in comparison with great classical masters, Duchamp’s work, irreverent, full of layers and extremely original, reflects a path toward rupture. His work was the great precursor...

SOLO FROM THE ARCTIC TO THE INDIAN OCEAN

Fecha y hora: 22/02/2024 18:30h.

Mankind’s desire to explore has taken us to the most remote places on the planet. We have conquered the geographical poles, opened new routes through the seas, and discovered new territories. This impetus lives on today through exceptional people like Antonio de la Rosa. An adventurer and...


HOW CAN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE HELP OUR PLANET?

Fecha y hora: 28/11/2023 18:30h.

Innovation is the foundation of progress and will be essential to successfully address our world’s environmental challenges. Enrique Dans is an expert in technological innovation, researcher, advisor, and professor at IE Business School. He delves into the topic with us and gives a preview of the latest innovative trends...

MORE THAN MUSES: WOMEN AS PROTAGONISTS IN THE ARTS

Fecha y hora: 14/11/2023 18:30h.

Along with the exhibition “Artistas y modelos. Historias de pasión, creación y destrucción (Artists and Models: Stories of Passion, Creation, and Destruction)”, in this conference, Professor of Art History Beatriz Blasco Esquivias delves into the assigned and perceived role of women in the arts, and how it...

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