Josep Perelló – AiR jury
Introducing KLAS AiR Jury members (V)
To keep you informed of the people that constitute KLAS, here goes some info on the Jury members for the Call for Artists 2017.
Josep Perelló is an Associate Professor in the Department of Fundamental Physics at the University of Barcelona. He leads the #OpenSystemsUB research group, which focuses on citizen participation and artistic practices as an alternative way of doing science. He works on complex systems, particularly in social and economic contexts. He is a member of the Complexitat.cat committee, and he was the head of the science department on behalf of the UB at Arts Santa Mònica (2009-2012), a project that won the 2012 Antoni Caparrós award for the best knowledge transfer project run by the UB. Since 2012, he has worked with the Creativity and Innovation Directorate of the #ICUB, Barcelona City Council, and the bcnlab to strengthen citizen science practices in the city, through the Human Behaviour (as part of the DAU Festival), Bee-Path (experiments on human mobility) and Urban Bees projects. In conjunction with Barcelona City Council he is setting up a citizen science office, with the support of RecerCaixa and the FECYT.