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The .NewArt { foundation;} is based in Reus, Catalonia. Its ambition is to help the artistic community develop new technological, scientific, conceptual, and social practices. The foundation disseminates art at the intersection and transgression of science and technology as a strategy for social development and empowerment. It acts not just as a witness, but as an active agent.

One of its main challenges consists in the development, conservation, and preservation of an artistic legacy linked to science and technology, within the framework of the .NewArt { collection;}. This project will be brought further by the creation of a new Art Center in the city of Reus.

The .NewArt { collection;} is recognized not only for what it collects, but for how it does so; it has generated a new kind of collecting altogether, promoting programs of production, preservation, and patronage of technological art, encouraging the debate around issues related to the introduction of new technologies in art. Under the artistic patronage of the Rodríguez-Veyrat family, this collection of electronic and digital artworks has grown to become one of the most relevant in the world.

The .NewArt { foundation;} & { collection;} are active members of the vibrant Catalan ecosystem. They are founders members of the HacTe, Barcelona's new hub for Art, Science, and Technology. This hub is promoted by Catalan institutions of great relevance to make Barcelona a global center for research, training, transfer, circulation and production in this field.

The .NewArt { foundation;} & { collection;}, have expanded their scope to the European community. With stable collaboration programs with centers such as V2_ in Rotterdam or Ars Electronica in Linz, among others. Together with HacTe, member of the New European Bauhaus, reinforcing the Catalan culture and ecosystem as a focus for innovation and creation in Europe.

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