Clara Megías

She is dedicated to the training of teachers in the field of Art Education at the Autonomous University of Madrid. Her main lines of research focus on the intersection between contemporary art, education and research. She is a specialist in critical cartography, the creation of artistic learning materials and the design of educational spaces. She has a PhD in Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), where she was a FPU fellow at the Department of Didactics of Plastic Expression (UCM) and a visiting researcher at the IoE of the University of London and at the New School in New York.

She has taught at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the UCM, Faculty of Education of the UAH (University of Alcalá), Utad (University Center for Digital Art), Unir (International University of La Rioja) and Escuni (School of Education attached to UCM) and has given training courses at international institutions such as UB (University of Barcelona), Bergen National Academy of the Arts (Norway), Federal University of La Paraiba (Brazil), Museum of Contemporary Art of Bogotá (Colombia), Spanish Cultural Center in Lima (Peru), Pontificia Universidad Católica of Perú, and Universidad Autónoma of México State.

She is a founding member of Pedagogías Invisibles, creative and research collective in educational innovation, in which she coordinates the teacher training line and the Núbol collective, this latter placed between art, ethnography and education. She is co-author, together with María Acaso, of rEDUvolution: Making the revolution in education, and Art Thinking: How art can transform education (Editorial Paidós). She is also author of the EDUkits of  School of Disruptive Education: Desktop publishing manual for inquisitive/curious teachers published by Fundación Telefónica.