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EMPTY PR(OE)MISES – CURATORIAL STATEMENT

How does one inhabit emptiness? There is a tension and struggle inherent to the space between the will of preserving its void and the will of the forces that wish to occupy it. For Katerina Koskina, director of EMST (National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens), the complexity of emptiness and its overabundance of possibilities has been a dilemma from the moment she first visited the Museum building in December 2014. [...]

By |October 7th, 2016|Curatorial, News, Writings|0 Comments

A MUSEUM, A BLACK SHEEP AND A DEAD ROOSTER

If you are in Germany, in Cologne, Monday September 19, 2016 please join us @ 11:30am for this workshop titled: A Museum, A Black Sheep and a Dead Rooster: Artistic and Curatorial Displaced Practices. The workshop - supported, hosted and organized by Mischa Kuball, Professor for Public Art at the KHM/Academy of Media Arts, Cologne/D - is free and open to all. There are only twenty seats, so if you [...]

By |September 5th, 2016|News, Writings|0 Comments

CUT LOOSE

If you happen to be in New York on March 24 I am having a conversation at New York University with Stefanos Tsivopoulos (who represented Greece at the 55th Venice Biennale 2013). The event is chaired by Mechthild Schmidt Feist. Join us on March 24 at 6pm, at NYU-SPS 7e12 street, room 321. Please RSVP here to guarantee a seat: http://bit.ly/1UYOlyH - there are limited seats and they will be [...]

By |March 14th, 2016|Events, News, Writings|0 Comments

PICASSO AT WAR

Spent the day at the Picasso Museum in Barcelona for the Arts in Barcelona class that I am teaching as part of the Arts Administration @ Boston University. We will be working with the students on a series of initiatives and projects developing ideas, journals and art projects. Of course that also includes the writing of an academic paper. The one below is the abstract of the paper I am [...]

By |March 8th, 2016|News, Writings|0 Comments

WET ME

Just finished writing my paper, Wet Me: Cupio Dissolvi ad Nubem et Lumen, for the next issue of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac titled Cloud and Molecular Aesthetics. The papers have gone to the designer and the issue will be out soon. It is an interesting set of contributions from authors around the world and follows the event that I organized in June 2014 in Istanbul as part of the Transdisciplinary [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|News, Writings|0 Comments

BASHED ON THE HEAD

"Bashed on the Head: Global and Local Tensions in the Life of an Artist," is the new essay that I am writing for the TransCultural Exchange conference at Boston University organized by Professor Mary Sherman. The essay, which also gives the title to the panel, will be a moment of conversation between esteemed colleagues and the audience. The panel location is:  Boston University, George Sherman Union, 2nd Floor, Metcalf Hall, [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|News, Writings|0 Comments

LEA – MIT PRESS @ CAA

The Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA), in collaboration with MIT Press, announces the publication of L.A. Re.Play: Mobile Network Culture in Placemaking to be available at the College Art Association (CAA) conference February 4, 2016. The event is supported by the Arts Administration Program @ Boston University. During the launch Lanfranco Aceti, Director of the Arts Administration Program and Editor in Chief of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac will present together with [...]

By |February 1st, 2016|News, Writings|0 Comments

L.A. RE.PLAY

The print issue of LEA Volume 21 Issue 1 L.A. Re.Play: Mobile Network Culture in Placemaking is available on Amazon and the open access articles are available on LEA (Leonardo Electronic Almanac). The issue analyses how current location technologies have become tools used by contemporary artists, theorists, designers and scientists to reformulate our understanding of social engagement within an enlarged concept of place. These new mobile networks have altered the [...]

By |January 23rd, 2016|News, Writings|0 Comments

THE CULTURAL BODY’S DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS

"The Cultural Body’s Death by a Thousand Cuts: Why Society Is No Longer a Body and Why It Can Be Cut to Pieces," is my article for the Journal of Visual Culture titled CUT. This themed issue poses questions concerning financial cuts and their impact on contemporary society and the arts. It presents a collection of perspectives, in particular from Greece, in order to examine artistic and aesthetic practices. It explores [...]

By |December 14th, 2015|News, Writings|0 Comments

THE CUTS HAVE BEEN MADE

The Cuts Have Been Made: Welcome to the Aesthetic of Capitalistic Vampirism is the title of a panel which will see Lanfranco Aceti in conversation with Bill Balaskas, Mark Fisher and Irini Papadimitriou. The panel will reflect and discuss the recent issue CUT published by the Journal of Visual Culture. The event, chaired by Marquard Smith Editor in Chief of this seminal refereed journal, will analyze the transformations of contemporary [...]

By |November 25th, 2015|Events, News, Writings|0 Comments