“Hope, Hope, fallacious Hope! Where is thy market now?” Joseph Mallord William Turner Hope Coming On is a performance conceived and curated by Lanfranco Aceti (MoCC) and with the gracious participation of the Boston Children’s Chorus (Anthony Trecek-King, Artistic Director and Ben Hires, Director of Programs). The choreography has been realized in collaboration with Betsi Graves and Alexander Davis at Urbanity Dance. The performance will take place in The Beal Gallery [...]

By |September 9th, 2016|Artworks, Curatorial, News|0 Comments


The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti is proud to announce a new curated project, The Market Will Save Us, a banner installation and performance by international artist Bill Balaskas. The artwork, premiered for the first time in the US in Boston, will be paraded around the Boston Common, accompanied by a marching band during Art Week Boston, September 30, 2016 from 1pm to 2pm. The banner [...]

By |September 8th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments


The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti, is proud to announce the premiere in the US, at the Boston Athenaeum, of a new performance of Stefanos Tsivopoulos: One Too Many. As part of ArtWeek Boston, the debut performance in the United States will include a brief post-performance talk about Tsivopoulos’ piece between Professor Lanfranco Aceti and artist Stefanos Tsivopoulos. Tsivopoulos represented Greece at the 55th Venice Biennial. Themes [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments


The Director of the Arts Administration program at Boston University, Lanfranco Aceti is proud to announce, Sound Politics, to be performed at the Boston Athenaeum, September 30, 2016, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Sound Politics is a curated project that includes two performances, Duty and Untitled for Cyborg String Quartet, by Australian artist Michaela Davies. These pieces explore the application of electric muscle stimulation (EMS) to musical composition and performance. MIDI compositions created by the artist are used to trigger custom-built EMS devices [...]

By |September 7th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments


SOCIAL – IST is the title of the new exhibition by the Museum of Contemporary Cuts with artworks by international artist Murat Germen. The exhibition examines the remnants of the social protests of Gezi Park in Istanbul and analyzes questions emerging from the current socio-political developments in Turkey as a reflection of wider international trends. Have the social protests altered the political panorama, creating a stronger democratic consciousness, or do they [...]

By |September 1st, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments


The Museum of Contemporary Cuts is proud to announce two performances by Michaela Davies, Duty and Untitled for Cyborg String Quartet that will take place at the Elytra Filament Pavilion in the John Madejski Garden of the Victoria and Albert Museum. This project titled Compliant was supported by the Museum of Contemporary Cuts, and the Australian Council for the Arts, and made possible by the curatorial effort of Lanfranco Aceti (Director, Arts Administration at Boston University) and Irini Papdimitriou (Programme Manager, [...]

By |August 20th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments


I am very happy to announce the new exhibition Remains of a Summer Bliss by Bill Balaskas that I am curating at the Kalfayan Galleries, Athens - Thessaloniki, from September 15 to October 15, 2016. The premiere of the show is on September 15 from 20:00 to 22:00 at the Kalfayan Galleries on 11 Haritos Street, Athens. The exhibition will present a new body of work by Balaskas that examines [...]

By |August 18th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments


The Body of the People is a media performance that interweaves iconic language and visual imagery into a poetic discourse concerning current socio-political disruptions that will take place Thursday September 29, 2016, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Old South Meeting House. Created by multimedia artist and educator Jeffrey Baykal-Rollins, with Rex Cadwallader on piano, vocals by Tiffany Jackson, Arti Dixon on drums, and Mike Asetta on bass, the work draws [...]

By |May 13th, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments


The Media Exhibition Platform (MEP) of Operational and Curatorial Research (OCR) in collaboration with the Arts Administration program @ Boston University presents the 2016 exhibit Silver Lining by Jenny Marketou, curated by Lanfranco Aceti. The exhibition will premier for the College Art Association (CAA) 2016 conference February 4th. Marketou is an artist and researcher who, throughout her career, has developed site specific and site responsive works in a large variety of contexts [...]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Curatorial, News|0 Comments


OCR with its Media Exhibition Platform announces an international call for artworks that deal with the issue of 'Digital Queers' in all of its multifaceted manifestations. The exhibition is curated by Lanfranco Aceti and Richard Rinehart and will be presented online from June 1, 2015 to July 15, 2015. The call is opened to exploring a wide range of media: from memes to gifs, from video to photography, from documentation [...]

By |March 23rd, 2015|Curatorial, News|0 Comments