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SILVER LINING

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

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 SOCIAL

THE SOCIAL is the title of the 4th International Association for Visual Culture Biennial Conference (IAVC2016@Boston). You can visit the conference site at OCR Visual Culture 2016. IAVC2016@Boston invites papers, presentations, interventions, collaborations, and events from researchers, artists, academics, curators, and activists on post- democracy, post-society, anger, violence, future visions, crisis, zombie democracies, social media, neo-slavery, post-capitalism, post-data, social evolution, revolution, actionism, post-state, interventionism, cannibalizing corporativism, post- colonialism, economic vampirism, neo-serfs, [...]

By |January 2nd, 2016|News|0 Comments

IT’S ALL GREEK TO ME

It’s All Greek to Me is a new exhibition that I am part of and that runs from November 26, 2015 to January 9, 2016. This is a co-curated group exhibition by Artemis Potamianou and Julie René de Cotret, featuring the works of: Lanfranco Aceti, Campus Novel, Jefferson Campbell-Cooper, Kostas Christopolous, Yiannis Grigoriadis, Yiannis Isidorou, Jenny Marketou, Giorgos Papadatos, Poka-Yio, Artemis Potamianou, Makrigiannis Stilianos & Anonymous. For this exhibition I [...]

By |December 15th, 2015|Artworks, News|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

DEATH, MEMORY AND THE HUMAN

A new special issue titled Death, Memory and the Human in the Internet Era has been published as part of the journal Mortality: Promoting the Interdisciplinary Study of Death and Dying (Taylor & Francis). Editors of this issue were: Connor Graham and Alfred Montoya. Contributors: Lanfranco Aceti, Michael Arnold, Louis Bailey, Jo Bell, Gregory Clancey, Masato Fukushima, Martin Gibbs, Connor Graham, David Kennedy, Tamara Kohn, James Meese, Alfred Montoya and [...]

By |November 23rd, 2015|Events, News, Writings|0 Comments

CUT OUT OR CUT IN?

Cut Out or Cut In? A Reflection on Contemporary Insurrectional Art and Media is the talk and panel that will launch the special issue titled "CUT" of the Journal of Visual Culture, which is edited by Lanfranco Aceti, and features contributions by Bill Balaskas, Marina Gioti, Katerina Koskina, Nikos Navridis, Poka-Yio, Artemis Potamianou, Maria Tsagkari, Maria Tsantsanoglou, Stefanos Tsivopoulos, Kostis Velonis and Yorgos Zois. Before embarking on a global journey [...]

By |November 19th, 2015|Events, News, Writings|0 Comments

CUT

CUT is the themed issue of Journal of Visual Culture. The issue is a collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Cuts and is supported by Boston University and Kalfayan Galleries, Athens - Thessaloniki. International contributors provide a range of perspectives on the contemporary crisis and its results questioning how the arts and social structures are being affected by the financial cuts. Contributors come from a variety of academic, artistic and [...]

By |October 15th, 2015|News, Writings|0 Comments