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THE SMALL INFINITE

The Small Infinite is a new exhibition I have conceived and am curating at the John Hansard Gallery together with Vince Dziekan. The preview is August 4, 2014 from 6pm to 8pm. The featured artists are: Mark Amerika, Elif Ayiter, Bill Balaskas, Bronwen Buckeridge, Sophie Clements, Susan Collins, Max Eastley, Tim Head, Henriette Heise, Chris Henschke, John Latham, Mark Lewis, Karl Lemieux, Patrick Pound, Charlie Sofo and Paul Thomas. […]

FINANCIAL TRIPTYCH @ MILKSHAKE AGENCY

I have been invited to be part of this exciting exhibition, Public Domain, initiated by Lo and Behold and presented at Milkshake Agency from June 26 to August 24, 2014. The project includes 25 artists / 25 site specifics located in 12 different cities in 10 countries and is curated by Artemis Potamianou and Giorgos Papadatos. After receiving the commission I decided to create the Financial Triptych. This artworks […]

AN OPERA OF LABOUR AND REVOLUTION

The exhibition An Opera of Labour and Revolution takes an unsentimental look at the collective and its expressions both today and in the past, juxtaposing artworks based on the iconography of heroic, revolutionary gestures or collaborative, unified action. The artists selected for this exhibition are Bill Balaskas, Paolo Cirio, Revital Cohen & Tuur Van Balen, Felix Gmelin and Taus Makhacheva. The exhibition reminds of the need for alteration and […]

CAR PARK @ HANSARD GALLERY

Car Park is a new participatory performance and installation in public space by Lanfranco Aceti, curated by Helen Sloan, Director of SCAN, as part of the exhibition Internet of Cars at the Hansard Gallery in Southampton. The works that comprise Car Park are inspired by themes of hard labor, economic exploitation, erosion of social rights and socio-political deprivation. The installation and public performances will take place in Southampton from June 7 to […]

CONTOURS – INTERACTION EXPERIENCE

The next Thursday Club will be back 29th May 2014 with Fabio Antinori and Alicja Pytlewska talking about Contours at the Centre for Creative Collaboration in London. The artwork was commissioned by the MAK Museum of Applied Arts and Contemporary Art in Vienna, as part of ‘Scientific Skin’, the program co-curated by Sabine Seymour and Thomas Geisler, that features commissioned experiments relating to human based interactive experiences combining human body […]

SUGGESTIONS FOR ART THAT COULD BE CALLED RED

Suggestions for Art That Could Be Called Red is the new exhibition by the Museum of Contemporary Cuts (MoCC), which presents artworks by Bill Balaskas, Felix Gmelin, Benjamin Grosser, Karl Heinz Jeron, Kevin Logan, Owen Mundy and Charmaine Ortiz. The exhibition is curated by Lanfranco Aceti and Susanne Jaschko. The exhibition launches a provocation and asks a series of questions on contemporary social structures. What is red art? Or […]

IN YOUR FACE @ ART ATHINA

In Your Face by Lanfranco Aceti is a new installation and series of artworks curated by Susanne Jaschko and Marquard Smith. The event is part of the Platform Project @ Art-Athina, Director Artemis Potamianou – May 15-18, 2014. The artist will buy 5 screams for fifty euros and resell them at 500,000 euros. In an age in which, after having been left at the margins of society, being heard […]

RED ART AT THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF ART

Red Art: New Utopias in Data Capitalism is the first edited book, part of a series, by the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (Leonardo/ISAST, MIT Press). Red Art: New Utopias in Data Capitalism was edited and has introductions by Lanfranco Aceti, Bill Balaskas, Susanne Jaschko and Julian Stallabrass. The Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA) is proud to announce the publication of its first LEA book, available on Amazon and titled Red Art: […]

RED ART: NEW UTOPIAS IN DATA CAPITALISM

Red Art: New Utopias in Data Capitalism, Volume 20 Issue 1. ISBN: 978-1-906897-20-8. ISSN: 1071-4391. Date of Publication: January 15, 2014. Number of Pages: 250. Book Editors: Lanfranco Aceti, Bill Balaskas, Susanne Jaschko and Julian Stallabrass. The print issue of the LEA Book Red Art, Volume 20 Issue 1 Red Art: New Utopias in Data Capitalism is available on Amazon. The Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA) is proud to […]

MASTER LECTURE AT CFAR

Beware of Cutting Down Trees: Contemporary Politics and Aesthetics between Ideal Matriarchal Democracy and Real Patriarchal Dictatorships is the title of the lecture I will be presenting for the Master Lecture Series at the Centre for Fine Art Research (CFAR), Birmingham Institute of Art and Design. The Director of CFAR, Professor Johnny Golding, will chair the event. The lecture will analyze the mythological role of trees and their relationship […]