Who the People? is a series of artworks presented for FutureEverything in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh, Department of Design Informatics. This is a new art project based on a series of recent works produced by Lanfranco Aceti that represent, through the use of data and social media, the relationship between people’s participation in and support of systems of data-mining, dehumanization, bureaucratic enslavement and continued sustainability of statal and […]
Digital Queers is a conference that will take place at The New School, June 25, 26 and 27, 2015, and will coincide with the Gay Pride in New York. During the month of June is also expected a sentence of the American Supreme Court on Equality and this event will be another opportunity to discuss issues and problems regarding equality and social justice with both global and local perspectives. Digital […]
The conference Sounds, Images and Data (SID) 2015 will be hosted at NYU, Steinhardt School in Collaboration with Goldsmiths, University of London. By mixing a series of contemporary technologies, social media practices and innovative approaches both to curating and artistic practices, contemporary creators and commentators are envisaging and constructing a different world where different strands (Sounds, Images and Data) collide. Chairs: Lanfranco Aceti and Tae Hong Park. SID is a […]
Executed, the new exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Cuts, runs from January 19 to February 19, 2015 and is parallel to Executive Chair by artists Haydn Jones, Fabio Lattanzi Antinori, and Jonathan Munro at Guest Projects in London. The exhibition, themed around issues related to the corporate world and corporate discourses, offers different perspectives on the nature of contemporary production, work place and workers’ rights.
The workplace is the space […]
A good review from Frieze of The Small Infinite at the John Hansard Gallery. Paul Carey-Kent the famous British critic took the time to write about the show and delivered an interesting analysis as well as a series of well crafted observations. I would like once more to thank the John Latham’s estate and all of the artists that took place in the show: Mark Amerika, Elif Ayiter, Bill Balaskas, […]
The Situation is an exhibition by Oliver Ressler for the Museum of Contemporary Cuts (MoCC). Curated by Lanfranco Aceti in collaboration with Jonathan Munro the exhibition presents a series of artworks by Oliver Ressler that engage with the contemporary social crisis. Ressler has worked on the theme of the contemporary post-postcapitalistic society and its crises both as an artist and as a curator. It’s the Political Economy, Stupid, is a […]
This is the new LEA book titled Interference Strategies, Volume 20 Issue 2. ISBN: 978-1-906897-32-1. ISSN: 1071-4391. Date of Publication: April 15, 2014. Number of Pages: 157. Book Editors: Lanfranco Aceti and Paul Thomas. In this particular volume the issue of art as interference and the strategies that it should adopt have been reframed within the structures of contemporary technology as well as within the frameworks of interactions between art, […]
This year has been a year of hard work (perhaps more than other years) since there have been many concomitant events and projects. It is with a certain pride that I would like to announce that in 2014 LEA has received the Leonardo Award for Excellence for the article by Conor McGarrigle. It is a testament to the hard work that is gone into LEA during the past years and […]
National Panties is an exhibition, presented by Museum of Contemporary Cuts at Contemporary Istanbul, of Lanfranco Aceti’s recent artworks that focus on issues related to contemporary economic disparities and social crisis. Curated by Gulsen Bal, the exhibition is composed of a site specific installation and three new video works titled Present which follow the Financial Triptych exhibited at Milkshake Agency (Geneva) and curated by Artemis Potamianou and Giorgos Papadatos. National […]
The exhibition Capital Failures at the Contemporary Istanbul art fair will showcase a selection of artworks by British artist Jordan McKenzie. The exhibition is part of an international collaboration that questions contemporary aesthetic practices and definitions of capital. Curated by Lanfranco Aceti, the selection of artworks provides the viewer with alternative perspectives of capital and failure than those offered within the parameters and definitions of contemporary capitalism.
The artist challenges […]