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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

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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

PICASSO AT WAR2018-02-06T18:37:21+00:00

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

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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

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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

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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

THE CULTURAL BODY’S DEATH BY A THOUSAND CUTS2018-02-06T18:37:25+00:00

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

THE CUTS HAVE BEEN MADE2018-02-06T18:37:26+00:00

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,

DEATH, MEMORY AND THE HUMAN2018-02-06T18:37:27+00:00

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

CUT OUT OR CUT IN?2018-02-06T18:37:27+00:00

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

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