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THE FINGER TO THE US

Italy gives the middle finger to the US. A recent addition to the White House lawn in the form of a sculpture presented to the US by Italy is causing quite a stir. "This is a gift made to the American people," said the mayor of Milan. “We are depriving one of our most beautiful squares of a memorable piece of art,” he explained “and

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WHO IS COTUS?

The Museum of Contemporary Cuts has nominated for the position of Curator Of The United States (COTUS) Lanfranco Aceti. Dr. Aceti was chosen for his unconventional curatorial projects and approaches. He has defied the mainstream conventions in curating contemporary art and experimented with alternative approaches which oblige, both the viewers and professionals, to question the role of contemporary art in the current socio-political and financial

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THE FIFTH COLUMN

On January 20, 2017, @ 00:01 The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Cards by Lanfranco Aceti was quietly launched in the maelstrom of contemporary tensions. This project is inspired by the complexity of contemporary society, its upheavals, crises, and turmoils. It is a project in which the role of the artist and that of the curator meld, generating confusing existential post-truths, ethical conflicts, truthful

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EMPTY PR(OE)MISES – ANNOUNCEMENT

How does one inhabit emptiness? There is a tension and struggle between the will of the space in preserving its void and the will of the forces that wish to occupy it. This conflict became the subject matter of conversation between the Director of EMST (National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens), Katerina Koskina, and curator Lanfranco Aceti after they shared their concerns for the realization of any exhibition starting from

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EMPTY PR(OE)MISES – CURATORIAL STATEMENT

How does one inhabit emptiness? There is a tension and struggle inherent to the space between the will of preserving its void and the will of the forces that wish to occupy it. For Katerina Koskina, director of EMST (National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens), the complexity of emptiness and its overabundance of possibilities has been a dilemma from the moment she first visited the

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EMPTY PR(OE)MISES – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

EMST (The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens), in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Cuts, Leonardo Electronic Almanac (MIT Press) and with Arts Administration @ Boston University launches a call for artworks open to international artists on the theme of empty pr(œ)mises. empty pr(œ)mises, conceived and curated by Lanfranco Aceti and Katerina Koskina, will focus on the intertwining of the words promises and premises.

EMPTY PR(OE)MISES – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS2018-02-06T18:37:10+00:00

DEMOS-POPULI

Lanfranco Aceti is proud to announce, DemosPopuli, a new series of artwork installations by Will Pappenheimer. Curated by Lanfranco Aceti for the Museum of Contemporary Cuts this virtual installation series consists of writings in augmented reality that are placed in the sky above the Massachusetts State House, the Old South Meeting House and other historical locations of the Freedom Trail throughout Boston. This is a site specific virtual

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HOPE COMING ON

“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

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THE MARKET WILL SAVE US

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

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ONE TOO MANY

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

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