I am giving a talk on the 27th of September at Chelsea College. The talk is titled Experimenting, Curating and Commissioning: LEA, a Case for Art Experimentation in The Age of Social Media. A presentation by Lanfanco Aceti, followed by a conversation with Prof. David Garcia, September 27, 2012. LEA at Chelsea College for the CCW Graduate School Public Research Program. 5:30 – 7:00pm Thursday
The opening cocktail reception for the exhibition Charles Csuri: Sketchbooks of Time is on March 20, 2012 at 18:00. As Director of Kasa Gallery I am happy to announce the new exhibition Charles Csuri: Sketchbooks of Time. The exhibition is a collaboration with the Leonardo Electronic Almanac, The Ohio State University and Goldsmiths College. The leaflet for the exhibition can be accessed here.
Artistic Squatting is an art exhibition that virtually 'invaded' Google's Headquarters. The exhibition started in 2009 and is still available to be visited on Google's virtual grounds without need for 'permission or forms of identification'. This is what I always liked about contemporary digital media: the virtual impossibility of stopping a process of participation and layering of concepts over the institutionally framed hierarchies.
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF SIGNS IN A LANDSCAPE OF DECEPTIONS ABSTRACT The artwork A Dream Came Through started as an idea in 2006 and was developed in 2008 before the current capitalistic crisis and temporary rebirth of a social conscience in the Western World. 2006 was a time when a critique of the capitalist models of production of riches and their lack of distribution was neither
THE WAR SHAPED IDENTITIES: DESTRUCTION AS CULTURAL INHERITANCE ABSTRACT The essay will discuss the issues related to a cultural conceptualization defined by the author as ‘sedimented memory construction’ made of visible and invisible loci. The memories of buildings, land, sculptures, war destruction and social collapses are layered through processes of personal recall; thereby creating a culture of remembrance that shapes people’s identities beyond space and