This was my keynote at Through the Roadblocks a conference and exhibition organized in Cyprus by NeMe. As part of the show I exhibited a new artwork titled Reactions. Through the Roadblocks was a meta-project within which there were a variety of events and I curated Art, Culture, Memory and Trauma hosted by Prof. Janis Jefferies as part of the Thursday Club at Goldsmiths College
Touch and Go Special Issue Launch, Leonardo Electronic Almanac 6:30 – 8:30pm Wednesday 26th September 2012 Watermans Arts Centre 40 High Street Brentford London TW8 0DS An introduction by Lanfranco Aceti about Touch and Go, a special LEA issue produced on the occasion of Watermans’ International Festival of Digital Art; a year-long festival coinciding with the Olympics and Paralympics in London hosting a series of
I am glad to present another publication of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac, DAC09, available on Amazon. DAC09: After Media: Embodiment and Context, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Volume 17 Issue 2 ISBN: 978-1-906897-16-1 ISSN: 1071-4391 Senior Editors for this volume: Lanfranco Aceti and Simon Penny Vol 17 Issue 2 of Leonardo Electronic Almanac (LEA) is published on line as a free PDF but will also be rolled
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.
The symposium Art, Culture, Memory and Trauma will take place Thursday March 1, 2012 at Goldsmiths, University of London as part of the Thursday Club. The symposium is part of the art initiative Through the Roadblocks, by NeMe. The event is hosted by Prof. Janis Jefferies, Goldsmiths College and is organized in collaboration with Prof. Lanfranco Aceti, Sabanci University, Peter Ride, University of Westminster and
Mathias Fuchs and Jeff Conefry exhibited at the Media Facade of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb. borderline (machinima video) by Mathias Fuchs was one of the artworks that I selected and curated for the exhibition titled Dislocations that was part of the Official Parallel Program of the 12th Istanbul Biennial and of ISEA2011 Istanbul. Senior curators: Lanfranco Aceti and Tihomir Milovac. Within
Danielle Roney and Jeff Conefry exhibited Opposing Views at the Media Facade of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb. Opposing Views (2008) by Danielle Roney and Jeff Conefry was one of the artworks that I selected and curated for the exhibition titled Dislocations that was part of the Official Parallel Program of the 12th Istanbul Biennial and of ISEA2011 Istanbul. Senior curators: Lanfranco
David Cotterrell exhibited Theatre (2008) at the Media Facade of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb. This is a selection of the images of the exhibition shot by Tomislav Smider. Theatre (2008) by David Cotterrell was one of the artworks that I selected and curated for the exhibition titled Dislocations that was part of the Official Parallel Program of the 12th Istanbul Biennial
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.
'Explorations of Structure' by Jane Prophet has been one of those exhibitions that leave more questions unsolved than answered. The layering of meaning and the matrix of contextual references make these artworks worthy of being explored over and over again. For me, after the initial exhibition online, it is a pleasure to see the artworks moving from the 'virtual' gallery into the physical