A week-end workshop with Klavdij Sluban, Silvia Mattei and Andrea Mubi Brighenti.
articolo quotidiano il Trentino
10 settembre 2011 – vicolo de’ Facchini, Bologna
Una giornata di interventi artistici e musicali ispirati alle scritte dell‘archivio + una tavola rotonda con studiosi di varie discipline per iniziare una riflessione sulla pratica della scrittura murale e tentare di rispondere ad alcune domande:
le centinaia di frasi che quotidianamente ci interpellano dai muri dicono . . . → Read More: Bologna al muro
20. – 22. May 2011
Institut für Philosophie Department of Philosophy Klagenfurt University
Coordinated by Dr. Anna Schober
info and programme: http://profs.lettere.univr.it/schober/hegemonyimage.html
Programme in pdf
Call for Proposals
This volume will offer readers essays that represent the next generation of thinking about the development of statistical graphics. Now that we have reclaimed overlooked graphic practitioners such as William Playfair, Charles Minard, Florence Nightingale, and John Snow, we wish to dig deeper, analyzing what the development of statistical graphics means in . . . → Read More: Visible Numbers: Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics
There’s A Crisis!
On a September day, after having spent some days of complete isolation at the seaside, I came back to my ordinary student life and I was sunddenly acknowledged that the world had changed. It was Autumn 2008 and the financial international crisis had its breakthrough. Since I’m always keen on . . . → Read More: Serena Osti – There’s A Crisis!
Surveillance and Society new issue: Vol 7, No 2 (2010)
The relationship between the visual arts and surveillance has been explored through large scale exhibitions (CTRL:Space, ZKM), and texts such as Loving Big Brother (McGrath, 2004) have introduced questions of performance and performativity into the surveillance debate. However, as the technological possibilities available to . . . → Read More: Surveillance, Performance and New Media Art
Faccia a Faccia. Viaggio attraverso i contrasti urbani
Il lavoro d’indagine esposto si propone come un percorso attraverso i differenti luoghi che compongono la città di Milano. Un percorso attraverso i contrasti e le contraddizioni che costruiscono la città stessa. Un viaggio da periferia a periferia, da nord-ovest a sud-est percorrendo un territorio . . . → Read More: Daniele Pennati – Faccia a Faccia
The Cloud is one among the most interesting project for a ‘monument 2.0’. As described by its creators,
The Cloud proposes a new form of monument – a new form of collective expression and experience, and an updated symbol of our dawning age. It proposes an entirely new form of observation deck, high above . . . → Read More: The coming Cloud
Please have a look at this call for contributions to a special issue of Visual Studies edited by Connor Graham, Eric Laurier, Vincent O’Brien, and Mark Rouncefield. The issue aims to collect wide-ranging contrbutions on New Visual Technologies.
Deadline: 15th February 2010
Download the call
The two recent documentaries by Gary Hustwit, Helvetica and Objectified, provide us with an extremely rich exploration of the worlds of contemporary design. Through interviews and encounters with some of the most important graphic and industrial designers who are around today, Mr Hustwit tells the story of an ubiquous yet often invisible presence in . . . → Read More: Spaces of Design
‘ON WALLS’ WORKING GROUP
It is a small, independent and free research group on walls and practices related to walls (planners, administrators, investors, muralists, graffiti writers, street artists, designers, advertisers…) in the context of contemporary urban environments.
The rationale of the group is to circulate articles and relevant information, exchange views and research experiences, . . . → Read More: On Walls