Envisaging L'Aquila
edited by Alessandro Coppola

Friction Atlas

(Italian text below)

We are happy to present a new guest curator project:

Friction Atlas, a choreographed debate about public space, law and legibility developed by Paolo Patelli and Giuditta Vendrame of design and research collaborative La Jetée for BIO 50, the 24th Biennial of Design in Ljubljana (18.9—7.12.2014)

As part of The Agency . . . → Read More: Friction Atlas

Presentazione di “il Reportage” – trimestrale di scrittura, giornalismo e fotografia

Un’intervista che apre, un percorso che si muove in parallelo tra scrittura e immagine, un racconto nelle ultime pagine e una foto d’archivio a chiudere la rivista. ilReportage, che ha pubblicato, tra l’altro, testi inediti di Beckett e Kapuscinski, nasce da una precisa esigenza : colmare un vuoto, ridare respiro e valore ad una . . . → Read More: Presentazione di “il Reportage” – trimestrale di scrittura, giornalismo e fotografia

Istanbul. City Portrait

Università Iuav di Venezia | School of Doctorate Studies

Istanbul. City Portrait | February 29th – March 1st 2012 | Venice, Italy

International Conference – Call for papers

Within the cycle of International Conferences ‘City Portraits’, organized by the School of Doctorate Studies, Università Iuav di Venezia, on February 29th – March 1st 2012 . . . → Read More: Istanbul. City Portrait

L’arte di vedere

A week-end workshop with Klavdij Sluban, Silvia Mattei and Andrea Mubi Brighenti.


articolo quotidiano il Trentino

Bologna al muro

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

Hegemony and the Image

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

Visible Numbers: Essays on the History of Statistical Graphics

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

Abitanti atipici

Segnaliamo questo interessante libro risultato di una ricerca fotografica condotta da Alexa Brunet sulle forme di abitare atipico in Francia: case autocostruite, caravan, boschi e interstizi urbani…

Autrice dei testi è Irène Brunet. Il libro è pubblicato dalle edizioni Images En Manoeuvres.

Più informazioni sul sito dell’autrice: http://www.alexabrunet.com/

Oltre che nei collettivi fotografici: http://www.transit-photo.com/ . . . → Read More: Abitanti atipici


Naturae stems from an inquiry interested in photography as a contemporary language capable of expressing the complexity of human actions and cultural meanings. It is an exhibit that reflects the need to better understand, the surrounding world to which we belong although at times it can seem contrary. A need that is expressed primarily through . . . → Read More: Naturae

Serena Osti – There’s A Crisis!

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!

Urban Images: Re-imagining the City Through Moving Images

An International Symposium at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Norway, September 9-10, 2010.

The Urban Images symposium brings together an internationally renowned group of artists and scholars for a two-day program in order to discuss the field of artistic film and video related to architecture and urban space. The objective of the symposium . . . → Read More: Urban Images: Re-imagining the City Through Moving Images

BLK River Festival 2010 – Muralism & Experimental Visual Strategies

From September 10 to October 04 BLK River Festival – Vienna’s first festival for contemporary Street & Urban Art – will take place for the second time.

Among the invited artists are: AKAY – BLU – BASTARDILLA – BENJAMIN GAULON – BRAD DOWNEY – CARLIE AHERN – DEEP INC. – DTAGNO – ELLIS GALLAGHER . . . → Read More: BLK River Festival 2010 – Muralism & Experimental Visual Strategies

Long Marchers on the Road

Long Marchers on the Road Ho Chi Minh Trail June 24, 2010, 6:00 am

Danshavan, Laos lm@hochiminhtrailproject.com


International and local artists and thinkers embark on a journey along the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and China. Two divisions will travel separately by train and by air to congregate at Phnom Penh, . . . → Read More: Long Marchers on the Road

Surveillance, Performance and New Media Art

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

Hegemony and the Image

20. – 21. May 2011

The conference investigates the way political hegemony emerges via visual culture. It assumes that in an age of a disruption of handed-down traditions of conceptualising the world, of “globalisation” and of a wide dissemination of media such as film, TV, video and the internet such a contingent “chaining” of images, . . . → Read More: Hegemony and the Image

Urban Screens

Urban Screens Toronto is an international conference and exhibition on moving images in urban space. The next edition will take place on September 24-30, 2010. In this context, a Call for Interactive Media And Video Art is open.

You can find the complete text of the call here: http://www.urbanscreensassoc.org/iusa09/?p=736

Submission deadline: Mach 1, 2010.

. . . → Read More: Urban Screens