Arte Programmata: Freedom, Control, and the Computer in 1960s Italy. A book presentation with author Lindsay Caplan
November 18, 2022
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Basic Admission Ticket: $15 Associates & Learners: No cost
In conjunction with our latest exhibition Bruno Munari: The Kid In, CIMA is hosting a speak by Prof. Lindsay Caplan about her lately revealed e-book, Arte Programmata: Freedom, Handle, and the Pc in 1960s Italy.
In her e book, Lindsay Caplan explores how in postwar Italy, a group of visionary artists— Bruno Munari amongst them — applied emergent computer system technologies as both of those instruments of artistic creation and a suggests to reconceptualize the dynamic interrelation in between person liberty and collectivity. Arte Programmata traces the multifaceted tactics of these groundbreaking artists and their conviction that engineering could provide the disorders for a liberated social lifetime.
Prof. Caplan will be in dialogue with CIMA Fellows Margaret Scarborough and Giulia Zompa.
Gentle refreshments will be served.
Lindsay Caplan is Assistant Professor of Modern and Present-day Artwork at Brown University. Before joining Brown, she taught at the Rhode Island College of Structure, Eugene Lang University, University of Visible Arts, Parsons, Town University of New York, and the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research. She has obtained fellowships from The Heart of the Humanities at The CUNY Graduate Center (2010-14) and the American Council for Realized Societies (2015-16). From 2010 to 2011, she was a Important Scientific tests participant in the Whitney Museum Impartial Analyze Program. Her creating has appeared in journals these kinds of as Grey Room, ARTMargins, e-flux, The Scholar and Feminist On the web, and Art in The united states, as very well as edited collections and exhibition catalogues. Her book Arte Programmata: Independence, Command, and the Laptop or computer in 1960s Italy received a Millard Meiss Publication Grant from the College Art Affiliation and was lately printed by the University of Minnesota Press (October 2022).
General public Programming at CIMA is produced doable with the generous help of Tiro a Segno Foundation.