Lanfranco Aceti on Mon, 21 Feb 2011 21:07:17 +0100 (CET)

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<nettime-ann> LEA Conversation on Contemporary Digital Identities

The Thursday Club on February 24th in collaboration with ISEA2011
Istanbul and with the Leonardo Electronic Almanac invites you to a
conversation on contemporary digital identities.

Christiane Paul (Curator), Frieder Nake (artist) in conversation with
Lanfranco Aceti, conference Chair, ISEA Istanbul 2011.

Christiane Paul is the Adjunct Curator of New Media Arts at the
Whitney Museum of American Art and the director of Intelligent Agent
( Currently she also teaches in the
MFA computer arts department at the School of Visual Arts in New York
and has lectured internationally on art and technology.

Frieder Nake belongs to the founding fathers of (digital) computer
art. He produced his first works in 1963. Frieder Nake is Professor
for Compter Graphics and Interactive Systems at the University of
Bremen, Germany, and has had a long involvement with digital art.
Primarily a mathematician, Nake’s colored computer drawings in 1967,
for example, explored the visual expression of series of matrix
multiplications, imagery that has an undeniable artistic intention. He
has contributed to all major exhibitions of computer art, including
Cybernetic Serendipity in London (1968), tendencies 4 in Zagreb
(1968), and the long lasting Goethe Institute show during the 1970s.

Lanfranco Aceti works as an academic, artist and curator. He is
Visiting Professor at Goldsmiths College, department of Art and
Computing, London; teaches Contemporary Art and Digital Culture at the
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, Istanbul; and
is Editor in Chief of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (the MIT Press,
Leonardo journal and ISAST). Currently he is the Artistic Director and
Conference Chair for ISEA2011 Istanbul.

The event will be followed by a one day conference, Digital Portraits
of Transculturalism – London, at the Centre for Creative
Collaboration, University of London

Location: 3/4, Ben Pimlott Building
Cost: Free to all
Department: Computing
Time: 24 February 2011, 18:00 – 20:00

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