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 & Pupils: Cost-free

In conjunction with our recent exhibition Bruno Munari: The Boy or girl Inside, CIMA is web hosting a communicate by Prof. Lindsay Caplan about her just lately printed e book, Arte Programmata: Liberty, Handle, and the Computer in 1960s Italy.

In her ebook, Lindsay Caplan explores how in postwar Italy, a group of visionary artists— Bruno Munari amid them — made use of emergent laptop or computer technologies as both of those equipment of creative generation and a means to reconceptualize the dynamic interrelation amongst unique liberty and collectivity. Arte Programmata traces the multifaceted procedures of these groundbreaking artists and their conviction that know-how could provide the disorders for a liberated social life.

Prof. Caplan will be in discussion with CIMA Fellows Margaret Scarborough and Giulia Zompa.

Light-weight refreshments will be served.

Lindsay Caplan is Assistant Professor of Modern-day and Up to date Art at Brown University. Before joining Brown, she taught at the Rhode Island College of Design and style, Eugene Lang Higher education, Faculty of Visual Arts, Parsons, Metropolis University of New York, and the Brooklyn Institute for Social Exploration. She has gained fellowships from The Center of the Humanities at The CUNY Graduate Heart (2010-14) and the American Council for Acquired Societies (2015-16). From 2010 to 2011, she was a Vital Research participant in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Software. Her producing has appeared in journals these types of as Grey Area, ARTMargins, e-flux, The Scholar and Feminist On the net, and Art in The usa, as perfectly as edited collections and exhibition catalogues. Her book Arte Programmata: Independence, Manage, and the Pc in 1960s Italy received a Millard Meiss Publication Grant from the School Artwork Affiliation and was not too long ago revealed by the College of Minnesota Push (October 2022).

General public Programming at CIMA is manufactured feasible with the generous support of Tiro a Segno Basis.

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