Arte Programmata: Freedom, Control, and the Computer in 1960s Italy. A book presentation with author Lindsay Caplan

06:00 PM &#8211 07:00 PM

Normal Admission Ticket: $15 Customers & College students: Absolutely free

In conjunction with our latest exhibition Bruno Munari: The Child Within just, CIMA is internet hosting a discuss by Prof. Lindsay Caplan about her not too long ago revealed guide, Arte Programmata: Liberty, Handle, and the Laptop or computer in 1960s Italy.

In her guide, Lindsay Caplan explores how in postwar Italy, a group of visionary artists— Bruno Munari between them — employed emergent computer systems as equally resources of creative production and a signifies to reconceptualize the dynamic interrelation amongst person independence and collectivity. Arte Programmata traces the multifaceted practices of these groundbreaking artists and their conviction that technological know-how could offer the disorders for a liberated social life.

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 Present day and Up to date Art at Brown University. Before signing up for Brown, she taught at the Rhode Island University of Design, Eugene Lang College or university, College of Visual Arts, Parsons, Metropolis University of New York, and the Brooklyn Institute for Social Investigation. She has received fellowships from The Center of the Humanities at The CUNY Graduate Centre (2010-14) and the American Council for Acquired Societies (2015-16). From 2010 to 2011, she was a Important Scientific studies participant in the Whitney Museum Impartial Examine Method. Her crafting has appeared in journals this kind of as Grey Home, ARTMargins, e-flux, The Scholar and Feminist Online, and Art in The united states, as nicely as edited collections and exhibition catalogues. Her book Arte Programmata: Flexibility, Regulate, and the Laptop or computer in 1960s Italy received a Millard Meiss Publication Grant from the College or university Art Association and was just lately published by the University of Minnesota Push (October 2022).

Public Programming at CIMA is created possible with the generous guidance of Tiro a Segno Foundation.


The put up Arte Programmata: Independence, Command, and the Personal computer in 1960s Italy. A e-book presentation with writer Lindsay Caplan appeared initial on Middle for Italian Contemporary Artwork.

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