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

Normal Admission Ticket: $15 Members & Students: Free of charge

In conjunction with our existing exhibition Bruno Munari: The Baby Within, CIMA is internet hosting a discuss by Prof. Lindsay Caplan about her not too long ago posted guide, Arte Programmata: Liberty, Control, and the Laptop in 1960s Italy.

In her book, Lindsay Caplan explores how in postwar Italy, a group of visionary artists— Bruno Munari amid them — made use of emergent computer system technologies as both equally equipment of creative creation and a implies to reconceptualize the dynamic interrelation concerning personal flexibility and collectivity. Arte Programmata traces the multifaceted techniques of these groundbreaking artists and their conviction that know-how could provide the disorders for a liberated social existence.

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 Fashionable and Up to date Art at Brown University. Before joining Brown, she taught at the Rhode Island School of Design and style, Eugene Lang School, Faculty of Visible Arts, Parsons, Metropolis University of New York, and the Brooklyn Institute for Social Investigation. She has been given fellowships from The Centre of the Humanities at The CUNY Graduate Heart (2010-14) and the American Council for Learned Societies (2015-16). From 2010 to 2011, she was a Important Scientific tests participant in the Whitney Museum Impartial Analyze Plan. Her writing has appeared in journals such as Grey Room, ARTMargins, e-flux, The Scholar and Feminist On the web, and Art in The united states, as effectively as edited collections and exhibition catalogues. Her book Arte Programmata: Independence, Regulate, and the Laptop or computer in 1960s Italy received a Millard Meiss Publication Grant from the University Artwork Affiliation and was lately printed by the College of Minnesota Press (October 2022).

Community Programming at CIMA is produced probable with the generous help of Tiro a Segno Foundation.