About Lanfranco Aceti

Lanfranco Aceti works as an academic, artist and curator and is the founder of The Studium: Lanfranco Aceti Inc. He is the founder and Director of OCR (Operational and Curatorial Research in Contemporary Art, Design, Science and Technology) and founder and Director of MoCC (Museum of Contemporary Cuts). He has also founded the Media Exhibition Platform (MEP) that has operated from 2010 presenting a range of international exhibitions both online and in physical spaces.

Clark Art Institute Travel Fellowships for IAVC2016@Boston

OCR (Operational and Curatorial Research), the IAVC (International Association for Visual Culture) and Boston University are proud to announce that The Clark Art Institute’s Research and Academic Programs will offer travel fellowships to three contributors to the International Association for Visual Culture’s biennial conference. The conference THE SOCIAL will be held at Boston University, September 29th-October 1st, 2016.

Three travel Fellowships are […]

By |February 20th, 2016|Conferences|0 Comments

Graduate Forum Call for Papers

The IAVC Grad Forum invites proposals for “flash” presentations of research by current and recent graduate students in visual culture and related fields as part of the IAVC 2016 Conference: THE SOCIAL. Particular attention will be given to research engaging questions of migration, hospitality, art and politics, and ecological transformation across time and space.

We are offering a platform for an […]

By |February 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

THE SOCIAL call for papers

THE SOCIAL is the title of the 4th International Association for Visual Culture Biennial Conference (IAVC2016@Boston). You can visit the conference site at OCR Visual Culture 2016. IAVC2016@Boston invites papers, presentations, interventions, collaborations, and events from researchers, artists, academics, curators, and activists on post- democracy, post-society, anger, violence, future visions, crisis, zombie democracies, social media, neo-slavery, post-capitalism, post-data, social evolution, revolution, […]

By |February 9th, 2016|Conferences|0 Comments

Silver Lining

The Media Exhibition Platform (MEP) of Operational and Curatorial Research (OCR) in collaboration with the Arts Administration program @ Boston University presents the 2016 exhibit Silver Lining by Jenny Marketou, curated by Lanfranco Aceti. The exhibition will premier for the College Art Association (CAA) 2016 conference February 4th. Marketou is an artist and researcher who, throughout her career, has developed site specific […]

By |February 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MediaLab @ Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

OCR and the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions at New York University, Steinhardt, present a series of digital art interventions and experimentations by the MediaLab @ Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art). These are works and experimentations that challenge traditional curatorial and aesthetic boundaries testing new grounds for engagements that go beyond interpassivity masked with the notion of interactivity. […]

By |July 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Digital Queers

Digital Queers is a conference that will take place at The New School, June 25, 26 and 27, 2015, and will coincide with the Gay Pride in New York. During the month of June is also expected a sentence of the American Supreme Court on Equality and this event will be another opportunity to discuss issues and problems regarding equality […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sounds, Images and Data

Sounds, Images and Data 2015, hosted at New York University, Reinhardt School is a conference that analyzes the role of the artists and curators in creating new experiences and aesthetics in the 21st century. By mixing a series of contemporary technologies, big data, social media practices and innovative approaches both to curating and artistic practices, contemporary creators and commentators are […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

It Looks Like Art

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It Looks Like Art is the new exhibition of the Media Exhibition Platform (MEP) that coincides with the Sound Art Curating Conference at Goldsmiths and the Courtauld. The exhibition is an international collaboration that sees the partnerships of MEP, NYU Steinhardt, Goldsmiths, Kasa Gallery and other international institutions. The exhibition is a counterpoint to the show at Kasa Gallery […]

By |May 2nd, 2014|MEP Exhibitions|0 Comments

Transdisciplinary Imaging Conference

The Transdisciplinary Imaging Conference at the intersections of art, science and culture seeks papers that explore the theme of the cloud and molecular aesthetics. Clouding occurs when information becomes veiled, foggy, fuzzy, obscure or secretive, or when it condenses, blooms and accretes into atmospheres of chaotic turbulence and pressure vectors, into tidal flows and storms. The cloud also is a new formation […]

By |August 16th, 2013|Conferences|0 Comments

Sound Curating at ZKM

The second of the conference series titled Sound Curating will take place at ZKM. Over the last decade, many interesting new methodologies have emerged within the field of sound art curating / curating sound. These methodologies are tied up with the creative use of digital technologies and computational techniques such as physical and tangible computing. More specifically, interactive art and […]

By |August 15th, 2013|Conferences|0 Comments