Lev Manovich

Visiting Lecture: Lev Manovich

Monday 29 Jan, 10:00am11:00am
Monday 29 Jan, 10:00am11:00am
<p dir="ltr"><strong>Monday 29 January 2024<br />10am to 11am<br />Online (Zoom)</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Arts University Plymouth will soon host a visiting lecture by renowned artist, writer and AI theorist, Professor <a href="http://manovich.net/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Lev Manovich</a>. In conversation with Arts University Plymouth’s Dean of Arts, Design and Media, Associate Professor Stephanie Owens, the event will be live streamed via Zoom on Monday 29 January 2024 from 10am. This lecture is open to students and staff members, as well as alumni and members of the public, and is free for all to attend. This talk is part of our year long programme on AI, the Post Human and the Horizon of Creative Practice.<br /><br /></p> <p><strong>Lev Manovich</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Lev Manovich is an artist, writer and one of the most influential theorists of digital culture worldwide. After studying the arts, architecture and filmmaking, Manovich began using computers to create digital art in 1984. His projects have been exhibited in 12 solo and 120 international group exhibitions at many prestigious institutions, such as the Institute of Contemporary Art (London), the Centre Pompidou, The Shanghai Biennale, and The ZKM | Center for Arts and Media. </p> <p dir="ltr">Manovich is currently a Presidential Professor Computer Science at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center and the Director of the Cultural Analytics Lab. Since 1991, he has published 190 articles that have been translated into 35 different languages and reprinted over 850 times. He authored and edited 15 books, including Artificial Aesthetics, Cultural Analytics, Instagram and Contemporary Image, Software Takes Command, and The Language of New Media, which has been called “the most provocative and comprehensive media history since Marshall McLuhan.” Manovich was included in the “25 People Shaping the Future of Design” (Complex, 2013) and “50 Most Interesting People Building the Future” (Verge 2014) lists.<strong><br /></strong></p>

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