Art, us and technology 2024

    FMAV Fondazione Modena Arti Visive
    AGO Modena Cultural Factories (Largo di Porta Sant’Agostino 228, Modena)
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19 January 2024, first appointment of the second cycle of lessons promoted by FMAV Fondazione Modena Arti Visive.

Three Talks to delve deeper into the relationship between contemporary art and the technological innovations of the world we are living in and understand the latest trends in artistic research in the Media Arts and acquire indispensable tools for reading our hyper-technological society, imagining new futuristic scenarios and possible relationships with intelligent machines.

The cycle is part of the programming of Modena Città Creativa Media Arts and will be held at AGO Modena Fabbriche Culturali (Largo di Porta Sant’Agostino 228, Modena), former Chapel.

Entrance is free, subject to availability.

Thanks to the collaboration with MEMO Municipality of Modena, the meetings are valid as a training experience for teachers of all levels. The Order of Architects of Modena also recognizes training credits for architects registered with the Order who participate in the lessons.

  • Friday 19 January – 6pm
    Distorted worlds. Digital representation systems
    Lesson by Evan Roth, artist
    The American artist Evan Roth, based in Berlin, focuses on distortions in the representation of reality in the world of networks. Working with photography, video, installation and painting challenges our perception. By analyzing the involuntary uses of tools and technologies, his work explores the personal and cultural impacts related to these changes. </ Li>
  • Thursday 15 February – 6pm
    Performing arts between technologies and Metaverse
    Lesson by Federica Patti, curator
    The Metaverse is profoundly changing the way we experience digital. This makes us rethink concepts such as reality, space-time, simulation, identity and community. Federica Patti takes us on a journey through works that show how aesthetics has been changing since the beginning of the Millennium, uniting different disciplines and going beyond anthropocentrism.
  • Tuesday 12 March 2024 – 6pm
    Art and “intelligent” ecosystems
    Lesson by Marco Mancuso, critic
    The meeting with the critic and author Marco Mancuso investigates some territories of art, in the relationship with philosophy and technoscience and the impact of technologies and science on art, design and contemporary culture.


All meetings will also be streamed on the Fondazione Modena Arti Visive YouTube page.