Wednesday, 29 November 2023, 19:00 – 22:00, Zentrum für Netzkunst/rosa project space, Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße 35, 10178 Berlin Connecting Latin American Dots and Talk with Gabriel Menotti and Cornelia Lund. The evening will be hosted by Berlin-based Brazilian DJ Jorge Kukiri, and will conclude with a DJ set.
Pre Book Launch – Planetary Atoll
In 2022, panke.gallery and the Zentrum Für Netzkunst presented the curatorial program Planetary Atoll: Connecting Latin American Dots. As a follow-up, we are launching a book with guest authors reflecting on the internet, culture, and art in the context of the Global South.
Join us on Wednesday, November 29 for a pre book launch and talk with author Gabriel Menotti and Berlin-based art, film and media scholar and curator Cornelia Lund. They will discuss the intersection of internet art, Latin America, and Germany, as well as the broader themes of the exhibition, such as the gap between the local and the global and the role of the internet in shaping contemporary culture.
The evening will be hosted by Berlin-based Brazilian DJ Jorge Kukiri, and will conclude with a DJ set.
Gabriel Menotti is Associate Professor at the Film and Media Department of Queen’s University. He holds a PhD in Media and Communication from Goldsmiths, University of London, and another in Communication and Semiotics from the Catholic University of São Paulo. He also works as an independent practitioner in the broad field of moving images. His work on media technology has been published and presented worldwide. He is the author of "Movie Circuits: Curatorial Approaches to Cinema Technology" (AUP, 2019), and co-editor of "Practices of Projection: Histories and Technologies" (OUP, 2020), among other anthologies. He is also one of the coordinators of the Besides the Screen research network and festival, and currently convenes Museums Without Walls, a curatorial survey on media infrastructures and cultural institutions.
Dr Cornelia Lund is an art, film and media scholar and curator living in Berlin. She has worked for years in research and teaching, mainly on audiovisual artistic practices, documentary film and practices, design theory, and de- and postcolonial theories (including at HU Berlin, University of Hamburg, PUC São Paulo). Since 2004, she has been co-director of fluctuating images, an independent platform for media art and design (https://www.fluctuating-images.de). Currently, she is a Research Fellow at the University of the Arts Bremen. She has curated and collaborated on numerous screenings and exhibitions, latest examples are Connecting Afro Futures. Fashion x Hair x Design (2019), Disrupt Dismantle Desire (2021), Laboratoire Kontempo Kinshasa–Berlin (2021/2022). Among her most important publications are Audio.Visual – On Visual Music and Related Media (2009), The Audiovisual Breakthrough (2015), and the online platforms Post-Digital Culture (2016–), lundaudiovisualwritings (2017–), and http://decolonial.etc.br (2021–).
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