Tuesday, May 30, 6.30 PM
GD4PHOTOART COMPETITION
MEETING WITH THE SELECTORS AND THE ARTISTS

Within the framework of GD4PhotoArt competition, four curators and four young artists coming from all over the world discuss the future of photography in light of the transformations in production, society and the environment, exploring the relationships between local developments and global trends.

THE STATE OF PHOTOGRAPHY TODAY 
Dialogue of the selectors with Urs Stahel
Marta Dahò (independent curator, Spain), Lesley Martin (Aperture Foundation, New York, USA), Michiko Kasahara (Tokyo Photographic Art Museum, Japan), Rodrigo Gómez Rovira (Festival Internacional Fotografía Valparaíso, Chile).

FOUR PHOTOGRAPHERS, FOUR WORLDS
Dialogue of the finalists with François Hébel
Mari Bastashevski (Denmark-Russia), Sara Cwynar (Canada), Sohei Nishino (Japan), Cristóbal Olivares (Chile), finalists of GD4PhotoArt competition.

Wednesday, June 14, 6.00 PM
MAURIZIO LAZZARATO
THE MACHINE OF CONTEMPORARY CAPITALISM: FINANCE, WORK, TECHNOLOGY AND POWER

Sociologist and philosopher Maurizio Lazzarato lives and works in Paris. His research is focused on the transformations in labour and the new forms of social movements. He is the author of several essays: The Making of the Indebted Man (2012), Governing by Debt (2013), Signs and Machines: Capitalism and the Production of Subjectivity (2014), among others.

Introduction by Urs Stahel

 

Wednesday, June 21, 6.30 PM
PHILIPPE-JOSEPH SALAZAR
WORDS ARE WEAPONS: UNDERSTANDING AND COUNTERACTING TERRORIST PROPAGANDA

Philippe-Joseph Salazar is a French rhetorician and philosopher who studied with Jacques Derrida and Roland Barthes. Director of the Collège international de philosophie from 1998 to 2004, he is professor emeritus of Rhetoric at the Cape Town University, South Africa, and lecturer in institutions all over the world. In 2015 he received the Prix Bristol des Lumières for his essay Words are Weapons.

Introduction by Urs Stahel

 

Saturday, June 24
10 AM

VICTOR I. STOICHITA
ON THE VISUAL DEVICES OF MODERNITY.
FROM LEON BATTISTA ALBERTI TO ALFRED HITCHCOCK

Session of the conference “Literary Modernity and the possibilities of the visual”, in collaboration with the University of Bologna and the Italian Society for the Study of literary Modernity.

Victor Stoichita is Professor for Art history at the University of Fribourg. He also teaches History of forms within the Master in Italian language, literature and civilisation of Lugano University. He was visiting professor at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, at the Scuola di Studi Umanistici in Bologna and at Harvard University. He was a researcher in many international institutions among which the Institute for Advanced Study di Princeton, the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin, the Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max-Planck-Institut) in Rome.

After the talk, round table moderated by Giuseppe Lupo

11.30 PM
LIQUID WRITINGS, WEB WRITINGS 

Alberto Bertoni, Marco Ferrario, Giulio Mozzi, Anna da Re