In the Dark Forest, Once Again – Dante’s Perspective Today

Entrance to The Divine Comedy, 2019, by Alfredo Jaar. Photo Credit: Mona/Jesse Hunniford. Image courtesy of MONA, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia by Francesco Giusti Celebrations for the 700th anniversary of Dante’s death (1321–2021) are taking “place” all over the world, albeit displaced due to the current circumstances. They have been somewhat reduced in number and altered in […]

How Facebook’s democratic ideals are reversed by its practices

Orysia Hrudka, of the National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, discusses her just published article ‘Pretending to favour the public’: how Facebook’s declared democratising ideals are reversed by its practices‘ for AI and Society Journal Facebook seems to offer an ideal democratic space. It is open, accessible, inclusive, and participatory; it encourages social networks to […]

Reenactment: rethinking the history of visual and performing arts

By the ‘Re-‘ Interdisciplinary Network, Nov 7th 2020 An online international conference about the special relationship between ideas of reenactment and multifold arts historiographies and methodologies, November 19th/20th 2020. Co-organized by ‘Re-‘ Network convenor Cristina Baldacci,1 this first major event in Susanne Franco‘s Ca’ Foscari University of Venice plurennial research project Memory in Motion: Remembering […]