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 […]

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 […]

Geoff Mulgan’s idea of Collective Intelligence

Geoff Mulgan (CEO, National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts, or NESTA) delivered this keynote lecture on 26 June 2019 at Tacit Engagement in the Digital Age, a Re- Network conference funded by AI and Society Journal, the Polanyi Society and supported by CRASSH and the Faculty of Music, Cambridge. As Geoff points out in his […]