[ISEA2011] Curator Statement: Lanfranco Aceti – Sensual Technologies

Curator Statement

Location: Building Food Lab & Apparel, Serder-i Ekrem Caddesi 27, Istanbul. An exhibition  exploring the relationship between the body and sensual/sensing technologies through performance and dynamic garments. The installation will offer an interrogation of practices that are indebted to the innovative exchange between the sensual, visceral and new technologies.

  • Lanfranco Aceti (Italy) works as an academic, artist and curator. He is Visiting Professor at Goldsmiths College, department of Art and Computing, London; teaches Contemporary Art and Digital Culture at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabanci University, Istanbul; and is Editor in Chief of the Leonardo Electronic Almanac (The MIT Press, Leonardo journal and ISAST). He was the Artistic Director and Conference Chair for ISEA2011 Istanbul and works as gallery director at Kasa Gallery in Istanbul. He has a Ph.D. from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London. His work has been published in Leonardo, Routledge and Art Inquiry and his interdisciplinary research focuses on the intersection between digital arts, visual culture and new media technologies. He is the founder and director of the LEA digital media platform and of the research center ORADST (Operational Research in Art, Design, Science and Technology).

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