Artist Talk: Franco Berardi
Monday, February 26, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Italian activist Franco “Bifo” Berardi presents a lecture in two parts at the Honors College Commons as part of the 2018 interdisciplinary masterclass Against All Suns.
About the Artist
Writer, media theorist and media activist Franco Berardi, aka “Bifo,” is the founder of the famous “Radio Alice” in Bologna and an important figure of the Italian Autonomia Movement. He currently teaches Social History of the Media at the Accademia di Brera, Milan.
About Against All Suns
Against All Suns in an advanced interdisciplinary seminar presented by the Kathrine G. McGovern College of Arts at the University of Houston that explores space and power, performativity, fiction, individual and collective agency, temporality, site, inhabitation and history. In addition to the seminar, Against All Suns offers a series of co-curricular events featuring contemporary leaders in the fields of visual art, performance, philosophy, art history, creative writing, sociocultural anthropology, sound art, filmmaking and community projects.
These events are part of the 2018 DUST program, a collaboration between the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts and Beaux-arts Nantes Saint-Nazaire.