Join us for a fascinating presentation by Italian artist Marco Cadioli about virtual photography, or, rather, real photography in virtual spaces, from videogames to virtual worlds.
PRESENTATION: MARCO CADIOLI
TITLE: POST-PHOTOGRAPHY NOW
DATE & TIME: FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016, 6 - 7.30 PM
LOCATION: ROOM 112 (IULM 1)
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
PLEASE RSVP (WRITE "MARCO CADIOLI" IN THE SUBJECT LINE - LIMITED SEATING)
Marco Cadioli is fascinated by images appearing on computer screens and the increasing blurring between real and virtual. Through his online journeys, he explores the new digital spaces created by virtual worlds. He explored online multiplayer games an “embedded” photographer, like a modern day Robert Capa, and with his avatar Marco Manray he published photo reportages from Second Life on several outlets. He currently investigates post-photographic practices and the emergence of digital mapping. He exhibited at Neoludica. Art is a game 2011-1966 (54a Biennale di Venezia 2011), BYOB (Padiglione Internet, Venezia 2011), AFK (Casino Luxembourg – 2011), Fotografia Festival (Roma, Macro Testaccio 2010), Odyssey art+performance sim in Second Life (2009), Reality Festival (Paris 2008), PEAM Pescara Electronic Artists Meeting (2006). Cadioli teaches at the Accademia di Belle Arti SantaGiulia of Brescia, and the Accademia di Comunicazione of Milan. Cadioli lives and works in Milan.