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Adorno, Stranger Things and the Critical Theory today

Eventi - Data pubblicazione 11 ottobre 2021 - Data evento 14 ottobre 2021

Giovedì 13 ottobre alle 14.30 Mike Watson ospite del corso di Sociology of media del Prof. Barile

Corporate Communication and Public Relations
Sociology of Media (Prof. Nello Barile)

Relatore:

Mike Watson (UK, PhD dal Goldsmiths College)*

Adorno, Stranger Things e la teoria critica oggi

(presentazione del libro: "The Memeing of Mark Fisher: How the Frankfurt School Foresaw Capitalist Realism and What to do About it will")

*Teorico, critico, curatore e podcaster che si concentra principalmente sulla relazione tra cultura, nuovi media e politica. Ha scritto per Art Review, Artforum, Frieze, Hyperallergic e Radical Philosophy e ha curato eventi alla 55° e 56° Biennale di Venezia, e Manifesta 12. Nel 2019 ha pubblicato il suo secondo libro, Can the Left Learn to Meme? Adorno, Video Gaming and Stranger Things. Nel settembre 2021 uscirà per Zero Books il suo libro The Memeing of Mark Fisher: How the Frankfurt School Foresaw Capitalist Realism and What to do About it. Gestisce la piattaforma YouTube The Acid Left con Adam Ray Adkins.

L'evento si terrà in presenza in aula Mike Bongiorno (IULM 1). Coloro che fossero interessati a seguire l'evento su Teams sono pregati di inviare una mail a [email protected]

Corporate Communication and Public Relations
Sociology of Media (Prof. Nello Barile)

Guest Speaker:

Mike Watson (UK, PhD from Goldsmiths College)*

Adorno, Stranger Things and the Critical Theory today

(presentation of the book: "The Memeing of Mark Fisher: How the Frankfurt School Foresaw Capitalist Realism and What to do About it will")

*Theorist, critic, curator and podcaster who is principally focused on the relation between culture, new media and politics. He has written for Art Review, Artforum, Frieze, Hyperallergic and Radical Philosophy and has curated events at the 55th and 56th Venice Biennale, and Manifesta 12. In 2019 he published his second book, Can the Left Learn to Meme?: Adorno, Video Gaming and Stranger Things. In September 2021 his book The Memeing of Mark Fisher: How the Frankfurt School Foresaw Capitalist Realism and What to do About it will be released by Zero Books. He runs the YouTube platform The Acid Left with Adam Ray Adkins.

The conference will be held in the Mike Bongiorno classroom (IULM 1). If you are interested in following the event on Teams, please send an email to [email protected]