Lev Manovich

October 11, 2004, 6:00 pm   » 

"Introduction to Info-Aesthetics"

Lev Manovich was born in Moscow and moved to New York in 1981. He studied fine arts, architecture, animation, and computer science programming before starting to work with computer media in 1984. His projects have been shown in the key international exhibitions of new media art; In 2003 ICA London presented a retrospective of his works entitled "Lev Manovich: Adventures in Digital Cinema." Currently he is working on a five year project Soft Cinema <> which was supported by ZKM, BALTIC, and CAL-IT(2).

Manovich is an Associate Professor in the Visual Arts Department, University of California - San Diego where he teaches courses in new media art and theory. He is the author of The Language of New Media (The MIT Press, 2001), Tekstura: Russian Essays on Visual Culture (Chicago University Press, 1993) as well as many articles which have been published in 30+ countries. Manovich is in demand to lecture on new media; since 1999 he delivered over 180 lectures in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. His awards include Mellon Fellowship and Guggenheim Fellowship).

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