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ATC Paolo Cirio Video Now Online

26 Feb, 2018

ATC Paolo Cirio Video Now Online

In "Socially Engaged Internet-Art: Aesthetics of Information Ethics," artist and hacktivist Paolo Cirio focuses on society's advanced distribution systems of information. He ponders on art from a broader social context, proposing that socially-engaged internet-art should "maximize both social and artistic efficacy by distinguishing qualities, means, and ends of generating reactions from the audiences and subjects of the artworks.

The talk also encompasses questions of ethics and aesthetics in the name of art.