In October, Professor Peter d’Agostino will be in Rome and Venice to present recent video works and a new book, Peter d’Agostino / World-Wide-Walks: Crossing Natural-Cultural-Virtual Frontiers, with an introduction by Kristine Stiles and co-edited with David Tafler. ( Intellect, UK / University of Chicago Press.).
The book surveys d’Agostino’s Walks projects from 1973-2018 and provides unique perspectives on walking practices across time and place considered through the framework of evolving technologies and global climate change.
(Click HERE for more information and for how to order)
On October 7 -- Peter will present the book and screen his video works as a Visiting Artist at Temple University Rome.
On October 9, he will lead a symposium on Climate, Sustainability & the Arts.
Both events are at Villa Caproni, Lungotevere Arnaldo da Brescia, 15, Rome.
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On October 18 he will present his work in Venice at the University of Architecture, with the Graduate Program in Visual and Performing Arts, Santa Croce, 191, 30135 Tolentini, Venezia.
In addition, on display until November 19, 2019, Peter d’Agostino’s original video of Beatrice Wood* is in a new film, Beatrice Wood Remembers: Dada, Duchamp, Love & Tango (2019) written and directed by Steven Watson. The work is in “New York Dada and the Arensberg Circle of Artists” an exhibition featuring works by Duchamp, Man Ray, Wood and others, at Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York.
( * The video was produced in 1987 during Beatrice Wood’s visit to the Philadelphia Museum of Art for "A Propos of Duchamp, 1887/1987" an exhibition celebrating the 100th anniversary of Duchamp’s birth.)
Peter d’Agostino’s pioneering video, photography and new media projects have been featured in biennial exhibitions of the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY; Sao Paulo, Brazil; Gwangju, South Korea; and are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, NY; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Kunsthaus, Zurich; Foundation La Caixa, Barcelona.