Monday, March 6
Arts + Design Mondays: Black Sun: Reflections on Otto Piene and Aldo Tambellini, with Tanya Zimbardo
Tanya Zimbardo is a contemporary art curator based in San Francisco. As the assistant curator of media arts at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA), Zimbardo is currently curating the exhibitions Runa Islam: Verso and New Work: Kerry Tribe and co-curating Nam June Paik and Soundtracks. Zimbardo has organized and co-organized exhibitions and select screening programs at SFMOMA. Current and recent guest curatorial projects in the Bay Area include Organic Logic, 500 Capp Street; Equilibrium: A Paul Kos Survey, di Rosa; Public Works: Artists’ Interventions 1970s–Now, Mills College Art Museum; and Versions: Kristin Lucas and Judy Malloy, Krowswork. Zimbardo has guest organized screenings at Artists’ Television Access, CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts, and UC Berkeley, and for SF Cinematheque. Her projects and writing are primarily centered on the history of exhibitions and site-specific works, performance-based experimental media, online projects, and conceptual art. Zimbardo is participating in the 2017 researcher-in-residence program at Signal Culture, New York.
This event is part of UC Berkeley’s Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium, an internationally recognized forum for presenting new ideas that challenge conventional wisdom about art, technology, and culture. This year’s theme is Digital Immersions, presenting artists, writers, curators, and scholars who consider contemporary issues at the intersection of aesthetic expression, emerging technologies, and cultural history from a critical perspective. Sponsored by the Berkeley Center for New Media, the Arts + Design Initiative, and the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley.
About Arts + Design Mondays
Join us Monday evenings as we invite UC Berkeley faculty and other creative people to talk about topics of current interest, including new immersive art technologies, the future of cultural criticism, and the role of the arts in social justice.
Arts + Design Mondays @ BAMPFA is organized by UC Berkeley’s Arts + Design Initiative, the Arts Research Center (ARC), and BAMPFA. Participating presenters include UC Berkeley’s Art of Writing; ARC; Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium; Berkeley Center for New Media; The Black Room; Department of Art Practice; Department of English; Digital Humanities at Berkeley; and the Townsend Center for the Humanities. The program is sponsored by Arts + Design.