Jim Drobnick

Jim Drobnick is a critic, curator and Associate Professor of Contemporary Art and Theory at OCAD University. He has held research affiliations at the University of Manchester and the National Gallery of Canada, and served as editor at Parachute for thirteen years. His writings on performance, sound, the senses, and postmedia artistic practices have appeared in journals such as Angelaki, High Performance, Performance Research, Public, and Senses & Society, where he is now an editor. His books include Aural Cultures (2004) and The Smell Culture Reader (2006).

Alessandro Ludovico

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 10:30pm

Speaking on Post Digital Print

“For more than a century now, avant-garde artists, activists and technologists have been anticipating the development of networked and electronic publishing. Although in hindsight the reports of the death of paper were greatly exaggerated, electronic publishing has now
certainly become a reality. How will the analog and the digital coexist in the post-digital age of publishing? How will they transition, mix and cross over?” Post Digital Print

The Faculty of Art in conjunction with the McLean Foundation is pleased to present Alessandro Ludovico. He will speak about his recent book, Post Digital Print: The Mutation of Publishing Since 1894. Ludovico is the first McLean Foundation Artist in Residence, under the auspices of the Publication Area of Specialization in the Faculty of Art.

Alessandro Ludovico is a media critic and editor in chief of Neural magazine since 1993.


Established in 1993, Neural focuses on new media, electronic music and the networked and conceptual use of technology in art. He's one of the founders of the 'Mag.Net (Electronic Cultural Publishers organization), an international network of magazines, and also served as an advisor for the Documenta 12's Magazine Project. He has been a guest researcher at the Willem De Kooning Academy in Rotterdam. Ludovico teaches at the Academy of Art in Carrara, Italy.




Venue & Address: 
Great Hall 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario
Alessandro Ludovico speaking on Post-Digital Print