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Institute of Contemporary Art Miami

Nora N. Khan: “The Artificial and the Real”

ICA Miami welcomes writer of criticism Nora N. Khan to the Knight Foundation Art + Research Center for a free public lecture titled, “The Artificial and the Real.” This lecture was presented in conjunction with the Fall 2020 semester, “Recodings and Renewals.”… Read More

Alexander Galloway: “Heretical Computing”

In a new lecture titled "Heretical Computing," computer programmer and theorist Alexander Galloway investigates the outer limits of computation and its implications on dogma, ethics, artistic production, and more. Read More

Jonathan Beller: “From the World Computer to Post-Capitalist Economic Media?”

Media theorist Jonathan Beller proposes that cryptocurrency should be understood as the historical emergence of a new medium. If so: What can progressive movements do with cryptocurrency? Read More

Germane Barnes: “The Agency of Architecture”

Urban designer Germane Barnes explores the role of the architect and architecture in today’s intersectional environment and asks: "Can the architect be held responsible for non-inclusive spaces?" Read More

Germane Barnes: “We’re here. Acknowledge Us.”

What is the role of the architect and architecture in today’s intersectional environment? Can the architect, once singularly viewed as the master builder, be held responsible for non-inclusive spaces? Read More

Luciana Parisi: “Instrumentality or the Origin of Techno-logic”

As part of the Art + Research Center’s Spring 2017 Semester, “New Social Abstractions,” Luciana Parisi, co-director of the Digital Culture Unit at Goldsmiths University of London, delivers a new public lecture, “Instrumentality or the origin of techno-logic,” at ICA Miami. Read More

Sven Lütticken: “Producing Facts: Notes on the Politics of Concrete Abstraction”

Arts theorist Sven Lütticken explores the cultural, social, economic, and technological conditions that produce “alternative facts.” From Lütticken: “As fake news and ‘alternative facts’ triumph, the complexity of facticity is denied. However, ritualistic ‘fact checking’ is in itself not a solution as the performativity of social media goes into overdrive. Read More

Simon Denny: “Technology and the Disruption of Governance”

Artist Simon Denny delivers a public lecture on technology and governance. Read More