Franco « Bifo » Berardi : Automation and Poetry
Conference

Title

Automation and Poetry

Date

Monday, November 24

Time

7 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.

Venue

Concordia University, DB Clark Theatre

SGW Campus
1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Henry F. Hall Building

Admission

5 dollars

Free admission with BNLMTL 2014 Passport

Videos

Franco “Bifo” Berardi at the Money Language Insolvency Conference

Franco “Bifo” Berardi on key concepts in his new book “After the Future”

Biography

Franco Berardi, aka Bifo, is a writer, media theorist, and media activist. He founded the magazine A/traverso(1975–81) and was a staff member of Radio Alice, the first free pirate radio station in Italy (1976–78). Involved in the Autonomia political movement in Italy during the 1970s, he fled to Paris, where he worked with Félix Guattari in the field of schizoanalysis. He has published over two dozen books, including recently After the Future (2011) and The Soul at Work (2010). He has contributed to numerous magazines, such as Semiotext(e)ChimèresMetropoli, and Musica 80, and e-flux journal. He is the co-founder of the e-zine rekombinant.org and the telestreet phenomenon. He is currently teaching social history of communication at the Accademia di belle Arti in Milan and is the Coordinator of the European School for Social Imagination (SCEPSI).