The Center for Ethnomusicology and The Computer Music Center at Columbia University jointly present:
"SIMULATIONS IN MUSIC"
AN OPEN LECTURE BY MANUEL DE LANDA
Thursday, February 9th, 2012
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Davis Auditorium, Schapiro Center
Free and Open to the Public
Map showing Schapiro Center:
Manuel De Landa (b. in Mexico City, 1952), based in New York since
1975, is a philosopher, media artist, programmer and software
designer. After studying art in the 1970s, he became known as an
independent filmmaker making underground 8mm and 16mm films inspired
by critical theory and philosophy. In the 1980s, Manuel De Landa
focused on programing, writing computer software, and computer art.
After being introduced to the work of Gilles Deleuze, he saw new
creative potential in philosophical texts, becoming one of the
representatives of the 'new materialism'.
Manuel De Landa is Adjunct Professor at University of Pennsylvania in
Philadelphia and the Gilles Deleuze Chair of Contemporary Philosophy
and Science at the European Graduate School EGS, he was Adjunct
Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning
and Preservation at Columbia University (New York). He currently
lectures extensively in the United States and Europe, and is lecturer
at the Canisius College (Buffalo, NY) and at the University of
Philadelphia. Manuel De Landa's essays are published in numerous
journals, and he is the author of War in the Age of Intelligent
Machines (1991), A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History (1997),
Intensive Science and Virtual Philosophy (2002), and A New Philosophy
of Society: Assemblage Theory and Social Complexity (2006).
Event Contact: Prof. Ana Maria Ochoa (ao2110 [at] columbia.edu)
Admission Charge: Free and open to the public
Event Sponsors: The Center for Ethnomusicology at Columbia University