Lecture date: 2013-02-11
Adaptive Ecologies Evening Lecture Series: Organised by Theodore Spyropoulos
A lecture about Home, Machines and the Future.
Jasia Reichardt is a writer on art and an exhibition organiser. From 1963–71 she was Assistant Director of the ICA in London, and Director of the Whitechapel Art Gallery from 1974–76. She has taught at the Architectural Association and other colleges for 10 years. Reichardt has written several books and articles for many international art magazines and has contributed to numerous international exhibitions and conferences throughout the world. She is interested in art that encroaches on other fields, be it science or literature, and she and has spent many years investigating connections between art and technology. Her best known exhibition is Cybernetic Serendipity (1968) about the computer and the arts. More recently, she organised an exhibition called Electronically Yours in Tokyo, which dealt with electronic portraiture.