Art and Communication: a Myanmar Experience" with Ilaria Benini (Flux Kit) Flux Kit is an independent organization based in Yangon (Myanmar). It is designed to create intercultural encounters and to record contemporary culture through a variety of curatorial projects, researches and artistic production. Its mission is to promote debate between people with different cultural backgrounds and life experiences, setting up activities in Europe and Asia, and expanding worldwide networks among creative professionals and thinkers. Flux Kit develops projects that intend to establish a permanent research through the programming. In 2014 Flux Kit organized the festival Contemporary Dialogues Yangon. More info at www.fluxkit.org and contemporarydialogues.tumblr.com.
Ilaria Benini is co-founder of Flux Kit and editor of a new collection of books from/about Asia at addeditore (Italy). Holding a BA in Sociology and a MA in Media Studies, since 2009 she works as copy writer and project manager for independent video production and cultural events. Investigations around South-East Asia started in 2010, bringing knowledge and experience about contemporary arts and cultural expressions in the region. Her research interests lie within communication and artistic performances. In the global context, how do communication and art operate and influence social structure, distribution of power and daily life of contemporary human beings?
Time : 2015.02.14, 15:00-17:00.
Speaker : Ilaria Benini.