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Digital Arts Lecture Series Fall 2022; Sam Lavigne

October 19, 2022 12:45 PM – 12:45 PM

4E-3 Myrtle Hall

BROOKLYN, N.Y. August 23th, 2022

Pratt Institute’s Department of Digital Arts will present lectures by six guests as part of its Fall 2022 Lecture Series. Guests will give lectures to the Pratt community about their involvement and careers in animation, curatorial practice and digital arts.

All lectures start at 12.45pm EST and take place at 4E-3 Myrtle Hall.

The Digital Arts Lecture Series is a seasonal series organized by the Department of Digital Arts in the School of Art at Pratt Institute. Guests include both emerging talent and established pioneers in the fields of digital animation, motion arts, interactive artwork, and digital imaging.

October 19th, 2022
12.45 pm EST

Sam Lavigne (born 1981) is an artist and educator based in New York. His work deals with technology, data, surveillance, natural language processing, and automation. Lavigne describes his work as “online interventions that surface the frequently opaque political and economic conditions that shape computational technologies”.

He has exhibited work at the Whitney Museum, The Shed, Lincoln Center, SFMOMA, Pioneer Works, DIS, Ars Electronica, the New Museum.

Selected works include Smell Dating with artist Tega Brain, White Collar Crime Risk Zones, The Good Life and The Stupid Shit No One Needs and Terrible Ideas Hackathon.
He has been named an Honoree at the Webby Awards twice.

Professor Mattia Casalegno
Digital Art Lecture Series Coordinator, Pratt Institute