Italian political philosopher Franco Berardi will lecture on "The Rise of the Cognitariat: Cognitive Labor in Search of a Body."
has authored more than 20 books covering topics from Felix Guattari to cyberpunk
to media politics. In the
1970s he was an
important protagonist of Italy's social protest movement and was involved in such
media activism as the creation of Radio Alice, an independent pirate
radio station, and the publishing of A/traverso, a political magazine.
He teaches at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan.
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