Born in Bologna, Italy in 1949, Franco Berardi Bifo is a writer, media-theorist, and media-activist. As a young militant he took part in the experience of Potere operaio in the years 1967-1973, then he founded the magazine A/traverso (1975- 81) and was part of the staff of Radio Alice, the first free pirate radio station in Italy (1976-78).
Involved in the political movement of Autonomia in Italy during the 1970’s, he fled to Paris, where he worked with Félix Guattari in the field of schizoanalysis. He has been involved in many media-projects, like Telestreet and Recombinant. org.
Bifo has published the books “Poetry and Finance” (1912), “After the Future” (2011) “The Soul at Work” (2010), “Felix” (2001), “Cibernauti” (1994), “Mutazione e Cyberpunk” (1993) and contributed to the magazines Semiotext(e), Chimères, Metropoli, and Musica 80. He is currently contributing to e-flux journal.
Coordinator of the European School for Social Imagination (SCEPSI) he has been teaching at Ashkal Alwan in Beirut, PEI-Macba in Barcelona, Accademia di Brera in Milano, and has been lecturing in social centers and universities worldwide.
Talk by Franco Berardi Bifo.
Invited by Susanne Winterling.
Tuesday 12. November 2013 7.15pm, KhiO’s Main Auditorium Fossveien 24, Grünerløkka, Oslo.