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Born 1960 in [[Moscow]]. Studied fine arts, architecture and computer science. M.A. in cognitive science from NYU (1988) and Ph.D. in visual and cultural studies from University of Rochester (1993). Professor of visual arts at University of California in San Diego, where he teaches new media art and theory.  
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'''Lev Manovich''' (1960, [[Moscow]]) is an author of books on new media theory, professor of Computer Science at the City University of New York, Graduate Center, and visiting professor at European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Manovich's research and teaching focuses on [[digital humanities]], social computing, new media art and theory, and [[software studies]].  
  
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Manovich studied fine arts, architecture and computer science. He received an MA in cognitive science from New York University (1988) and Ph.D. in visual and cultural studies from the University of Rochester (1993).
  
== Biography ==
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==Works==
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===Books===
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* editor, with Alla Efimova, ''Tekstura: Russian Essays on Visual Culture'', University of Chicago Press, 1993. [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/tekstura]
  
Manovich was born in Moscow where he studied fine arts, architecture and computer science. He moved to New York in 1981, receiving an M.A. in Cognitive Science (NYU, 1988) and a Ph.D. in Visual and Cultural Studies from University of Rochester 1993. His Ph.D. dissertation The Engineering of Vision from Constructivism to Computers traces the origins of computer media, relating it to the avant-garde of the 1920s.
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* ''[http://web.archive.org/web/20120501154933/manovich.net/IA/index.html Info Aesthetics]'', self-published, 2001. [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/info-aesthetics]
  
Manovich has been working with computer media as an artist, computer animator, designer, and programmer since 1984. His art projects include little movies, the first digital film project designed for the Web (1994), Freud-Lissitzky Navigator, a conceptual software for navigating twentieth century history, and Anna and Andy, a streaming novel (2000). His works has been included in many key international exhbitions of new media art. In 2002 ICA in London presented his mini-retrospective under the title Lev Manovich: Adventures of Digital Cinema.
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* ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=36 The Language of New Media]'', forew. Mark Tribe, MIT Press, 2001, xiii+354 pp.
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** ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=36 Il linguaggio dei nuovi media]'', ed. Busnelli Tibaldi, trans. Roberto Merlini, Milan: Olivares, 2002, 408 pp. {{it}}
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** ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=36 El lenguaje de los nuevos medios de comunicación: la imagen en la era digital]'', trans. Óscar Fontrodona, Barcelona: Paidós, 2005, 431 pp. {{es}}
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** ''Jauno mediju valoda'', Riga: RIXC, 2006, 373 pp. {{lv}}
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** ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=36 Język nowych mediów]'', trans. Piotr Cypryański, Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Akademickie i Profesjonalne, 2006, 483 pp. {{pl}}
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** ''Naujųjų medijų kalba'', trans. Tomas Čiučelis, Mene: Balsac, 2009. [http://www.balsas.cc/wp-content/uploads/naujuju_mediju_kalba_istrauka.pdf Excerpt]. [http://balsas.cc/isleidome-knyga-naujuju-mediju-kalba-lev-manovich/] {{lv}}
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** ''Le langage des nouveaux médias'', trans. Richard Crevier, intro. Yann Beauvais and Mark Tribe, Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2010, 605 pp. {{fr}}
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** [[Media:Manovich Lev 2001 2010 Principy novych medii.pdf|"Principy nových médií"]], in ''Kapitoly z dějin a teorie umění'', ed. Tomáš Dvořák, Prague: VVP AVU, 2010, pp 33-50. Trans. of excerpt. {{cz}}
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** ''Uue meedia keel'', trans. Ellu Maar, eds. Mare Emmott Tralla, Jaagup Irve, and Eva Näripea, Tallinn: Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, 2012, 352 pp. [https://www.artun.ee/uue-meedia-keel/] {{ee}}
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** ''Nyu media no gengo: dejitaru jidai no ato dezain eiga'' [ニューメディアの言語 : デジタル時代のアート, デザイン, 映画], Tokyo: Misuzushobō, 2013, 485 pp. {{jp}}
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** 뉴미디어의 언어, Seoul: 커뮤니케이션북스, 2014. {{ko}}
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** ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=36 Jezik novih medija]'', trans. Aleksandar Luj Todorović, Belgrade: Clio, 2015, 386 pp. {{sr}}
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** Η γλώσσα των νέων µέσων, trans. θεοδωρος δριτσας and Κώστας Σπαθαράκης, Athens: Ανωτάτη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών, 2016, 472 pp. {{gr}}
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** ''Yazyk novykh media'' [Язык новых медиа], eds. Yekaterina Arie (Екатерина Арье) and Oksana Moroz (Оксана Мороз), trans. Diana Kulkhitskaya (Диана Кульчицкая), Moscow: Ad Marginem, 2018, 399 pp. [https://admarginem.ru/product/yazyk-novyh-media/] [https://ru.bookmate.com/books/yn9aNKXX] {{ru}}
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** ''Jazyk nových médií'', trans. Václav Janoščík, afterw. Tomáš Dvořák, Prague: Karolinum, 2018, 380 pp. [https://www.academia.edu/36408418/ Afterword]. [https://www.cupress.cuni.cz/ink2_ext/index.jsp?include=podrobnosti&id=365247&jazyk=cs] {{cz}}
  
Manovich has been teaching new media art since 1992. He has also been a visiting professor at California Institute of the Arts, UCLA, University of Amsterdam, Stockholm University, and University of Art and Design, Helsinki.
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* ''Soft Cinema'', Karlsruhe: ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, 2002. [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/soft-cinema-zkm]
  
Manovich is in demand to lecture on new media around the world. Since 1999 he has delivered over 180 lectures in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.
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* with Andreas Kratky, ''Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database'', MIT Press, 2005. DVD-video with 40 page color booklet. [https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/soft-cinema] [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/soft-cinema]
  
Currently Manovich is working on a new book Info-aesthetics. His most recent art project is Soft Cinema which was commissioned by ZKM for the exhibition Future Cinema (2002-2003; traveling to Helsinki and Tokyo in 2003-2004).
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* ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=32 Software Takes Command]'', self-published, 2008; new ed., Bloomsbury, 2013, xi+357 pp.
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** ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=F338E500F41BC0BE0BC357ED847FDEFE Software Culture]'', trans. Matteo Tarantino. Milan: Olivares, 2010, 239 pp. [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/software-culture] {{it}}
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** ''El software toma el mando'', trans. Yannick García Porres, Barcelona: UOC Press, 2013, 441 pp. {{es}}
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** 소프트웨어가 명령한다, Seoul: 커뮤니케이션북스, 2014. {{ko}}
  
Manovich's awards include Guggenheim Fellowship 2002-2003, 2002 Digital Cultures Fellowship from UC Santa Barbara, 2002 Fellowship from The Zentrum für Literaturforschung, Berlin, and 1995 Mellon Fellowship from Cal Arts.
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* ''The Illusions: A BIT of "The Language of New Media"'', MIT Press, 2014. [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/the-illusions]
  
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* editor, with Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits, ''Data Drift: Archiving Media and Data Art in the 21st Century'', Riga: RIXC & LiepU MPLab, 2015, 296 pp. [http://rixc.org/en/acousticspace/issue/327/] [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/data-drift]
  
== Books ==
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* ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=19215 Instagram and Contemporary Image]'', self-published, 2017, 148 pp.
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** ''Insutaguramu to gendai shikaku bunkaron: refu manovitchi no karuchuraru anaritikusu o megutte'' [インスタグラムと現代視覚文化論: レフ・マノヴィッチのカルチュラル・アナリティクスをめぐって], trans. Akihiro Kubota, Tokyo: Bīenuenushinsha, 2018, 215+159 pp. {{jp}}
  
* Manovich, Lev : ''Tekstura: Russian Essays on Visual Culture'', Chicago University Press, USA, 1993.
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* ''[[Media:Manovich Lev AI Aesthetics 2018.pdf|AI Aesthetics]]'', Moscow: Strelka Press, Dec 2018, 57 pp. [https://strelkamag.com/en/article/lev-manovich-ai-aesthetics Excerpt]. [https://bookmate.com/books/rb4SdD8j] [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/ai-aesthetics-copy] [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/ai-aesthetics]
* Manovich, Lev : ''The Language of New Media'', MIT Press, Cambridge Mass, USA, 2001.
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** ''Estetika umetne inteligence'', trans. Tamara M. Soban, afterw. Vuk Ćosić, Ljubljana: Mestni muzej Ljubljane, and Zavod Basic, 2019, 79 pp. {{sl}}
  
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* ''[https://aaaaarg.fail/thing/5f8d3a769ff37c13752e81d1 Cultural Analytics]'', MIT Press, Oct 2020, 336 pp. [http://lab.culturalanalytics.info] [https://mitpress.mit.edu/books/cultural-analytics]
  
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===Selected essays===
* ''Digital Constructivism: What Is European Software? An exchange between Lev Manovich and Geert Lovink''. November 1998. http://www.nettime.org/Lists-Archives/nettime-l-9811/msg00063.html
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* ''Metamediji: izbor tekstova'', trans. Đorđe Tomić, Dejan Sretenović, and Vladimir Tupanjac, Belgrade: Centar za savremenu umetnost: 2001. Selected essays. [http://fkm.naisbitt.edu.rs/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Teorija-medija.-Tekst-za-II-kolokvijum-2.pdf Excerpt]. [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/metamediji] {{sr}}
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* ''Black Box - White Cube'', trans. Ronald Voullié, Berlin: Merve, 2005, 170 pp. [http://manovich.net/content/04-projects/148-black-box/2005_black_box.pdf Introduction]. [https://www.merve.de/index.php/book/show/303] [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/black-box] {{de}}
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* ''Teorii soft-kultury'' [Теории софт-культуры], Nizhny Novgorod: Krasnaya lastochka, 2017, 208 pp. [https://ru.bookmate.com/books/LZci4OhA] [http://manovich.net/index.php/projects/theories-of-soft-cultures] {{ru}}
  
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==Interviews==
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* [https://www.nettime.org/Lists-Archives/nettime-l-9811/msg00063.html "Digital Constructivism: What Is European Software? An exchange between Lev Manovich and Geert Lovink"], ''Nettime'', Nov 1998.
  
http://www.manovich.net
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==Links==
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* [http://www.manovich.net Personal website]
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* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lev_Manovich Wikipedia]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:32, 9 March 2021

Lev Manovich (1960, Moscow) is an author of books on new media theory, professor of Computer Science at the City University of New York, Graduate Center, and visiting professor at European Graduate School in Saas-Fee, Switzerland. Manovich's research and teaching focuses on digital humanities, social computing, new media art and theory, and software studies.

Manovich studied fine arts, architecture and computer science. He received an MA in cognitive science from New York University (1988) and Ph.D. in visual and cultural studies from the University of Rochester (1993).

Works[edit]

Books[edit]

  • editor, with Alla Efimova, Tekstura: Russian Essays on Visual Culture, University of Chicago Press, 1993. [1]
  • The Language of New Media, forew. Mark Tribe, MIT Press, 2001, xiii+354 pp.
    • Il linguaggio dei nuovi media, ed. Busnelli Tibaldi, trans. Roberto Merlini, Milan: Olivares, 2002, 408 pp. (Italian)
    • El lenguaje de los nuevos medios de comunicación: la imagen en la era digital, trans. Óscar Fontrodona, Barcelona: Paidós, 2005, 431 pp. (Spanish)
    • Jauno mediju valoda, Riga: RIXC, 2006, 373 pp. (Latvian)
    • Język nowych mediów, trans. Piotr Cypryański, Warsaw: Wydawnictwa Akademickie i Profesjonalne, 2006, 483 pp. (Polish)
    • Naujųjų medijų kalba, trans. Tomas Čiučelis, Mene: Balsac, 2009. Excerpt. [3] (Latvian)
    • Le langage des nouveaux médias, trans. Richard Crevier, intro. Yann Beauvais and Mark Tribe, Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2010, 605 pp. (French)
    • "Principy nových médií", in Kapitoly z dějin a teorie umění, ed. Tomáš Dvořák, Prague: VVP AVU, 2010, pp 33-50. Trans. of excerpt. (Czech)
    • Uue meedia keel, trans. Ellu Maar, eds. Mare Emmott Tralla, Jaagup Irve, and Eva Näripea, Tallinn: Eesti Kunstiakadeemia, 2012, 352 pp. [4] (Estonian)
    • Nyu media no gengo: dejitaru jidai no ato dezain eiga [ニューメディアの言語 : デジタル時代のアート, デザイン, 映画], Tokyo: Misuzushobō, 2013, 485 pp. (Japanese)
    • 뉴미디어의 언어, Seoul: 커뮤니케이션북스, 2014. (Korean)
    • Jezik novih medija, trans. Aleksandar Luj Todorović, Belgrade: Clio, 2015, 386 pp. (Serbian)
    • Η γλώσσα των νέων µέσων, trans. θεοδωρος δριτσας and Κώστας Σπαθαράκης, Athens: Ανωτάτη Σχολή Καλών Τεχνών, 2016, 472 pp. (Greek)
    • Yazyk novykh media [Язык новых медиа], eds. Yekaterina Arie (Екатерина Арье) and Oksana Moroz (Оксана Мороз), trans. Diana Kulkhitskaya (Диана Кульчицкая), Moscow: Ad Marginem, 2018, 399 pp. [5] [6] (Russian)
    • Jazyk nových médií, trans. Václav Janoščík, afterw. Tomáš Dvořák, Prague: Karolinum, 2018, 380 pp. Afterword. [7] (Czech)
  • Soft Cinema, Karlsruhe: ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, 2002. [8]
  • with Andreas Kratky, Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database, MIT Press, 2005. DVD-video with 40 page color booklet. [9] [10]
  • Software Takes Command, self-published, 2008; new ed., Bloomsbury, 2013, xi+357 pp.
    • Software Culture, trans. Matteo Tarantino. Milan: Olivares, 2010, 239 pp. [11] (Italian)
    • El software toma el mando, trans. Yannick García Porres, Barcelona: UOC Press, 2013, 441 pp. (Spanish)
    • 소프트웨어가 명령한다, Seoul: 커뮤니케이션북스, 2014. (Korean)
  • The Illusions: A BIT of "The Language of New Media", MIT Press, 2014. [12]
  • editor, with Rasa Smite and Raitis Smits, Data Drift: Archiving Media and Data Art in the 21st Century, Riga: RIXC & LiepU MPLab, 2015, 296 pp. [13] [14]
  • Instagram and Contemporary Image, self-published, 2017, 148 pp.
    • Insutaguramu to gendai shikaku bunkaron: refu manovitchi no karuchuraru anaritikusu o megutte [インスタグラムと現代視覚文化論: レフ・マノヴィッチのカルチュラル・アナリティクスをめぐって], trans. Akihiro Kubota, Tokyo: Bīenuenushinsha, 2018, 215+159 pp. (Japanese)
  • AI Aesthetics, Moscow: Strelka Press, Dec 2018, 57 pp. Excerpt. [15] [16] [17]
    • Estetika umetne inteligence, trans. Tamara M. Soban, afterw. Vuk Ćosić, Ljubljana: Mestni muzej Ljubljane, and Zavod Basic, 2019, 79 pp. (Slovenian)

Selected essays[edit]

  • Metamediji: izbor tekstova, trans. Đorđe Tomić, Dejan Sretenović, and Vladimir Tupanjac, Belgrade: Centar za savremenu umetnost: 2001. Selected essays. Excerpt. [20] (Serbian)
  • Black Box - White Cube, trans. Ronald Voullié, Berlin: Merve, 2005, 170 pp. Introduction. [21] [22] (German)
  • Teorii soft-kultury [Теории софт-культуры], Nizhny Novgorod: Krasnaya lastochka, 2017, 208 pp. [23] [24] (Russian)

Interviews[edit]

Links[edit]