Author Archives: Antonio Vantaggiato

About Antonio Vantaggiato

Professor, web2.0 enthusiast, and didactic chef.

A slow-video screensaver of a zen-train-run

The little time left available after taxiing daughters around, improvising plumber and handyman, and other menial tasks, I experimented a bit. One little idea I found is a slow OS X screensaver. It consists of a piece of software that … Continue reading

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The many views of a humble map

In December 2015 I read a stunning novel, Viviane, by the first-time writer Julia Deck. It was originally published by the most prestigious publisher of France, Éditions de Minuit. Viviane is the story of a madwoman, or not, in any … Continue reading

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An adventure in cinema

I love cinema, and I am so happy for the opportunity to teach a class of Italian Cinema and Culture this semester. The class is ending now, and the last picture we watched and commented was Antonioni’s L’avventura. I had … Continue reading

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Women in blue

View this post on Instagram Art Now, Lisa Brice @tate_britain. Incredible! . . #lisabrice #tatebritain #contemporaryart #painting #artnow #london A post shared by Jake Aikman (@jake.aikman) on May 12, 2018 at 12:26pm PDT Beautiful portraits of women by Lisa Brice … Continue reading

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delicious Zeitgeist 10/22/2018

[I tag “delicious” on diigo all the items from my web skating that deserve to be shared here. They get auto-posted on draft. I edit the drafts and join a few of them at a time. Voilá.] This time we … Continue reading

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