Author Archives: Antonio Vantaggiato

About Antonio Vantaggiato

Professor, web2.0 enthusiast, and didactic chef.

The hard Puerto Rican winter, a Podcast, the Web’s alchemy and some Italian Cinema

A new year is on and my new semester has already begun. Actually, I have already two posts to show for 2019. My school-is-finished laziness comes after many classes and seminars and meetings around the semester, plus a lot that … Continue reading

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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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