Lev Manovich

Founder & Directorat Cultural Analytics Lab
United States

Dr. Lev Manovich is one of the leading theorists of digital culture worldwide and a pioneer in the application of data science for analysis of contemporary culture. Manovich is the author and editor of 15 books including Cultural Analytics, AI Aesthetics, Theories of Software Culture, Instagram and Contemporary Image, Software Takes Command, Soft Cinema: Navigating the Database and The Language of New Media which was described as "the most suggestive and broad-ranging media history since Marshall McLuhan." He was included in the list of "25 People Shaping the Future of Design" in 2013 and the list of "50 Most Interesting People Building the Future" in 2014. Manovich is a Presidential Professor at The Graduate Center, CUNY, and a Director of the Cultural Analytics Lab. The lab created projects for the Museum of Modern Art (NYC), New York Public Library, Google, and other clients. Manovich's latest book "Cultural Analytics" published by The MIT Press in October of 2020.

Journal Articles:

Ten Key Texts on Digital Art: 1970-2000

October 2002
The Leonardo Gallery

SHIFT-CTRL

February 2002
Art Papers

Cultural Viz: An Aesthetic Approach to Cultural Analytics

August 2020