Thursday, March 25, 2021

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM ITALY

08:00 PM - 09:00 PM MALAYSIA


Fragility Talks 04 - Fondazione ICA Milano

Welcome to Fragility Talks series:

  • Q&A interviews focusing on fragility & resilience, the program explores economy, art & cultural and science 
  • Moderators: Stefano Pedrocchi, Head of Production at Fondazione ICA Milano, curator contributions by Luigi Fassi and Alberto Salvadori 
  • A series of 5 interviews, 30-minute each, guests are free to speak openly in a guided conversation to explore the topic 


FRAGILITY TALKS 04: Paola Cillo, associate professor at Bocconi University in Milan, and Kenneth Feinstein, associate professor at Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur



Paola Cillo is an Associate Professor of Management at Bocconi University. She holds a PhD in Management from Bocconi. She was Visiting Scholar at the Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center at the Wharton School (1999-2000), Visiting Scholar at the Carlson School of Management (2005), Visiting Professor at the University of Innsbruck in Austria (2006) and at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth (2008).

Her research focus is on innovation in symbolic industries, on market-oriented innovation strategies, and on pattern of new products' launch in low-tech and high-tech contexts.

She is also senior lecturer at the SDA Bocconi School of Management where she teaches course on innovation management, idea generation, and new product development.

Her articles appeared in leading Italian and international journals, including Research Policy, Long Range Planning, Journal of Product Innovation Management, European Management Journal, International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital, and International Journal of Human Resource Management. She got the award for distinctive academic research from Bocconi University in 2008-2009, 2010-2011, and 2012-2013 academic years.



Kenneth Feinstein is an artist, theorist, curator and writer. He has exhibited creative works internationally, including solo exhibitions at the Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, and the Jogja Nasional Museum, Jogjakarta, Indonesia and group exhibitions at the Millennium Museum in Beijing, the National Visual Art Gallery Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, and the Museum of the World Ocean, Kaliningrad, Russia. His award winning films have been shown at major international film festivals including the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Brooklyn Film Festival and the Oaxaca Film Festival. An early digital artist, his print Try Me was the first digital print in the New York Public Library print collection. In 2014, he was the first non-Malaysian curator at the National Visual Arts Gallery, Malaysia with the exhibition Immaterial Frontiers 2.0.

His writings focus on media theory and philosophy. He has published books, articles and given talks on issues surrounding the ethics of new media practice. He is the author of The Image That Doesn’t Want to Be Seen, Apropos Press, 2010 and The Promise of Photography, Intellect, Ltd. 2015.

Dr. Feinstein has a Masters and PhD in Media Philosophy from the European Graduate School in Switzerland. His BA is in documentary film and photography from Hampshire College in the USA. He is Associate Professor at the Centre for Research-Creation in Digital Media at Sunway University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.