a selection of exhibitions and events that I curated

2019

"Fantomologia", a curatorial project in 4 parts: exhibition, talks and performance, curated with Daniela Tozzi and Ilaria Bignotti with Stanza, Ugo la Pietra, Evelina Domnitch & Dmitry Gelfand, Ariane Koek, Alfredo Cramerotti, Bertram Niessen, Paolo Rigamonti, Salvatore di Dio, within the program of Arte Fiera 2019, CUBO Unipol, 31 January - 6 April 2019, Bologna

"Fino alla fine", solo exhibition of the artist Guido Segni, within the program of Arte Fiera 2019, Adiacenze, 1 February - 16 March 2019, Bologna

2018

Pierre Bastien "Quite Motors" live media acusmatic show with Acusmonium at San Fedele Musica / Inner Spaces, Auditorium San Fedele, 12 November 2018, Milan

"Quattro Quartetti", symposium on art, technologies and science for 10 years activity of studio *fuse, moderated by Marco Mancuso with Antonello-Ghezzi, Daniela Granzi, Angelo Semeraro, 7 September 2018, Modena

Conferences series on "Art, technology and science", guests: *fuse, Arianna Mainardi, Studio Azzurro, Andreco, Seminars Week, Naba - Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti, 2-5 July 2018, Milan

"Open House program: mapping of Digital Art and Culture in Milan", a map and a visiting studio program of the ​most vital and important production studios in Milan, curated for the Milano Digital Week event, with Bepart, Dotdotdot, Invernomuto, Limiteazero, Mammafotogramma, otolab, Opendot, Parcodiyellowstone, Recipient.cc, Souldesigner, Spazio Concept, Standards, Studio Azzurro, Vectorealism, Video Sound Art, Wemake, Wood'd, Wood-Skin, 15-18 March 2018, Milan

Daniela Cattivelli "UIT" live acusmatic show with Acusmonium at San Fedele Musica / Inner Spaces, Auditorium San Fedele, 26 February 2018, Milan

"CLICK CLACK", Solo exhibition of the kinetic and interactive installations by Virgilio Villoresi, within the program of Arte Fiera 2018, 2 February - 15 March 2018, Adiacenze, Bologna

2017

Sound environments of the original movie Frankenstein, James Whale (1931), by Ovo (Bruno Dorella and Stefania Alos Pedretti), Cinema Beltrade, 7 December 2017, Milan

"La stampa per l'arte. Procedimenti artigianali tra tecniche tradizionali e nuove tecnologie", seminar about analogue print and 3D fabbing with A14 and Fablab Bergamo, 15-22-29 November, Accademia di Belle Arti Carrara di Bergamo

“Art Industries: the technological border among art, design, fashion and contemporary culture”, round table at Bologna Design Week with Federica Muzzarelli, Flaviano Celaschi, Giovanna Cassese, Paolo Rigamonti, Urban Center/Sala Borsa, 27 September, Bologna

Curatorship and consultancy about digital culture contents for IF! Italians Festival (Zoe Romano/WeMake, Josè Luis De Vicente/Sonar+D, Luca Barcellona, Virgilio Villoresi, Sam Baron/Fabrica, Studio Formafantasma,), Fourth Edition, Teatro Parenti, Milan, 26-30 September

 

2016

CoH (Ivan Pavlov) live acusmatic show at with Acusmonium at San Fedele Musica / Inner Spaces, Auditorium San Fedele, Milan, 5 December

Joachim Sauter / ART+COM lecture, co-curated for SWARM Hybrid Design Lab at IED Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan, 1 December

"Hybrid Design", round table with Marco Mancuso (Digicult), Neve Mazzoleni (Unicredit Pavillon), Dino Vannini (SKY Arte), Samuele Franzini (Souldesigner). Co-curated for Souldesigner Hybrid Design Studio at IF! Italians Festival, Teatro Parenti, Milan, 8 October

Bruce Sterling opening talk, co-curated for Souldesigner Hybrid Design Studio  at IF! Italians Festival, Teatro Parenti, Milan, 6 October

"Hyper Reality" tv program / screening, Carte Blanche/curatorial commission by Ikono Tv within Digital Canvas program

 

"Streaming Egos" exhibition by Goethe Institut, curatorship of Italian Pavillion togheter with Filippo Lorenzin (artworks by Alterazioni Video, IOCOSE; Salvatore Iaconesi & Oriana Persico, Silvio Lorusso), NRW-Forum, Dusseldorf, 16 January

 

2015

 

Redesign and launch of the new Digicult online platform, editorial team, and all the original Digimag 1-72 (2005-2012) as Pdf/Epub/Mobi

 

"Streaming Egos", Goethe Institute Rom commission, online platform and Italian Pavillion, curatorship togheter with Filippo Lorenzin, online texts commissioned to Alfredo Cramerotti, Roberto Ciccarelli, Alessandro Delfanti, Ippolita, Vito Campanelli, Carla Subrizi, artworks commissioned to Alterazioni Video, Silvio Lorusso, Salvatore Iaconesi & Oriana Persico, IOCOSE

 

2014

 

"Art Industries: A new paradigm", presentation of the “carte blanche” curated for the 74th issue, "Art Industries", of the magazine "MCD Musiques et Cultures Digitales", published by the Association Musiques & Cultures Digitales, edited by Hadda Fizir. Managing editor: Anne-Cécile Worms, BOZAR Festival, Brussels , 27th September.

 

"Ceramic Futures: The winning project", Co-chairperson (with Claudio Musso) of the presentation of the winning projects of the Ceramic Futures competition, Cersaie Bologna, 22nd September.

 

"Contemporary Media Art", Plenary Speaker, Ninth International Conference on Arts in Society. Featured Theme "The Lives of Art", La Sapienza University of Rome, 25th June.

 

"Art Industries: A new paradigm", presentation of the “carte blanche” curated for the 74th issue, "Art Industries" of the magazine "MCD Musiques et Cultures Digitales", published by the Association Musiques & Cultures Digitales, edited by Hadda Fizir. Managing editor: Anne-Cécile Worms, NUMA Paris, 19th June.

 

"Media Art and Relational structures", lecture on Google Hangout for the first level course of the Master's degree in Relational Design, Abadir - Academy of Design and Visual Arts, 13th March.  (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_no9e79lueM)

 

2013

 

"Interactive Media: artists and designers among installations, environment and performing arts", part of the program of the Master in Interactive Arts (M.A.i.) for Architecture, Performing and Visual Arts, University IUAV, Venice, 13th December.

 

"Art Discourse in the Digital Age", panel in the programme of events of Cyberfest 2013, WYE Berlin, 30th November, moderated by Kate Martin and with the participation of Marco Mancuso, Tatiana Bazzichelli, Anna Frants, Vanina Saracino and Marc Poggia.

 

"Art and Design in the contemporary technological paradigm", lecture at the "Creativity Day", Elf Theatre, Milan, 24th September.

 

"We're on the road to nowhere", international panel within the framework of the 55th Venice International Art Exhibition in the exhibition "Capital of Nowhere", curated by CYLAND Media Art Lab (San Petersburg, Russia) and the  Centre for Study on the Arts of Russia (CSAR), University Ca 'Foscari, Venice, 31st May. Invited participants: Bertram Niessen, Alessio Erioli, Domenico Quaranta, Valentina Tanni.

 

"DIY-Civic Aerial Mapping", workshop on do-it-yourself mapping as part of the the "Milan and Beyond. A vision in motion" project, curated by Connecting Cultures, Milan Triennale, 14th-15th May.

 

"The Visible City", animation workshop as part of the the "Milan and Beyond. A vision in motion" project, curated by Connecting Cultures, Milan Triennale, 12th May.

 

"Advancity. Computational territories between design, art and science", roundtable organized by Sabina Barcucci, with the participation of Marco Mancuso, Erioli Alessio, Andrea Graziano, Mirco Dineluzzo, Alessandro Delfanti, Sheref S. Mansy and Riccardo Mantelli, as part of  the [re]live 4 day Happening, the transformation of an unused building into a space of cultural production and innovation – organized by [im]possible living during the 2013 Design Week, Milan 11th – 14th April 2013.

 

"Affine Transformations", organization and curatorship of the conference for the project "Fracty", selected to be among the finalists of the Che Fare prize of 100.000 Euro, Design Library, Milan, 10th January. Invited participants: Massimo Botta, Paolo Rigamonti, Massimo Menichinelli, Zoe Romano, Katia Anguelova, Anna Vasta, Simona Lodi, Titian Bonini, Fabrizio Palasciano, Alessandro Rimassa, Antonio Incorvaia, Ivana Pais, Adam Ardvisson, Luca Isabella.

 

2012

 

"The Open Future", presentation of the Issue 68 of the magazine "MCD Musiques et Cultures Digitales", curated as guest editor-in-chief, published by the Association Musiques & Cultures Digitales, edited by Hadda Fizir. Managing editor: Anne-Cécile Worms, Share Festival 2012, Turin, 9th November.With the participation of Bertram Niessen, Sabina Barcucci and Alessandro Delfanti.

 

"The Open Future", presentation of the Issue 68 of the magazine "MCD Musiques et Cultures Digitales", published by the Association Musiques & Cultures Digitales, edited by Hadda Fizir. Managing editor: Anne-Cécile Worms, Open World Forum 2012, Paris, 15th October . With the participation of Bertram Niessen.

 

Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Conference "xCoAx2013: Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X", Bergamo, 7th-28th June.

 

Member of the TCP - Technical Program Committee of the Third International Conference on Arts and Technology "ArtsIT", Milan, 21st-23rd March.

 

2011

 

"Interactive Systems for the Arts", lecture for the Master of Advanced Studies in Interaction Design MAIND at SUPSI (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland), Lugano, 30th September.

 

"Hidden Worlds, A Myriad of Vibrant Phenomena", paper and lecture at ISEA – International’s Symposium on Electronic Art, Sabanci University Centre, Istanbul, 18th September.

 

"Hidden Worlds", Subtle Technologies Festival, Innis Town Hall, Toronto, 2nd June. Works by Hans Jenny, Semiconductor, Thorsten Fleisch, Evelina Domnitch & Dmitri Gelfand, Carsten Nicolai, John Campbell. Lecture: "A Myriad of Vibrant Phenomena."

 

2010

 

"Digital Art & New Media Theories between Critical Reflection and Education", lecture given at M-Node & NABA Media Design & New Media Art Symposium “New Media Art Education & Research”, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (New Academy of Fine Arts), Milan, 16th December.

 

"Hidden Worlds", lecture and screening, 16th International Conference of Film Studies "Cineman & Energy" curated by Prof. Marco Maria Gazzano, Department of Communication and Entertainment, University Rome 3, Palladium Theatre, 8th-11th December. – Works by Hans Jenny, Semiconductor, Thorsten Fleisch, Evelina Domnitch & Dmitri Gelfand, Carsten Nicolai, John Campbell. Lecture: "A Myriad of Vibrant Phenomena."

 

"Audiovisual Panorama: Contemporary Practices Network", conference at “Laptops'R'Us” festival, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 5th June.

 

Mediagate Exhibition organised at the NT Gallery/ Imaginarium, Lodz, 16th April–16th May. Installations and artists invited: Mylicon / En, Sašo Sedlacek, Jan Van Neuenen, Marc Lee, Les Liens Invisibles, Valentina Walentynovicz, Yorit Kluitman, Vít Klusák Filip & Remunda.

 

2009

 

"Hidden Worlds", Sincronie Festival, Teatro Arsenale, Milan, 15th  December. Screenings and performances - Works by Hans Jenny, Semiconductor, Thorsten Fleisch, Evelina Domnitch & Dmitri Gelfand, Carsten Nicolai, John Campbell shown. Performance by Evelina Domnitch & Dmitri Gelfand.

 

"+39: Call for Italy", invitation at Elektra festival, Montreal, 20th June. Live performances. Invited artists: Otolab

 

"Audio Video: Analogical dexterity and digital creativity in the relationship between sound and image", as part of the Otolab’s workshop "Audiovisual Design & Media Live" at the MUV (Music and Digital Art) Festival, Florence, 10th June.

 

"From Art to Design and back", international symposium linked to the Digital Direct exhibition - Invited participants: Golan Levin, Paolo Rigamonti, Lucrezia Cippitelli, Boris Debackere, Modena municipal library, 28th May.

 

"New Italian Audiovisual Epic", lecture given at M-Node & NABA Media Design & New Media Art Symposium “New Media Art Education & Research”, NABA Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (New Academy of Fine Arts) Milan, 5th May.

 

"Art & Science, a contemporary critical overview2, lecture, City of Science Conference Centre, Bagnoli, Naples 10th April 10.

 

2008

"Generative Nature: Aesthetics, Repetitiveness, Selection and Adaptation", closing address at Bruce Sterling’s workshop "Designing Processes Rather Than Art", Fabrica, Treviso, 28th November.

 

"+39: Call for Italy", invitation at Les Rencontres Audiovisuelles festival, Lille, 22nd November. Live performances and screenings - Invited Artists: Mylicon / En; Projections: Otolab, Mylicon / En, Echran, Zimmerfrei, Zapruder, Ogino Knauss, Blu, Kinotek, Vinz Beschi, Progetto(antenna), Fabio Franchino, 47th Floor, Elec, Niko Stumpo, Hfr-Lab.

 

Radioastronomy: Sincronie Festival, O'Artoteca Gallery and the Enel Energy House, Milan, 15th November. Screenings and live performances. Works byArts Catalysts; Performance: Tez, Radioqualia (Honor Harger) shown.

 

"Audiovideodrome", lecture at Milan Bovisa Polytechnic School of Design, 2nd November.

 

"Open Source Audiovideo", conference and international panel as part of The Arts In The City festival, Pietro Vannucci Academy of Fine Arts Foundation, Perugia, 10thOctober. Invited participants: Pier Luigi Capucci, Graffiti Research Lab, Laura Colini, Confini Digitali.

 

Thorsten Fleisch Exhibition, lecture and screening, Palazzo delle Esposizioni (Exhibtion Hall), Rome, NABA-Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (New Academy of Fine Arts), Milan, O’ Artoteca Gallery, Milan, 14th May: screenings, talk and exhibition.

"Interactive Art" exhibition for Elita Festival 2008, Milan 15-19 April. Invited artists: Limiteazero, Eva Stomper Studio, Ramon Schreuder

 

"+39: Call for Italy", invitation at festival Nemo Festival, Paris, 10th April.  Live performance.  Invited artists: Quayola, Mylicon / En, Otolab

 

"+39: Call for Italy", invitation at Sonic Acts XII festival, Amsterdam, 23rd February. Live performance.  Artists invited: Otolab. 

 

2007

 

Enzimi Festival, Pyramid of Cestius and the Colosseum, Rome, 1st December. Urban performance - Artists Invited: Graffiti Research Lab (Laser TAG performance).

 

"+39: Call for Italy", invitation at STRP Festival, Eindhoven, 25th November. Live performance - Artists Invited: Otolab, Echran

 

"+39: Call for Italy", invitation at Cimatics Festival, Brussels, 23rd November. Live performance and screenings - Performance: Otolab, Quayola; Screenings: Otolab, Mylicon / En, Echran, Zimmerfrei, Zapruder, Ogino Knauss, Blu, Kinotek, Vinz Beschi, Progettoantenna, Fabio Franchino, 47th Floor, Elec, Niko Stumpo, Hfr-Lab

 

Otolab "op7" exhibition, Traffic Gallery, Bergamo, 8th November–31st December. Print media, videos and objects.

 

Screen Music Festival - Festival of Creativity, Teatrino Lorenese Fortezza da Basso Exhibition Centre, Florence, 25th–28th October. Performance – invited artists: Pierre Bastien, Loud Objects, Mylicon /En, Mikomikona, 8bit People, Franko B, Sanch Tv.

 

"Italians Do It Better", screenings and DVD, Optronica Festival, 11th-15th June. Artist: Tibor Fabian (Elec), Kinotek, Mylicon / En, Tez, Quayola and Otolab following on the footsteps of Autobam, Emanuele Errante, Daniela Cattivelli and Minimono.

 

"The Digicult Project", presentation at International Digital Art Market, Elektra Festival, Montreal, 10th May.

 

2006

 

"Visual Music", screenings and DVD, Dissonanze Festival, Teatro del Palazzo dei Congressi (Convention Centre), Rome, 19th-20th May. Artists: Ryoichi Kurokawa, Semiconductor, Jeffers Egan, Meta.am, Tez, Reline 2, Phoenix Perry, DFuse, Scott Pagano, Dataflow, Motomichi Nakamura, Bas Van Koolwijk, Antonin De Bemels, Jan Van Neuen, Karl Kliem, Netherlands Media Arts Institute, Six Pack Film.

 

Mixed Media festival, Hangar Bicocca (Contemporary Art Museum), Milan, 25th-28th May. Exhibitions, installations, performances, talks. Invited artists: Jim Campbell, Aether Architecture, Lemur, Interaction Design Lab, dotdotdot, Osman Khan, Casey Reas, Lia, Dextro, Daniel Rothaug, qpqpqp, Meta, Alessandro Capozzo, Fabio Franchino, Suguru Goto, Eboman, Scanner, Tez, Ryoichi Kurokawa, Otolab, Echran, Ulf Langheinrich, Skoltz Kolgen, Edwin Van Der Heide, Pureform, Addictive TV, Franko B, Tina Frank, Nox, Diller and Scoffidio, Archi-Tectonics, dECOi, nArchitecture, UN Studio, Françoise Roche, Asymptote

 

2005

 

Piemonte Share Festival, Space Atrium, Turin, 22nd December. Performance – invited artists: Otolab, Pirandelo (Claudio Sinatti, Mou Lips, Marita Cosma)

 

"Digicult and the reality of the new media in Italy", seminar for the "Tomorrow Now: Contemporary Artistic Practices in Digital Culture" event, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, 11th October. Invited participants: Bertram Niessen, Domenico Quaranta and Fabio Franchino

 

"The Digicult Project", presentation at University of Ljubljana, 12th June. Invited participants: Fabio Franchino,Bertram Niessen, Massimo Schiavoni, Serpeinseno, Tetrarca, Maria Campitelli, Matteo Traversari, Silvia Toffolon, Lara Berto and Stefano Coletto.

 

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