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MEDIA ART CRITIC | CURATOR | LECTURER

a selection of exhibitions and events that I curated

2020

“Futuro Anteriore”, workshop of critical thinking and storytelling in collaboration with Adiacenze, online, 14-17 December 2020

Third meeting of the "Digitalks" cycle, in collaboration with ART-ER and Adiacenze: a lecture with Emilio Vavarella e Luca Baraldi (director at Ammagamma), in partnership with RomagnaTech, online, 10-11 December 2020

Presentation of the book "Intervista con la New Media Art. L'osservatorio Digicult tra arte, design e cultura digitale", with Lorenzo Balbi, Claudio Musso, Daniela Tozzi, Mambo Bologna, online, 3 December 2020

Second meeting of the "Digitalks" cycle, in collaboration with ART-ER and Adiacenze: a lecture with studio CamerAnebbia and Antonella Guidazzoli (director at CINECALab), in partnership with REI-Reggio Emilia Innovazione, online, 19-20 November 2020

Presentation of the book "Intervista con la New Media Art. L'osservatorio Digicult tra arte, design e cultura digitale", with Matteo Milaneschi, Combo, 21 October 2020, Turin

First meeting of the "Digitalks" cycle, in collaboration with ART-ER and Adiacenze: a lecture with Simone Bertuzzi / Palm Wine / Invernomuto and Giacomo Albert, partnership with the department CRICC - Centro di Ricerca per l'interazione con le Industrie Culturali e Creative of Bologna University, online, 16-17 October 2020

Curating and organization of the whole education program of Bauer school within the European Community funding E=mc2  (Enterprise=Moving Creative Culture), within FSE – Regione Lombardia – for Cultural and Creative Industries. With teaching modules on art, new technologies, markets and communication held by: Marco Mancuso (Digicult), Daniela Tozzi (Adiacenze), Emanuele Bonetti (Parco Studio) and Claudia D'Alonzo.

Series of laboratories with the title "I nuovi corpi. Tre workshop di Arte, AI e Biotecnologie": first workshop held by Marco Mancuso and Daniela Tozzi with the title “ARTE E FUTURO. Dalla teoria al progetto artistico tra tecnologia e scienza", second workshop held by Marco Donnarumma with the title "“AI ETHICS & PROSTHETICS”, third workshop held by Giulia Tomasello with the title "CODED BODIES", Adiacenze, 8-23 February 2020, Bologna

2019

Opening Panel of the international conference SHOT - Society for the History of Technology with guests Joachim Sauter (ART+COM), Franziska Nori (Frankfurter Kunstverein), Simona Maschi (CIID-Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design), Museo Nazionale della Scienze e della Tecnologia, 24 October 2019, Milan

"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

 

2013

 

"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.

 

2012

 

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.

 

2010

 

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

 

2008

 

"+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.

 

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.

 

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)