a selection of seminars, round tables and conferences I joined
Presentation of the book "Intervista con la New Media Art. L'osservatorio Digicult tra arte, design e cultura digitale", with Cecilia Guida, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera Milano, online, 03 February 2021
Presentation of the book "Intervista con la New Media Art. L'osservatorio Digicult tra arte, design e cultura digitale", with Lorenza Baroncelli, Pier Luigi Sacco, Bertram Niessen, Triennale Milano, online, 20 January 2021
Presentation of the book "Intervista con la New Media Art. L'osservatorio Digicult tra arte, design e cultura digitale", with Vera Agosti, Libreria Bocca Milano, online, 18 January 2021
"Del contemporaneo", series of conference curated by MudeC - Museo di Arte Contemporanea Carrara - with Laura Barreca, Emilio Vavarella, online, 15 January 2021
"Il corpo tra arte, design speculativo e visioni del futuro", class of "Tecnologie e culture del corpo" invited by professor Raimonda Riccini, Università Iuav di Venezia, online, 13 January 2021
"Le arti tra forme e processi | New Media Art", meeting curated by Viafarini, with Davide Dal Sasso, Guildor, online, 21 December 2020
"Poetics and politics of artificial intelligence", meeting at Maker Fair 2020 curated by Re:Humanism, with Daniela Cotimbo, Domenico Quaranta, Valentina Tanni, Elena Giulia Rossi, online, 12 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
"Arte, Tecnologia e Scienza", lecture within the program of lectures and meetings of the FaseX project, organized by C.U.R.A. – Centro Umbro Residenze Artistiche, online, 23 September 2020
"Vedere e immaginare: ambiente e cambiamento nello sguardo dell'arte", round table at Resilienze Festival, with Valentina Tanni and Sara Tirelli, Kilowatt / Le Serre dei Giardini Margherita, 11 September 2020, Bologna
"Art, Design e Science in moving", lecture organized by Politecnico di Milanoande Milano Design Film Festival side at the projection of the documentary "Almost Nothing CERN: la scoperta del futuro" by ZimmerFrei, , online, 17 July 2020
"Arte, tecnologia e scienza. Le Art Industries per l'innovazione, la competitività e lo sviluppo economico", conference at Art-Er - Attrattività, Ricerca e Territorio, CNR Area della Ricerca di Bologna, 12 December 2019, Bologna
"L'arte contemporanea nel rapporto tra reti, tecnologie e ricerca scientifica", conference at the panel The Internet Yami-Ichi with Valentina Tanni, Matteo Cremonesi, Mara Oscar Cassiani, Clusterduck, moderated by Claudio Musso, DAS Dispositivo Arti Sperimentali, 9 November 2019, Bologna
"Artful technologies and technological art in the 20th Century", participation at the international conference SHOT - Society for the History of Technology , Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo di Vinci, 25 October 2019, Milan
Conference “Arte, tecnologia e scienza. Le Art Industries e i nuovi paradigmi di produzione nella New Media Art contemporanea” at EIA – Exploring Atificial Intelligence in Art school, Parco Tecnologico della Sardegna, 15-19 July 2019, Pula (Cagliari)
"Arte contemporanea e social network", participation at the round table with Domenico Quaranta, Giulio Alvigini, Silviao Salvo, Università Ca' Foscari, 10 June 2019, Venice
"Arte, tecnologia e scienza. Le Art Industries e i nuovi paradigmi di produzione nella New Media Art contemporanea", Scuola di Nuove Tecnologie dell’Arte, with Cecilia Guida, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, 5 June 2019, Milan
"Voices of Sonar+D", with Josè Luis de Vicencente (Director at Sonar+D, Barcelona) and Marco Ferrari (Studio Folder, Milan), Hotel Melià, 16 May 2019, Milan
"Arte, tecnologia e scienza. Le Art Industries e i nuovi paradigmi di produzione nella New Media Art contemporanea", Scuola di Arti Visive e Comunicazione e Didattica dell’Arte, with Lucrezia Cippitelli, Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, 15 May 2019, Milano
"Arte, tecnologia e scienza. Le Art Industries e i nuovi paradigmi di produzione nella New Media Art contemporanea", within the series of art meetings "I mercoledì dell'Arte" curated by Silvia Grandi and Roberto Pinto, Università Alma Mater, 17 April 2019, Bologna
"Evelina Domnitch & Dmitry Gelfand", "Fantomologia" project, artist talk moderated by Marco Mancuso, CUBO Unipol, 3 February 2019, Bologna
"An invisible energy. Immersions and phenomena of contemporary arts", "Fantomologia" project, round table moderated by Marco Mancuso and Ilaria Bignotti with Ugo La Pietra, Alfredo Cramerotti and Ariane Koek, CUBO Unipol, 1 February 2019, Bologna
"Dall'infinitamente grande all'infinitamente piccolo", meeting and interview with the artist Ryoichi Kurokawa, BITS & BYTES #3, Fondazione Fotografia, 15 January 2019, Modena
"Technology, art and contemporary culture. The Digicult experience", lecture at Digital Arts and Culture Biennial, Aix-en-Provence, 7 November 2018
"Art Industries: a new paradigma. The relationship between art and enterprise in the technological and scientific era", lecture at Bologna Business School, Villa Guastavillani, 22 June 2018, Bologna
"Io sono il mio unico Dio", lecture at Saperi Proibiti, Technè e Stati Modificati di Coscienza, Cascina Tochiera, 15 June 2018, Milan
Presentation of the book "Nuove geografie del suono. Spazi e territori nell'epoca post-digitale" by Leandro Pisano, Malthemi, moderated and presented by Marco Mancuso (Digicult) with Leandro Pisano and Massimo Carozzi (Zimmerfrei), 8 June 2018, Adiacenze, Bologna
"Technology, art and contemporary culture. The Digicult experience", lecture at Alma Mater University within the "Art Talks" series by professor Silvia Grandi, 27 March 2018, Bologna
Presentation of the book "Art in the Age of the Cloud" by Carlo Zanni published by Diorama Editions. Moderated and presented by Marco Mancuso (Digicult) with Carlo Zanni, Zoe De Luca (Diorama) and Fabiola Naldi, 10 March 2018 at Adiacenze, Bologna
"Art and Future. The technological cosmology of contemporary art and design", seminar at RUFA Roman University of Fine Arts, 05-08 March 2018, Rome
Presentation of the Digicult project, its research and its development, within the "Critical Writing online, new methodologies for research and digital publishing" Seminar at the Scuola di dottorato Iuav: Architettura Città Design, together with Maddalena Maddalenadesign Mometti and Mario Ciaramitaro. Thanks to the invitation by professor Raimonda Riccini, Iuav University, 28 February 2018, Venice
Symposium #2: a meeting around art, technology and society, curated by NONE Collective, with Marco Mancuso (Digicult), Quayola, Emanuele Braga (Macao), Matteo Cremonesi (Iocose), 14 February 2018 at NONE studio, Rome
Round table "Art, Science and Ecology in the Era of Anthropocene", with Andreco, Marco Mancuso (Digicult), Andrea Lerda (Platform Green), Fabiola Naldi and Claudio Musso, produced by Adiacenze and Traffic Gallery within the program of Arte Fiera 2018, 4 February 2018, Bologna
Presentation of the book "Who Needs Eyes When You Have Sapphire Crystal Lenses?" by Irene Fenara from the residency period at The Blank Project Proposal. Moderated and presented by Marco Mancuso (Digicult), with Luca Panaro, Irene Fenara and Cristina Rota (The Blank), 27 January 2018 at Adiacenze, Bologna
Workshop on "Art Industries", Seminars Week, Naba - New Academy of Fine Arts, 11-12 November, Milan
“The technologic future among art, design, fashion and contemporary culture”, lecture at Video Sound Art Festival/La Grande Occasione, lnstitut Français Milano, 7 October, Milan
"Art Industires. A change of paradigma", lecture at Pecha Kucha Night, Milan, 25th May
"Which Identities. The algorithmic society", lecture/panel at "Dark Body, Dark Identities" exhibition. Invited Guests: Marco Donnarumma (artist), Luce deLire (philosopher), Marco Mancuso (Digicult). Moderated by Marcello Lussana, Spektrum, Berlin, 19th March
"New Media Art: the Digicult experience and the new Art Industries", lecture at Bachelor Degree / Gestione ed Innovazione delle Organizzazioni Culturali ed Artistiche (GIOCA) at School of Economy, Management and Statistics of Bologna University. Invited by Fabiola Naldi, Bologna, 20 February 2017
"Impact of technologies on contemporary art, design and culture", lecture at Video Sound Art Festival, Museo del Design 1880-1980, Milan, 4th November
"Art Industries. New technologies in contemporary art and culture", seminar at RUFA Roman University of Fine Arts, Rome, 24-27th October
Meeting "Il collezionismo nel tempo. Dal mecenatismo al crowdfunding", curated by AGI Verona. Moderated by: Adelaide Marchesoni (ArtEconomy24). Invited guests: Giorgio Fasol (AGI Verona), Marco Trevisan (Christie's), Daniele Pitteri (Santa Maria della scala), Marco Mancuso (Digicult), Jacopo Figura, Antonella Crippa (Open CareArt Tribune), Santa Maria della Scala, Siena, 22nd October
Presentation of the "Hyper Reality" Carte Blanche commissioned by Ikono Tv, togheter with Claudio Musso, Vanina Saracino (Ikono Tv), Federica Patti (Robot Festival). Adiacenze art space, Bologna, 6th July
Meeting "Artistic production in the Age of Digital Economy", with: Marco Mancuso (Digicult), Zoe Romano (WeMake), Emanuele Braga (Macao), Leigh Claire La Berge, Barbara Cammarata (Polline Art), Alberto Cossu, Corrado Gemini (CTRL), Macao, Milan, 3rd July
"Which identity", lecture at "Soggettivazione e assoggettamento nel cyberspazio" seminar, Università degli Studi Milano Bicocca. Invited partecipants: Marco Mancuso, Tiziana Terranova, Ippolita.net. Villa di Breme Forno, Cinisello Balsamo, 16th June
Chairman of the meeting "Art, technology and creativity", Stati Generali della Scuola Digitale, Fiera di Bergamo, Bergamo, 26th May
Round table "Contemporary Arts in the digital age", Artlab Milano - Territori, Cultura, Innovazione by Fondazione Fitzcarraldo. Moderated by: Marco Mancuso. Invited guests: Bart Tunnissen (Waag Society, Amsterdam), Paolo Rigamonti (Limiteazero, Milan). Base Milano, Milan 19-20th May
Round table at "Effimera" exhibition, curated by Luca Panaro and Fulvio Chimento. Invited guests: Carlo Zanni (artist), Marco Mancuso (Digicult). MATA, Modena, 30th April
Presentation of the Italian Pavillon / Streaming Egos project for Goethe Institut, togheter with co-curator Filippo Lorenzin, NKW Forum, Dusseldrf, 16th January
"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 projects", 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
"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
"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
"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.
"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
"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."
"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 at 16th International Conference of Film Studies "Cinema & 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.
"Audio Video: Analogical dexterity and digital creativity in the relationship between sound and image", 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
"What a thrill", lecture at worksop "Art And Science" promoted by Fondazione IDIS-Città della Scienza and Le Nuvole-Teatro Stabile di Innovazione. Invited partecipants: Michael J.Gorman (Science Gallery), Marco Mancuso (Digicult), Agostino Di Scipio, Stefano Raimondi, Città della Scienza / The Congress Center, Bagnoli (Naples), 20-21 March
"Generative Nature: Aesthetics, Repetitiveness, Selection and Adaptation", closing address at Bruce Sterling’s workshop "Designing Processes Rather Than Art", Fabrica, Treviso, 28th November
"Audiovideodrome", lecture, Politecnico Milano Bovisa–Scuola di Design, 02 November 2008
"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
"The Digicult Project", presentation at International Digital Art Market, Elektra Festival, Montreal, 10th May.
"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