programs and productions presented in collaboration with festivals and events
Part of the team of the curatorial space Adiacenze in Bologna
Part of the consulting team (media culture contents) of IF! Italians Festival, the main italian event on digital creativity and culture. The fourth edition of the festival hosts international speakers, lecturers from the creative and communication world, new tendencies, within a "system" which considers technology as the key element for innovation and progress in Italy.
"Hyper Reality", carte blanche and TV program commissioned by Ikono Tv, presented at Galleria Adiacenze on 6 July 2016, Bologna, curated by Marco Mancuso. Artists invited: Thorsten Fleisch, Quayola, Syntfarm, Boris Labbè, Thomas Koener, Evelina Domnitch & Dmitri Gelfand. Other Invitations: Creative Tech Week, New York
Part of the development team of SWARM Hybrid Design Lab. SWARM is an open lab and a trans disciplinary space in which people can meet, based upon hybrid languages and hacking culture. This approach is intended as a force to overturn, dismantle and assemble tools and processes in an unexpected way. SWARM was born to offer workshops and meetings with international professionals, artists, designer, theorists and gurus, kicking off new creative processes in exploring design and media art environments.
"Fracty. Web platform for Media Art and Cultural Innovation", Project submitted by Digicult at “Che Fare” Italian fund of 100.000 Euro, end of 2012 - beginning of 2013. A project curated by Marco Mancuso: an on-line platform, a meeting point between supply and demand of cultural and artistic production in the context of digital technologies applied to contemporary creativity. The project is inspired by the structure of fractals, to give life to a complex economic - cultural system which arise from the modularity of the individual systems that compose it, and that it is by its very nature, scalable and replicable.
"Hidden Worlds", DVD and Conference produced for Conference of film studies at Teatro Palladium, “Roma Tre” University, 8th-11th of December 2010, Rome. Lecture “A myriad of vibrant phenomena” and screening curated by Marco Mancuso. Artists invited: Semiconductor, Evelina Domnitch & Dmitri Gelfand, Thorsten Fleisch, John N. Campbell, Evelina Domnitch & Dmitry Gelfand, Alva Noto, Thorsten Fleisch
"Exploding Cave. A 2-days event around cinema, sound and video", Performances, Workshops and Screenings produced for C.S.O.A. Cox 18, Milan, 17th – 18th of April 2009. Curated by: Marco Mancuso and Claudia D’Alonzo. Performances: Otto Von Schirach, Otolab, Echran, Stu, In Zaire, Virgilio Villoresi, Dj Pier + ilcanediPavlov!, Paolo Bigazzi / Mariano Equizzi. Workshop: Laboratorio Elettrico Popolare. Screenings: Alberto Grifi, Stan Vanderbeek, Dara Birnaum, Jonah Soderberg, Gorilla Tapes, Addictive Tv, Eclectic Method
"+39: Call for Italy", Performances and Screening produced for Cimatics Festival, Brussels, 14th-16th of November 2008. Curated by by: Marco Mancuso and Claudia D’Alonzo. Performances: Otolab, Quayola, Mylicon/En, Echran, Zimmerfrei. Videoscreening: Otolab, Mylicon/En, Echran, Zimmerfrei, Zapruder, Ogino Knauss, Blu, Kinotek, Vinz Beschi, Progettoantenna, Fabio Franchino, 47th Floor, Elec, Niko Stumpo, Hfr-Lab. Other Invitations: Strp Festival (Eindhoven) 2007, Sonic Acts (Amsterdam) 2008, Nemo Festival (Paris) 2008, Elektra Festival (Montreal) 2009, Rencontres Audiovisuelles (Lille) 2009
"Italians do it Better", DVD produced for Optronica Festival, Southbank, Optronica Lounge Room, London, 14th-18th of March 2007. Video Installation and Screening curated by: Marco Mancuso and Silvia Bianchi (Vjcentral.it). Artists invited: Elec, Kinotek, Mylicon/En, Tez, Quayola and Otolab
"Visual Music", DVD produced for Dissonanze Festival, Palazzo dei Congressi, Rome, 17th-20th of May 2006. Screening curated by Marco Mancuso. Artists Invited: 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. Other Invitations: Res Festival Turin, Plateaux Festival, Live!Ixem