Salvatore Iaconesi

Reff/rewf. Short Chronicle Of A Contagion

For loyal readers of this magazine, REFF is not new: this symbol perhaps resonates in their ears like an echo family and it is plausible that they may know some or all the story behind it. Me ripercorriamola together in his milestones (1). REFF going to RomaeuropaFakeFactory. REFF is the fake version of (almost) namesake Romaeuropa Web Factory, a competition launched in January 2009 by Telecom Romaeuropa Foundation to support digital creativity.... READ MORE...

Fakepress. Ubiquitous Publishing And Distributed Storytelling

The scenario described by a timless flaneur as Baudelaire has been significantly modified during the last one hundred and fifty years, but the image of those mysteries that flow like saps in the mighty giant belongs to us. An information layer in multiple levels and distributed over the space, as well as objects, people and architecture, determines the possibility to change the world into a hybrid reality generated by a great variety of viewpoints, voices, shapes, gestures and sounds.... READ MORE...

We Are Not Alone – Part 2

Having achieved presence, the research systematically proceeded through the study of identity, following two directions: on one side the inversion of the strategy designed for 'Talker' and 'Talker Performance' and, on the other side, the creation of a totally virtual identity. Ex-novo. 'Dead on SecondLife' inverts the process created for 'Talker Performance'. The direction changes: body shifts towards virtual.... READ MORE...

Degradarte @ Lpm 2008

28th May 2008. On the eve of the fifth edition of LPM (Live Performers Meeting) , the beautiful pavilion of the former Mattatoio (Slaughterhouse) in the district Testaccio in Rome, is invaded by trolleys, cables, equipment, people quickly moving from side to side with tools and things to do, people that, arrived one day in advance, chat and laugh, meeting or meeting again, looking forward to the days of the meeting.... READ MORE...

We Are Not Alone – Part 1

We are not alone. The philosophical observation of the technological contemporary era (and, also, of our everyday lives) allows us to describe the emergence of new forms of life. A technological mutation took place in the human being.... READ MORE...