Marco Mancuso

Sara Tirelli and the VR Pavilion at 2020 Resilienze festival

Hera Immersive Area is a space within Resilienze 2020 festival dedicated to new technologies in relation to art and scientific research and aimed at exploring environmental issues through innovation. This interview focuses on the VR Pavilion, both because of the long-lasting acquaintance and the deep esteem towards Sara Tirelli and her artistic and research path that has been going on for a very long time in Italy and internationally.... READ MORE...

“J3RR1”: empathy with the machine. Interview with NONE collective

NONE collective – the Rome-based artistic group that moves on the border between art, design and technological research – in conversation with Marco Mancuso tell us about their new work J3RR1. Programmed Torture: a computer programmed to carry out a constant stress test using technology to reflect on the daily condition of human beings in a non-anthropocentric vision.... READ MORE...

Jeroen Van Loon: the future is almost all temporary

With a degree in digital media design and a relatively short career which began no later than 2010, Jeroen Van Loon has shortly become one of the most interesting media artist internationally. His research is able to surprisingly and ironically integrate a critical approach to the use of technological tools - in particular the Internet, with a solid theoretical and conceptual framework. Such an approach results in the production of objects and installations that enter the exhibition space with disarming immediacy.

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Claudio Sinatti. In ricordo di un artista gentile…

E alla fine è successo quello che non doveva succedere. E’ arrivata quella notizia che non doveva arrivare, che non ha mai un modo gentile per arrivare. Claudio Sinatti, artista, docente, attivo sulla scena undeground milanese e italiana fin dagli anni Novanta, ci ha lasciato al termine di una battaglia che sembrava aver vinto contro la leucemia... READ MORE...

ST InnovationCUP: experimenting new artistic and cultural productive processes

ST InnovationCUP è uno dei processi di incubazione e ricerca nel rapporto arte, cultura e innovazione più interessanti presenti oggi sul territorio nazionale. Anche se forse, sarebbe più corretto dire che ciò che ha intercettato il mio interesse è che si tratti di uno dei pochissimi progetti (non si offenda nessuno) che lavorano in modo efficace e fattivo sul concetto di Open Research e su dinamiche di produzione culturale moderne e competenti.... READ MORE...

“My open source cure”. Salvatore Iaconesi hits the Net at the heart

At this point, Salvatore Iaconesi does not need any introduction. With the launch of its latest web project My open source cure, he broke any balance in the relationship between net culture and mainstream media. Of course, talking about "project" leaves a bit confused, mostly because the causes and motivations are among the most tragic: the story is familiar to many, Salvatore Iaconesi has recently discovered to have a brain cancer.... READ MORE...