Alessio Chierico is an artist and researcher with theoretical background in contemporary art, design theory and media studies.
He is currently PhD candidate at Interface Culture department of Kunstuniversität Linz (AT), and graduated in the same university. Chierico has been visiting student at IAMAS Institute of Advanced Media Art and Sciences in Ogaki (JP), and former student at NABA in Milan (IT), and in the art academies of Carrara and Urbino (IT).
In the last ten years of activity he had more than sixty exhibitions, including: NTAA/Update (Ghent, BE) Flux Factory (New York, US), MAXXI (Rome, IT), Darbast Platform (Tehran, IR), Centro Luigi Pecci (Prato, IT), Roma Media Art Festival, Villa Manin (Udine, IT), ArteLaguna prize (Venice, IT), Ars Electronica festival (Linz, AT), Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea (Lisbon, PT), Victoria Art gallery (Bucharest, RO), MAMbo (Bologna, IT), Speculum Artium (Trbovlje, SI).
Chierico regularly contributes with conferences talks and academic publications. In 2014 Chierico won the Lab Award (Augsburg, GER) and in 2008 Milano in Digitale (Milan, IT).