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Chierico, Alessio, (ed.) Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art. Milan: Digicult Edition, 2017. ISBN 978-1-291-38203-7


Academic publications

Chierico, Alessio. Keeping an Eye Open. An Introduction to the Cultural Economy of Media Art. In Investigations on the Cultural Economy of Media Art, Chierico, Alessio (ed.), 11–20. Milan: Digicult Edition, 2017. ISBN 978-1-291-38203-7

Chierico, Alessio. Die Repräsentation des Selbst im digitalen Leben: Eine digitale Ontologie für eine digitale Identität. In Friesinger, Günther (eds.). Paraflows XI. Vienna: Edition Mono, 2017.

Chierico, Alessio, and Christa Sommerer. Media Art and the Art Market. In Ars Electronica 2017. AI Artificial Intelligence. Das Andere Ich, edited by Gerfried Stocker, Christine Schöpf, and Hannes Leopoldseder, 134–35. Ostfildern: Hatje/Cantz, 2017 – ISBN 978-3-7757-4335-8.

Chierico, Alessio. The Representation of Self in Digital Life: Digital Ontology for Digital Identity. Digimag Journal 75 (June 2017): 6–13. – ISSN 2037-2256.

Chierico, Alessio. Art and Materiality in Post-Media Practice: Toward an Ontology of Digital and its Devices. In proceedings of Computer Art Congress 5, Europia, Paris, 2016. pp. 15-33. ISBN 979-10-90094-23-9

Chierico, Alessio. Medium Specificity in Post-Media Practice. V!RUS, [E-Journal], no. 12 (July 2016). http://www.nomads.usp.br/virus/_virus12/?sec=4&item=6&lang=en. – ISSN 2175-974x

Chierico, Alessio. Trāṭaka: a case of study on seamless interaction with BCI. In Acott, Roy (eds.). Technoetic Arts: A Journal of Speculative Research, Volume 13 Number 3, 2015. pp. 253-259. – ISSN 1477-965X

Chierico, Alessio. Trāṭaka. In proceedings of INTER-FACE: International Conference on Live Interfaces (ICLI 2014). Sa, Adriana; Carvalhais, Miguel;McLean, Alex (Eds.). Porto University, CECL & CESEM (NOVA University), MITPL (University of Sussex), 2015. ISBN 978-989-746-060-9

Chierico, Alessio. Interpretation, representation, material properties: three arguments about aesthetic qualities of computational media. In Clifford, Alison; Carvalhais, Miguel; Verdicchio, Mario (Eds.). xCoAx 2015: Proceedings of the Third Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics and X. Universidade do Porto, 2015. ISBN: 978-989-746-066-1

Chierico, Alessio. Unpainted Undrawn. Journal of Comparative Media Art. Issue 1, July 2015. Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, 2015 – http://cmajournal.ca/alessio-chierico/

Chierico, Alessio. Trāṭaka. In Wakkary, Ron; Stolterman, Erik. Demo Hour. Interactions, Volume 22 Issue 3, May – June 2015, pag. 8-11, ACM, New York, 2015. – ISSN: 1072-5520

Chierico, Alessio. The iconoclasm of technological realism: the research behind “Unpainted Undrawn” and “Arnulf Rainer for digital performers”. In Estremo, Vincenzo; Bevilacqua, Davide; Bunn, Sam. Unmade Displays. Kunstuniversität Linz, 2015. ISBN: 978-3-901112-73-7

Chierico, Alessio. Techno indeterminism, the common line  between structural film and new media art. Digimag journal. Issue 74 / Winter 2013. ISBN: 978-1-291-38203-7 – more


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Lecturer of the course “Post-Media Practice” (2 ECTS, 22 hours frontal lessons) at Interface Culture master program of the University of Art and Design of Linz. Winter semester 2017/2018.

Conferences and talks

Invited speech for Digitale & Arte talks. Digital Meet festival at IED (Instituto Europeo di Design) Venezia (IT), 19/10/2017.

Moderation of the Media Art and the Art Market IIsymposium. Ars Electronica festival at Lecture Stage, Post City, Linz, Austria. September 2017.

Computer Art Congress 5. Full paper presentation (Art and materiality in post-media practice: toward an ontology of digital and its devices). Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, France, October 2016.

Invited speech about creative use of Brain-Computer Interfaces. Sciences of communications faculty. University of Teramo, Italy, 29/09/2016.

“The Representation of Self in Digital Life: Digital ontology for digital identity”. Paraflows .XI symposium – Identity at Altes Rathaus, Vienna, Austria, 18/09/2016.

Have one’s head in the clouds: the elusive theocracy of distributed data. AMRO – Art Meet Radical Openness festival at AFO Architekturforum Oberösterreich, Linz, Austria, 27/06/2016.

First Date. Artist talk presso Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria, February 2016.
BNL Wave at Maker Faire Rome 2015. BNL Media Art festival presentation. La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy, October 2015

The Undivided Mind conference. Presentation. Jill Cragie Cinema, Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK, July 2015

Planetary Collegium Research update. Plymouth University, Plymouth, UK, July 2015

xCoAx 2015 – conference in Computation, Communication, Aesthetics & X. Full paper presentation. Centre of Contemporary Art, Glasgow, UK, June 2015

May Day, video contribution. Sala Rappresentanza Comune Di Carrara (Italy). June 2015

Projects presentation in RCIC (Research Center for Industrial Culture) at IAMAS (Institute of Advanced Media Arts and Sciences), Softopia, Ogaki, Japan, May 2015.

Projects presentation,in AHHAA Science Centre, Tartu, Estonia. December 2014.

INTER-FACE – International Conference on Live Interfaces 2014, project presentation. Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea do Chiado, and FBA-UL – University of Lisbon. Portugal, November 2014

Planetary Collegium T-Node – What has changed: a candid investigation, assumptions and social framework conditions for cultural impact. H-Studios. Weistrach, Austria. 04/09/2014



2012 – ITA – La distanza della mediazione – la trasparenza dei media e l’opacità degli oggetti

2012 – ITA – Tracce in un percorso, la maturazione dell’ambizione modernista d’oltreoceano

2011 – ITA – La ricerca dello structural film

2011 – ITA – L’etica nel dominio della tecnica strutturale

2010 – ITA – Divagazioni narcisiste l’autocritica del pensiero e dell’arte

2009 – ITA – Il futurismo e l’io dell’orizzonte tecno culturale

2007 – ITA – Nuove estetiche

2007 – ITA –  La chiave per la conoscenza



2015 – ENG/ITARyota Kuwakubo: the reality of shadows

2008-2010 – ITA – Interviewing new media art didactics

2007 – ITA/ENGIsabella Bordoni, Lo Stare Sensibile Del Mondo Al Mondo



2012 – ITA – The big picture – Ars Electronica Festival 2012

2008 – ITA – Eternita’ Presente: Il Sogno Di Comandare Aion

2007 – ITA – Stockhausen: L’inafferabilita’ Dell’attimo