Main areas of research

1) Aesthetics, continental philosophy, phenomenology, culture theory
2) Media theory, communication, digital media, philosophy of technology, and media ecology
3) Cultural heritage management, museum communicaton, urban studies, and memory studies
4) Contemporary arts, history and theory of the avant-garde, visual culture, and video art


Digitelling - A renewed approach to storytelling interdisciplinary research program Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of Bologna.


ArtShape – Forms of Museum Communication at the M.A. post-graduate School for Artistic and Historic Heritage, Department of Arts, University of Bologna.

MobileMuseum – Interdisciplinary research project promoted by the School for Artistic and Historic Heritage, University of Bologna. It aims to design and develop new forms of storytelling for the historical, artistic and cultural heritage through mobile technologies.


Marshall McLuhan Centenary Fellow at the McLuhan Program for Culture and Technology, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.


ArtTube, interdisciplinary research program on video art and visual communication at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Padua.


Technologies of Memory in Art, interdisciplinary research program on Media and Cultural Memory at the Radboud University of Nijmegen (NL).


Marconi Galaxy: Culture, Technology, Myth-making, interdisciplinary research program promoted by The Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council Canada. Università di Bologna and Fondazione Guglielmo Marconi, Italia.


Videomorphosis, research project on expressive forms of contemporary art at the Department of Visual Arts, University of Bologna.


MultiLab, research project on Digital Humanities and Media Aesthetics at the Department of Visual Arts, University of Bologna.

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Man plays only when he is in the full sense of the word a man and he is only wholly Man when he is playing. — Friedrich Schiller