Aarhus University / Transmediale Festival
Tatiana Bazzichelli is a researcher, networker and curator, working in the field of hacktivism and net culture. She is PhD researcher at Aarhus University in Denmark and a board member of the Digital Aesthetics Research Center of Aarhus. She is part of the team of Transmediale, the Festival for Art and Digital Culture of Berlin, where she develops the "Resource for Transmedial Culture", an ongoing distributed project of networking and research within the Transmediale festival.
At Aarhus University she has been doing research on the intersections between art, hacker culture and network economy, focusing on disruptive art practices as tools to generate aesthetic, technological and socio-political criticism.
In 2009 she was a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University, researching hacker culture and disruptive business in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. She has been active in the Italian hacker community since the end of the ’90s and is the founder of the AHA: Activism-Hacking-Artivism project, which won the honorary mention for digital communities at Ars Electronica (2007). She wrote the book Networking. The Net as Artwork (Costa & Nolan, 2006/DARC, 2008), about the evolution of the Italian hacktivism and net culture from the 1980s until today.
She grew up in Rome and moved to Berlin in 2003. After three years in Denmark, she will be back in Berlin from September 2011.