Dr Leandro Pisano
Interferenze new arts festival director - independent curator and researcher
Leandro Pisano (b. 1973) is a curator, writer and new media producer who is involved in many projects and events regarding aesthetic side of new media and technologies, also spending most of his energy working on ICT development strategies for rural areas.
He is the initiator and director of Interferenze new arts festival, an event taking place in South of Italy since 2003 and frequently he is involved in projects and events regarding electronic art, like Mediaterrae Vol.1 (2007), Province Digitali (2005/2007), Sentieri Barocchi (2010) and E-Artquake (2010). He had lectures and presentations during new media art and interaction design events worldwide (IST 2010, Tokyo; Doors of Perception 9, New Delhi; ISEA2010 Ruhr, Dortmund; Dott07, Newcastle; Offload festival, Bristol). He is also columnist on Blow-Up magazine, also having collaborated in the past years with Neural, Textura.org, Exibart and Nero magazine.
Leandro Pisano received his MSc degree with honors in Ancient Greek, Latin and Italian Literature from University of Naples, focusing studies on digital philology, electronic teaching methodology and relationship between new media and classic disciplines.
Presently, he is also a teacher of Ancient Greek, Latin and Italian Literature in the Italian secondary schools.