Prof. Pier Luigi Capucci
NABA, Milan; University of Urbino
Since the early ‘80 Pier Luigi Capucci has been concerned with the communication’s studies, the new media and the new art forms, and with the relations among arts, sciences and technologies. Currently he is professor at the NABA – Milan, and in other institutions. He is a supervisor of the M-Node PhD Program of the Planetary Collegium (University of Plymouth).
He published the books Realtà del virtuale (Reality of the virtual), on virtual technologies and the relations between culture and representation; Il corpo tecnologico (The technological body), about technologies and the human body; and Arte e tecnologie (Art and technologies), about art, sciences and technologies.
He is the founder and director of Noema (www.noemalab.org), a website devoted to culture-new technologies interrelations and influences. On these topics he is also the founder and director of the book series <mediaversi> (www.mediaversi.it), which has an international Scientific Committee, and of “Nuovi Orizzonti” (New Horizons), a section inside D’Ars, the oldest italian magazine on art and culture.
He extensively published in books and magazines, organized exhibitions, managed projects and participated to conferences. He has been working in european projects on technological communications.