Leandro Pisano

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November
2014

Tra antico, (post)moderno e contemporaneo: spazi, modelli e linguaggi per il "classico" futuro

Tra antico, (post)moderno e contemporaneo: spazi, modelli e linguaggi per il "classico" futuro
What is the position of the classicist in the post-digital era? What is the role of the researcher in Greek/Latin literature and language in our epoch? What kind of perspective the classicist can have both in the extradisciplinary training and in the occupational position? This article delves into a discussion on these themes, introducing some elements focused on a possible meeting point between the professional profile of classicists and the query of vertical experts whose expertise can be spent in projecting and producing cultural artifacts in the “infosphere” of web 2.0. In particular,(...)+
June
2008

Mediaterrae Vol.1: il territorio rurale come (nuovo) medium

Mediaterrae Vol.1: il territorio rurale come (nuovo) medium
This brief essay is concerned with important themes, such as the ‘glocal’ approach for strengthening and making more competitive rural territories; the methods and strategies for enabling correct revaluation of strongly connotative features as cultural identity, life quality, ‘live’ relationship with past heritage which need new languages and tools to be fully expressed; the territorial ‘mark’ which places producer and consumer on the same values level. It is the kind of philoso­phy orienting AGIRe Network and which gen­erated the project Mediaterrae Vol.1, in which 18 musicians and visual(...)+
April
2012

The food side of sound aesthetics

The food side of sound aesthetics
“This paper aims at describing some concrete art examples related to sound/food topic starting from a scientific perspective and investigating the field bounded by performance art, sound art and research. Through comparing molecular gastronomy to experimental digital music and analyzing the connection among sound, food and new media as a way to re-design (and re-mediate) the identity of a rural territory (Click’n’Food - Interferenze new arts festival), this paper outlines how the knowledge of food and sound can add important information in the ’tasting’ process, providing a deeper level of(...)+
June
2008

ICT perspective for post-modernist nature

ICT perspective for post-modernist nature
"Since in the course of history the perception of nature has been deeply influenced by the evolution of production and communication technologies is it fair to state that nowadays a new idea of nature is emerging?" (Leandro Pisano) Contemporary art is expressing social, cultural and anthropologic changes determined by new technologies and scientific experimentation in relation with men and nature. Such investigation suggests feebler bounds between organic and inorganic and re vi ves the scope of expressive synergies. The book brings together contributions by experts that intervened on(...)+
October
2010

Exploring rural territory as a new medium

Exploring rural territory as a new medium
“The territory, not anymore as a geographic place or a branding system, becomes an inland space into the media system, transforming itself in a medium: through the event, or its media representation, the space that separates transmitter and recipient is filled and a “distraction” of communication surface happens: a relation is realized, communication is activated.“ (Leandro Pisano) This volume provides a documentation of the ISEA2010 RUHR Conference Programme, organised within the 16th International Symposium on Electronic Art in the German Ruhr region from 20-29 August 2010. It is the(...)+