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Biography and CV
Key facts
2016 He obfuscated over 15 million mug-shots and criminal records of individuals arrested in the U.S. to introduce a new Internet privacy policy.

2015 He stole photos of high-ranking U.S. intelligence officials from social media and disseminated them onto public walls with HD Stencils.

2014 He stole 60,000 pay-per-view articles from financial newspapers and redistributed them with a paid-to-read schema with his own newspaper. The largest publishing company in the world shot down the artwork.

2013 He exposed over 200,000 Cayman Islands companies and attempted to sell their identities in order to democratize tax and legal shields. As a result, several global firms sent him legal threats.

2012 He stole data from Twitter and rated the political affiliation of one million Americans to raise awareness about citizen profiling.

2012 He illegally affixed life-sized photos of people found on Google Street View on walls of several cities, generating worldwide press.

2011 He stole one million profiles from Facebook and republished them on a dating website. Several global mainstream media covered related threats against the artwork.

2010 He gave away thousands of illicit VISA credit cards with counterfeited virtual money to introduce wealth redistribution by his monetary policy.

2010 He branded a firm that capitalizes on sea level rise in NYC and created characters who fight for climate change justice, triggering a 'fiction' that manifested itself in reality.

2009 He cloned the identity of a Russian spy on social media. By this espionage activity, he created a 'fiction' scattered over several media channels.

2007 He created an online platform to debug the script of Security Theater, the PSYOPS program for antiterrorism measures in international airports.

2007 He spread thousands of misquotations through a mock website of quotes remixed constantly with different historic authors.

2006 He stole digital books from and redistributed them for free. The firm declined to respond to embarrassing inquiries from the press.

2005 He created a bot to defraud Google for buying its shares. The company sent a cease-and-desist letter to curb his activity.

2004 He occupied streets with Flash Mobs and asked to dozens of artists to vandalize public spaces with artworks.

2003 He created and edited a web portal with over 1000 articles about the eastward expansion of NATO and Operation Enduring Freedom, becoming a main resource for international anti-militarism.

2002 He organized participatory DoS attacks against NATO's official website. He was investigated by the Departments of Defense of both the U.S. and Canada.
Paolo Cirio works with information systems to impact the dynamics of social systems. Cirio's artworks investigate fields such as privacy, copyright, finance and law affected by communication networks. He shows his conceptual works through prints, installations, videos, online performances and interventions in public spaces.
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Cirio has exhibited in international museums and institutions and has won numerous prestigious art awards. His artworks have been covered by hundreds of media outlets and he regularly gives public lectures and workshops at leading art festivals and universities.
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Short professional CV
He has won a number of awards, including Golden Nica at Ars Electronica, Transmediale Prize and the Eyebeam fellowship, among others.

Cirio’s artworks have been presented and exhibited in major art institutions, including China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, 2015; Somerset House, London, 2015; Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam, 2015; Utah MoCA, 2015; Vancouver Art Gallery, 2015; Cenart, Mexico, 2015; Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, 2015; Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2014; Open Society Foundation, NYC, 2014; TENT, Rotterdam, 2014; DOX Prague, 2014; MoCA Sydney, 2013; ZKM, Karlsruhe, 2013; CCCB, Barcelona, 2013; CCC Strozzina, Florence, 2013; MoCA Denver, 2013; MAK, Vienna, 2013; Architectural Association, London, 2013; MoMA, Rio de Janeiro, 2012; National Fine Arts Museum, Taichung, 2012; Wywyższeni National Museum, Warsaw, 2012, SMAK, Ghent, 2010; National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, 2009; Courtauld Institute, London, 2009; PAN, Naples, 2008; MoCA Taipei, 2007; Sydney Biennal, 2007; NTT ICC, Tokyo, 2006.

He has had solo shows at NOME art gallery, Berlin, 2015; Bellegard Centre Culturel, Toulouse, 2015; Kasa Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013; Aksioma Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 2013 and 2011.

His controversial artworks are often covered by global media outlets such as CNN, Fox News, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Global Village, O Globo, ABC, Daily Mail, Toronto Standard, Der Spiegel, ZEIT, Tagesspiegel, El Pais, Libération, Russia Today, Global Times, Apple Daily HK, among many others.

Full professional CV

Awards & Grants
Nomination, Net Based Award, HeK, Basel - Switzerland
Nomination, Golden Cube Award, Dokfest, Kassel - Germany
Grant, Residency, Institute for Electronic Arts, Alfred NY - U.S.
First Prize, Golden Nica, Interactive Art, Prix Ars Electronica, Linz - Austria
Commission, Turbulence, New York - U.S.
Grant, Residency, Quartier21 AiR, Museum Quarter, Vienna - Austria
Fellowship, Eyebeam, New York - U.S.
Nomination, New Technological Art Award, Ghent - Belgium
Nomination, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart - Germany
Award of Distinction, Interactive Art, Prix Ars Electronica, Linz - Austria
First Prize, Award Share Prize, Turin - Italy
Grant, Virtual Residency, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol - UK
Nomination, 10th Cairo Prize, Milan - Italy
Grant, European Media Artists, Werkleitz Center, Halle-Salle - Germany
Second Prize, Transmediale Award, Berlin - Germany
First Prize, IBM Award, Stuttgarter Filmwinter, Stuttgart - Germany
Nomination, Transmediale Award, Berlin - Germany
Honorary Mention, Share Festival, Turin - Italy
Award, St. Gilgen International School, Graz - Austria
Commission, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg - Germany
Honorary Mention, ibizagrafica, Ibiza - Spain
Nomination, Transmediale Award, Berlin - Germany
Honorary Mention, Prix Ars Electronica, net Vision category, Linz - Austria
Nomination, VIPER Award, Basel - Switzerland
Commission, Rhizome, New York - U.S.

Democracy within the Internet, panel at Left Forum, John Jay CUNY, 2014, NYC - U.S.
Performing Change, panels and lectures at Eyebeam. 2013. NYC - U.S.
FIY: The Art of Creating Economic Models, panel at The Kitchen. 2012. NYC - U.S.
Illegal Art Show, open air exhibitions. 2004-2005. Turin and London - UK

Solo Shows
Overexposed, show at NOME contemporary art, 2015, Berlin - Germany
After Transparency, show at Centre Culturel Bellegard, 2015, Toulouse - France
Loophole for All, show at Aksioma Institute for Contemporary Art, 2014, Ljubljana - Slovenia
Jurisdiction Shopping, show at Kasa Gallery, 2013, Istanbul - Turkey
Decoding the Flow, online show at Museum of Contemporary Cuts, 2013, London - UK
REALITYFLOWHACKED, show at Aksioma | Project Space, 2011, Ljubljana - Slovenia

Selected Exhibitions & Presentations

Street Ghosts, exhibition at International Kunstverein Luxembourg - Luxembourg
Your Mind into a Brezel, exhibition at Kunstverein Neuhausen, Stuttgart - Germany
Caméra(Auto)Contrôle, exhibition at Centre de la Photographie, Geneva - Switzerland
Extra Fantôme, exhibition at La Gaîté Lyrique, Paris - France
Be Water, exhibition at Microwave festival, Hong Kong
Follow me, exhibition at International Photography Center, NYC - U.S.
Traffic Cam meets Art Basel, lecture at NYU for Art Law Society, NYC - U.S.
Debt Positive, exhibition and workshop at Flux Factory, NYC - U.S.
#MakeAmericaGreatAgain, exhibition at White Box, NYC - U.S.
PC4Yonkers, exhibition at Purchase College, NY - U.S.
The Peeled Eye, exhibition at Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati - U.S.
Overexposed, exhibition at London Art Fair, London - UK
Quadriennale, exhibition at Palazzo delle Esposizioni, 2016, Rome - Italy
P.I.G.S., exhibition at Artium Museum, Basque MCoCA, Vitoria-Gasteiz - Spain
P.I.G.S., exhibition at Galeria Municipal do Porto Almeida Garrett, Porto - Portugal
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, exhibition at DAAP Galleries, Cincinnati - U.S.
Big Bang Data, exhibition at Art Science Museum, Singapore - Singapore
Watching You, Watching Me, exhibition at Museum für Fotografie, Berlin - Germany

Panopticon, exhibition at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City - U.S.
Profiled: Surveillance of a Sharing Society, exhibition at Apexart gallery, NYC - U.S.
Little Sister, exhibition at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, NYC - U.S.
Meme City, exhibition at China Academy of Art, Hangzhou - China
ISEA 2015: Disruption, exhibition at Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver - Canada
Poetics and Politics of Data, exhibition at House of Electronic Arts, Basel - Switzerland
Watching You, Watching Me, exhibition at Open Society Archives, Budapest - Hungary
Brave New World, exhibition at DOX, Prague - Czech Republic
Big Bang Data,
exhibition at Sumerset House, London - UK
Big Bang Data
, exhibition at Espacio Fundación Telefónica, Madrid - Spain
Secret, exhibition at Science Gallery, Dublin - Ireland
TransitioMX, exhibition at Cenart, Mexico City - Mexico
Off Biennale Cairo - Something Else, exhibition, Cairo - Egypt
32nd Dokfest, exhibition at Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel - Germany
EMAF, exhibition at Kunsthalle Osnabrück - Germany
CityLeaks Urban Art Festival, exhibition, Cologne - Germany
Overexposed, Solo Show at NOME contemporary art, Berlin - Germany
Overexposed, Solo Show at Art Market Budapest, Budapest - Hungary
After Transparency, Solo Show at Centre Culturel Bellegard, Toulouse - France
Surveillance Awareness Bureau, exhibition at Modelab, Wellington - New Zealand
Mapping High Finance, workshop at the Royal Anthropological Institute, London - UK
MoneyLab, lecture at Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam - Netherlands
Surveilling Surveillers, lecture at Het Nieuwe Instituut, Rotterdam - Netherlands
Responsability & Innovation in ICT R&D, lecture at iMAL, Brussels - Belgium
Video Dossier, screening at Media Art Futures, Murcia - Spain
Art with Information's Power, lecture at SVA College, NYC - U.S.
Art with Information's Power, lecture at ITP NYU Tisch, NYC - U.S.
Art with Information's Power, lecture at Manhattan College, NYC - U.S.
Snowed-In: Art & Surveillance, lecture at Fashion Institute Technology, NYC - U.S.
It's The Political Economy, Stupid, exhibition at DAAP Galleries, Cincinnati - U.S.
Art Infoscape, lecture at WIRED Italia conference, Milan - Italy
Modes of Democracy, exhibition at Forte di Fortezza, Alto Adige - Italy

Watching You, Watching Me, exhibition at Open Society Foundations, NYC - U.S.
LDF Digital Design Festival, exhibition at Victoria and Albert museum, London - UK
Modes of Democracy, exhibition at DOX, Prague - Czech Republic
Caratteri, exhibition at Palazzo del Governatore, Parma - Italy
C what it takes to change, exhibition and lecture at Ars Electronica Festival, Linz - Austria
The Value of Nothing, exhibition at TENT, Rotterdam - Netherlands
Synthetisch Vernünftig, exhibition at LEAP, Berlin - Germany Painters and Poets, exhibition at City Gallery, Ljubljana - Slovenia
OLE .01 International Festival of Electronic Literature, exhibition at PAM, Naples - Italy
An opera of labour and revolution, exhibition at Kasa Gallery, Istanbul - Turkey
Making the City Playable, lecture at Watershed, Bristol - UK
Beyond Photography, lecture at VII MasterClass, Milan - Italy
Eternal September, exhibition at Škuc Gallery and Aksioma Institute, Ljubljana - Slovenia
Face to Facebook, exhibition and lecture at The Photographers' Gallery, London - UK
Big Bang Data, exhibition at CCCB Museum, Barcelona - Spain
Out of Control, exhibition at Ars Electronica Center, Linz - Austria
Data as Culture, exhibition for ODI at FutureEverything and Lighthouse - UK
Open Up, exhibition at Dutch Center, London - UK
Photography Expanded, lecture at Aperture Gallery for Magnum Foundation, NYC - U.S.
Molding Information Asymmetry, lecture at Hunter College, NYC - U.S.
In Search of Symmetry, keynote and exhibition at HDLU, Zagreb - Croatia
It's The Political Economy, Stupid, exhibition at Galerija Nova, Zagreb - Croatia
It's The Political Economy, Stupid, exhibition at NeMe, Limassol - Cyprus
The Poster in the Clash of Ideologies, exhibition at DOX, Prague - Czech Republic
Tactical Fiction for Activism in Climate Change, workshop for HIVE at the Queens Zoo, NYC - U.S.
Afterglow, Transmediale, lecture at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin - Germany
Loophole for All, solo show at Aksioma Institute for Contemporary Art, Ljubljana - Slovenia

Global aCtIVISm, exhibition at ZKM, Karlsruhe - Germany
Unstable Territories, exhibition at Centre Contemporary Culture Strozzina, Florence - Italy
ISEA 2013, keynote lecture at Museum of Contemporary Art of Sydney - Australia
The Big Picture, exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art of Denver, Colorado - U.S.
Out of The Box, exhibition at MAK, Museum for Applied Arts, Vienna - Austria
Performing sculptures of information asymmetry, lecture at Queen Mary, London - UK
Hacking informational realities, lecture at University of Plymouth - UK
Artists as Catalysts, exhibition at Alhóndiga, Bilbao - Spain
Trace Recordings exhibition at UTS Gallery, Sydney - Australia
IDFA DocLab, exhibition and lecture, Amsterdam - Netherlands
InfoSphere Performances, lectures at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, NYC - U.S.
&NOW festival, lecture at Colorado Universiy, Boulder - U.S.
Influencers festival, exhibition and lecture at CCCB, Barcelona - Spain
Symposium Social Innovationat, lecture at the Echegaray Theatret, Malaga - Spain
Cultural Hijack, exhibition at the Architectural Association, London - UK
Decoding the Flow, online exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Cuts, London - UK
Lincoln Digital Culture festival, exhibition at Lincoln Center, Lincoln - UK
It's The Political Economy, Stupid, Center for Cultural Decontamination, Belgrade - Serbia
It's The Political Economy, Stupid, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago - U.S.
KIKK festival, exhibition and lecture, Namur - Belgium
Jurisdiction Shopping, Solo Show at Kasa Gallery, Istanbul - Turkey
Not Exactly, exhibition at RedLine Gallery, Denver - U.S.
Fast Connection Search, exhibition at the Internet Week NY, NYC - U.S.
Run Computer, Run, exhibition at Rua Red Gallery, Dublin - Ireland
Memebrain symposium, lecture and workshop, Byron Bay - Australia
Leaders in Software and Art salon, lecture, NYC - U.S.
Sound & Sight, exhibition and workshop at Eastern Bloc, Montreal - Canada
Drones / Birds: Princes of Ubiquity, exhibition at The Digital Now, Brussels - Belgium
MediaCities festival, exhibition and lecture, Buffalo - U.S.
Public Private exhibition at Kellen Gallery of The New School, NYC - U.S.
26. Stuttgarter Filmwinter exhibition, Stuttgart - Germany

TEA - Collective Wisdom, exhibition at National Fine arts Museum in Taichung - Taiwan
7th Seoul International Media Art Biennale, exhibition, Seoul - Korea
ArtFutura 2012, exhibition at Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
FIY: The Art of Creating Economic Models, lecture for ISP Whitney Museum, NYC - U.S.
From the Pharaoh Lady Gaga, exhibition at Wywyzszeni National Museum, Warsaw - Poland
Out of Control, exhibition at Ars Electronica Center, Linz - Austria
Loving Art. Making Art
, exhibition at Tel Aviv Art Festival, Tel Aviv - Israel
Showcase Fellowship, exhibition at Eyebeam, NYC - U.S.
New Technological Art Award, exhibition at La Cambre arts visuels, Bruxelles - Belgiu
Arts Numeriques,
exhibition at Electrochoc Festival, Bourgoin - France
Sourcing the In-visible exhibition, Ruskin Gallery, Cambridge - UK
AntiSocial Networking ,exhibition at Artefact festival, Leuven - Belgium
25. Stuttgarter Filmwinter, exhibition, Stuttgart - Germany
Sculptural Performances of Information's Power, lecture, Linz - Austria
Tactical Transmedia Fiction, workshop at Universität für künstlerische, Linz - Austria
Unlike Us, presentation at Institute of Network Cultures, Amsterdam - Netherlands
Imagined Cinemas, lecture at Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam - Netherlands
Abandon Normal Devices Festival, workshop, Manchester - UK
DATA, lecture at Science Gallery, Dublin - Ireland
Mal au Pixel, lecture at Gaîté Lyrique, Paris - France
ODNM, lecture at L'École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs, Paris - France

Response:Ability, exhibition and lecture for Transmediale at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin - Germany
REALITYFLOWHACKED, Solo show at Aksioma | Project Space, Ljubljana - Slovenia
User Friendly Society, exhibition at Galerija Galženica, Velika Gorica - Croatia
Origin, exhibition at Ars Electronica Festival, Linz - Austria
Networked, exhibition at Centro Fundación Telefónica, Lima - Peru
Abandon Normal Devices Festival, exhibition, Liverpool - UK
Visionary Trading Project, exhibition at Guest Projects, London - UK
, lecture, FACT, Liverpool - UK
Genesis Project, workshop for Culture Push, Brooklyn - U.S.
Utopian Currencies, exhibition and panel, Paris - France
Chilling Effects, exhibition, Enschede - Netherlands
Festival, exhibition and lecture, Utrecht - Netherlands
Psychoeconomy Summit, exhibition and lecture, Seville - Spain
Ultra Social, exhibition at UAMO festival, Munich - Germany
Share Festival, exhibition at Museo delle Scienze Naturali, Turin - Italy
XD 01. User Experience, exhibition at Spazio Concept, Milan - Italy
File Festival, exhibition, Sao Paulo - Brazil
IMAC 2011, Re-New, lecture, Copenhagen - Denmark
ISEA 2011 Conference, lecture, Istanbul - Turkey
EMAF 2011, lecture, Osnabrück - Germany
Beyond Surveillance, lecture, Portsmouth - UK
Mobile Learning Conference, lecture, Bremen - Germany
Share Conferences, lecture, Belgrade - Serbia
Unsound Festival, lecture, Krakow - Poland
WJ-Spots, lecture at iMAL, Brussels - Belgium
Mediamorfosi 2.0, lecture at Sud Lab, Naples - Italy

Rien de politique, exhibition at Komplot, Brussels - Belgium
Mediateca Expandida, exhibition at LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gjion - Spain
IDEAS 10: Art and Digital Narrative, exhibition at Emily Carr University, Vancouver - Canada
FLEFF Map Digital Space, exhibition at Ithaca College, Ithaca - U.S.
Hacking Public Space, Flashback, screening at Microwave Festival, Hong Kong
Hacking Public Space, screening at S.M.A.K. and Vooruit, Ghent - Belgium
Electrified summercamp, lecture and exhibition at TimeLab, Ghent - Belgium
STRP Conference, lecture at STRP Festival, Eindhoven - Netherlands
EuropeanDays, lecture at Documentary Co-Production Forum, Turin - Italy
Art Project 2°, exhibition at Villa Paolina Bonaparte, Viareggio - Italy
Cease & Desist Art, exhibition at LPM Festival, Rome - Italy

Tag ties and affective spies
, exhibition at National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens - Greece
SocialEast Seminar on Art and Espionage,
lecture at Courtauld Institute, London - UK
Moves09 Forum,
lecture at Corner House, Manchester - UK
4th TINA B, exhibition at Galerie Vernon, Prague - Czech Republic
10th Cairo Prize, exhibition at Palazzo della Permanente, Milan - Italy
Share Festival,
exhibition at Accademia Albertina, Turin - Italy
Da Festival, exhibition at National Academy of Art, Sofia - Bulgaria
Enter Festival, exhibition at Centro Gran Canaria Espacio Digital, Tenerife - Spain
.move, exhibition for EMARE at Ieschönestadt, Halle - Germany
4th ENTER festival, exhibition at DOX, Prague - Czech Republic
FAD Festival, exhibition, Belo Horizonte - Brazil
lecture, Bari - Italy

Kournikova Deleted By Memeright Trusted System, exhibition at HMKV, Dortmund - Germany
Revolutions - Forms That Turn, online exhibition at Biennale of Sydney - Australia
The Enterprise of Art
, exhibition at PAN Palazzo delle Arti, Naples - Italy
Economie 0, exhibition for Upgrade! and Incident, Paris - France
Territories and Resources, exhibition at CinemaCity, Novi Sad - Serbia
, lecture at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin - Germany
MIR Festival, exhibition at Akis Davis Theatre, Athens - Greece

LABcyberspaces, exhibition at LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijon - Spain
Zone V2, exhibition at Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei - Taiwan
Amazon Noir Memos
, lecture at Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg - Germany
My Own Private Reality, exhibition at Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg - Germany
Free Radicals, exhibition at Israeli Center for digital Art, Holon - Israel
Plugin Festival, exhibition, Basel - Switzerland
STRP Festival, exhibition, Eindhoven - Netherlands
EMAF Festival, exhibition, Maribor - Slovenia
DEAF Festival, exhibition, Rotterdam - Netherlands
Share Festival, exhibition at Palazzo Cavour, Turin - Italy
Track My Poem, workshop at NABA, Milan - Italy
Pikesel Festival xxxxx, lecture, Bergen - Norway

Connected, exhibition at Art Center Nabi, Seul - Korea
Connecting Worlds, exhibition at NTT ICC Museum, Tokyo - Japan
Connecting Worlds, exhibition at Theatre Paris-Villette, Paris - France
Transmediale, exhibition and lecture at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin - Germany
Derivatives, new art financial visions, exhibition at La Casa Encendida, Madrid - Spain
Rhizome, online exhibition at New Museum, NYC - U.S.
D.I.Y. Do or Die, exhibition at IAO Gallery, Oklahoma - U.S.
, exhibition at California State University, Chico - U.S.
Canarias Mediafest, exhibition, Gran Canaria - Spain
Viper Festival, exhibition, Basel - Switzerland
No-Parachute, exhibition at ArtAndGallery, Milan - Italy
Share Festival, exhibition at Palazzo Cavour, Turin - Italy
Peam Festival, exhibition and lecture, Pescara - Italy
Struttura Festival, lecture, Livorno - Italy

Hybrid, exhibition at Ars Electronica Center, Linz - Austria
Share Festival, exhibition at Palazzo Cavour, Turin - Italy

Quadriennale, exhibition at Palazzo della Promotrice delle Belle Arti, Turin - Italy 
EyeJam Festival, exhibition and curatorship at El Bario, Turin - Italy

I love You - Digital Craft, exhibition at Museum für angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt - Germany
Banaram Festival, exhibition at Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona - Italy
Dina Festival, exhibition, Campobasso - Italy

Selected Bibliography
Ken Hillis, Susanna Paasonen, Michael Petit, "Networked Affect", Mitt Press, U.S., 2015, ISBN 9780262028646
Christiane Paul, "Digital Art", Thames and Hudson's World of Art book, UK, 2015, ISBN 9780500204238
Kate Armstrong, "ISEA2015" catalogue, New Forms Art Press, 2015, Vancouver, Canada B.C., ISBN 9780987835413
"The Messenger", Foam Magazine, Netherland, 2015, Issue 41, ISBN 8710966455234

Jaroslav Andel, "Modes of Democracy" catalogue, DOX, Prague, 2014, ISBN: 9788087446355
Andrea Tinterri, "Caratteri" catalogue, Editrice Berti, 2014, Italy, ISBN: 9788873646631
Leopoldseder, Schöpf, Stocker, "Ars Electronica" catalogue, Hatje Cantz, 2014, Linz, ISBN 9783775738491
Joanne McNeil, "Look Inside", Frieze international magazine, UK, 2014, ISSUE 160
Boris Magrini, Kunstbulletin, magazine, Switzerland, 2014, ISSUE 1/3
Chin Chin Yip, ARTASIAPACIFIC, magazine, Hong Kong, 2014, Issue #87
Mojca Kumerdej, Delo, Sobotna Priloga, national neswpaper, interview, Slovenia, 2014, Jan. 25th
Lanfranco Aceti, Susanne Jaschko, Julian Stallabrass, "Red Art", Leonardo, Volume 20 Issue 1, 2014, ISBN 9781906897284
Matthias Tarasiewicz, "Out of the Box" exhibition catalog, Universitat fur angewande Kunst Wien, 2014, ISBN 9783200033825
Joe Nagle, "How to Enjoy Contemporary Art Some Explanations to Help You", UK, 2014, ISBN 9780992749507

Walter Guadagnini, Franziska Nori, "Territori instabili/Unstable Territory", Mandragora, Florence, 2013, ISBN 9788874612147
Tatiana Bazzichelli, Geoff Cox, "Disrupting Business", DATA browser 05, Autonomedia, 2013, ISBN 9781570272646
Roberta Bosco, EL PAÍS, national newspaper, Spain, 2013, March 14th
Maiken Fosen Håvarstein, Carsten Ohlman, "Å bade i bilder", Norway, 2013, ISBN 9788249215430
Andreea Breazu, "Mind the Map" Kunstlicht, volume 34, 2013, ISBN 9789081777674
Kathy Cleland, Laura Fisher, Ross Harley, "ISEA2013, Resistance is futile", Sydney, ISBN 9780646913131
Kognitif, "CREATICITY", LEMO, Spain, 2013, ISBN 9788494115417
Yael Eylat Van-Essen, “Photography Beyond Representation”, London South bank University, UK 2013
Danièle Méaux,”Protocol and contemporary photography”, publications de l'Université de Saint-Etienne, Toulouse 2013
“Berliner Type und Corporate Design Preis Jahrbücher 2012”, TELLUS GMBH, Berlin 2013, ISBN 9783942071147
Claude Crommelin, "New Street Art", Vivays Publishing, UK 2013, ISBN 9781908126511
Geert Lovink, Miriam Rasch, "Unlike Us Reader", Institute of Network Cultures, Netherland, 2013, ISBN 9789081857529
“European Youth Trend Report 2013”, Ghent 2013, ISBN 9789082014709
ETC Magazine, Canada, ISBN: 978-2-924114-02-5
Alana Jelinek, "This is Not Art: Activism and Other 'not-art'" book, I.B.Tauris, UK 2013, ISBN 9781848858572

Manuela Naveau, Gofried Stocker, Shu-Min Lin,"TEA/Collective Wisdom", catalogue, Taiwan 2012
ARTFUTURA 2012, catalogue, Argentina 2012, ISBN: 849220849X
Yukiko Shikata, 7th Seoul International Media Art Biennale "Media City Seoul", catalogue, South Korea 2012
Ars Electronica, "The Big Picture", catalogue, Austria 2012, ISBN 9783775734349
Denisse A. Arévalo, "Creative Destruction" catalogue, Whitney Museum, U.S. 2012, ISBN 0874271592
Lori Andrews, "I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did" book, Free Press U.S. 2012, ISBN 9781451650518
IMAC2011, "Interactive Media Arts Conference, Re-new", Denmark, ISBN 9788771120370
Le Nouvel Observateur, magazine, France 2012, issue 2506
Pau Waelder Laso, "" magazine, Spain 2012, issue 48-49
Paul D. Miller, "Origin" magazine, U.S. 2012, issue september
Katharina Good, "Tick" magazine, Switzerland 2012, issue 6
Richard Schwarz, "WEAVE" magazine, Germany 2012, issue 02/12
Gustavo Romano, "PSYCHOECONOMY! Corporate Summit Sevilla" catalogue, Spain 2012, issue 2

Barbara Pollack, "The Social Revolution", ARTnews magazine, U.S. 2011, Issue June
Dominique Moulon, "Art contemporain nouveaux médias" book, France 2011, ISBN 978235988038
Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit, "ORIGIN", Ars Electronica catalogue, Austria 2011, ISBN 9783775731805
Galerija Galženica, "User Friendly Society" catalogue, Croatia 2011, ISSN 18475051
ISEA2011, "Uncontainable" Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Istanbul, Volume 18 Issue 5, ISBN 9781906897192
EMAF 2011, "This is media art", Germany 2011, ISBN 9783926501332
Enter 5°, "Datapolis" catalogue, Prague, ISBN 9788025495438
Eftihia Stefanidi, Dazed and Confused magazine, UK 2011, ISSN 0961-9704, issue 204
LaToyah Gill, ROOMS magazine, UK 2011, ISSN 2046-5505, issue 6
Artlick, magazine, UK 2011, ISSN 2046-9349, issue 5
Vera Tollmann, "We want our Facebook profiles back", Springerin magazine, Austria, Issue 2/11
Bruce Sterling, "Art crosses the borders", XL magazine, Italy April 2011, Year VII, n°65
Antonio Caronia, D'Ars magazine, Italy March 2011, N°205 Anno 51°

S. Zepke, S. O'Sullivan, "Deleuze and Contemporary Art" book, Edinburgh, ISBN 978-0748638383
Benjamin Weil, Baruch Gottlieb, "New Narratives of Mobility", Mediateca Expandida Catalgue, Gjion, ISSN 1889-965X
Cristiana Campanini, "Antologia della webletteratura" book, Italy, Il Foglio Letterario, ISBN 9788876062643
Luca Barbeni, "Fino alla fine del cinema" book, Mediaversi, Italy, ISBN 8849134118
Next Exit, "Young Blood 2009" book, Rome, Iron Editore, ISBN 9788890378607
Alessandro Ludovico, Neural magazine, Italy, ISSUE #35
Giulia Cortassa , B. Meneghel, "Evading Customs", catalogue, Milan - Italy

Massimiliano Gioni, Laura Cornell, L.Hoptman, "Younger Than Jesus: Artist Directory" catalogue, New York, ISBN 9780714849812
Next Exit, "Young Blood 2008" catalogue, Rome, Iron Editore, ISBN 9788890378607
Peter Zorn, ".Move Festival" catalogue, Halle, ISBN 9783000289729
Monica Burian "TINA B" catalogue, ISBN 9788090446106
Daphne Dragona, "Tag Ties and Affective Spies" catalogue, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, ISBN 9789608349360
M. M. White, AdBuster magazine, Canada, ISSUE #86
Alessandro Ludovico, Springerin magazine, Austria, ISSUE 3/09
Franziska Nori, Artè magazine, Italy, ISSUE 434

Mirko Tobias Schäfer, "Bastard Culture" book, Utrecht, ISBN 9789039349731
Inke Arns, F. Hunger, "Anna Kournikova Deleted By Memeright Trusted System" catalogue, Dortmund, ISBN 9783941100268
I. M. Lalic, "CinemaCity Festival -Territory & Resources" catalogue, Novi Sad, ISBN 9788686877109
C. Christov-Bakargiev, "Biennale of Sydney, Revolutions - Forms That Turn" catalogue, Sydney, ISBN 9780500976845
Julia Draganovic, "The Enterprise of Art" catalogue, Naples, ISBN 9788851005313
Alberto Cecchi, "NMD New media design" book, Mantova, ISBN 9788874952748
M. Godfrey, "TATE, etc." magazine, UK, ISSUE 14-08
Luca Barbeni, "Share Festival" catalogue, Turin
Steve Kovats, T. Munz, "Conspire - Tansmediale Festival" catalogue, Berlin, ISBN 9783865884619

Richard Colson, "The Fundamentals of Digital Art" book, Lusanna, ISBN 2940373582
Jussi Parikka, "Contagion and Repetition" Ephemera magazine, Articles, Turku, Volume 7(2):287-308
Shiba, Oguchi, Yano, "InnerCommunication" magazine, Tokyo, ISSUE 59
Alex Adriaansens, "Zone V2" catalogue, Taipei, ISBN 9789868321120
V2 Unstable Media, "DEAF" catalogue, Rotterdam, ISBN 9789056625771
Alex Adriaansens , "Lab_Cyberspaces" catalogue, Gijon, ISBN 9788461158805
Michael Dieter, "Piracy, Distribution, Control", magazine, M/C Journal, Oct. 2007, Vol. 10, Issue 5

Suhjung Hur, Art Center Nabi "Connected" catalogue, Seul, ISBN 804140638
Yukiko Shikata, ICC "Connecting Worlds" catalogue, Tokyo, ISBN 757170335
Various Authors, "Struttura", catalogue, Florence, ISBN 9788859601777
Sergio Morales, "Canarias Mediafest", catalogue, Gran Canaria, ISBN 848103472X
Andreas Broeckmann, "Transmediale - Reality Addicts" catalogue, Berlin
Domenico Quaranta, "Share Festival" catalogue, Turin
Chris Sauve, Andreas Ullrich, "International Sticker Award" catalogue, Berlin, ISBN 389955151

Gerfried Stocker, Ars Electronica "Hybrid - Living in Paradox" catalogue, Linz, ISBN 775716572
Luca Lampo, "Connessioni Leggendarie" catalogue, Milan

Laura Barreca, F.Guida, M.Tonelli, "XIV Esposizione Quadriennale d’Arte" catalogue, Rome, ISBN 8880165704

The Eisenhower Institute, "Space Security 2013", book, Washington, D.C., 2004, ISBN 0920231365
Andreas Broeckmann, "Transmediale - Play Global" catalogue, Berlin

Franziska Nori, "I Love You" catalogue, Frankfurt

Selected Interviews:
Libération, newspaper, France
Washington Post, online newspaper, U.S.
ArtNews, magazine, U.S.
Magazine B, magazine, Korea
Artribune, online portal, Italy
Delo, Sobotna Priloga, national neswpaper, Slovenia
Mladina, magazine, Slovenia
SLO RTV, national TV, Slovenia
Huffington Post, online portal, Canada

The Feed, SBS World News, national TV, Australia
ABC Radio, national radio, Australia
Vice, online portal, U.S.
Associated Press, online portal, U.S.
The Creators Project, online portal, U.S.
Lincolnite, local newspaper, UK
El Pais, newspaper, Spain
BTV, local TV, Spain
GRITtv, online TV, U.S.
The Verge, online portal, U.S.
Yahoo!, online portal, U.S.
L'Espresso, magazine, Italy
Il Fatto Quotidiano, newspaper, Italy
Corriere della Sera, newspaper, Italy
Wired Italia, online portal, Italy

Canal Plus, national French TV, France
DW, online TV, Germany
Huffington Post, portals, U.S.
O Globo, newspaper, Brazil
The Atlantic & Atlantic Cities, online magazine, U.S.
Libération, newspaper, France
Sky News, national TV, Italy
NRC next, newspaper, interview, Netherlands
ROOMS, magazine, UK
Origin, magazine, Paul D. Miller, U.S.
Rhizome, online portal, U.S.
Tick, magazine, Switzerland
WEAVE, magazine, Richard Schwarz, Germany
Nachrichten, newspaper, Austria
Ninja Marketing, online portal, Italy
Ganzo, online portal, Italy

Artline, Sören Schmeling, Germany
Artnews, Barbara Pollack, U.S., Ben Davis, U.S.
Vogue Italia, Elena Burdignon, Italy, Laura Allsop, U.S., Kyana Gordon, U.S.
Dazed and Confused, Eftihia Stefanidi, UK
ROOMS Art Uncovered, LaToyah Gill, UK
Taz.die Tageszeitung, Germany
Sueddeutsche, Stefanie Heiß, Germany
Springerin, Vera Tollmann, Austria
Tagesschau, German national TV
Zapp NDR, German national TV
Ceská televize, National Czech TV channel 1
RTV SLO, National Slovenian TV
L'Oeil de Links show, Canal Plus, French TV
Ha'Aretz, Dafna Arad, Israel
Digicult, Tatiana Bazzichelli, Italy
NIN and Politika, newspaper and magazine of Serbia

Web Letteratura book, Italy, Il Foglio Letterario
Neural magazine, Italy, ISSUE #35
Fino alla fine del cinema book, Italy

AdBuster magazine, Canada
Springerin magazine, Austria
Velevet magazine, Athens
Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy

Radio eins RBB, Berlin
Artè TV, France
HTV, Croatia
Transmediale Archive, Berlin
Tagr.Tv, Austria
Voices of Resistance from London, UK

2006, UK
NTT ICC magazine, Tokyo
Springerin, Austria
DE:BUG, Germany
Digicult, Italy

Tecknemedia, Italy
Cosmopolitan , Italy

Radio Flash, Indaco, Italy
Il Punto, Italy
Belorusskaya Gazeta, Belarus

Selected Press
ArtNews, magazine, U.S.
Art Net, news, U.S.
VICE, magazine, U.S.
Washington Post, newspaper, U.S.
The New Yorker, magazine. U.S.
Wired, magazine, UK
Frieze, magazine, UK
The Guardian, newspaper, UK
Kunstbulletin, magazine, Switzerland
Art Asia Pacific, magazine, Hong Kong
Libération, newspaper, France
As Safir, newspaper, Lebanon
Der Standard, newspaper, Austria
Prasa, online magazine, Poland
Magazine B, magazine, Korea
Artribune, online magazine, Italy
Delo, Sobotna Priloga, national neswpaper, Slovenia
Mladina, magazine, Slovenia
SLO RTV, national TV, Slovenia
Huffington Post, online portal, Canada

magazine, U.S.
, magazine, U.S.
The Nation, magazine, U.S.
The Verge, online portal, U.S.
FastCompany, online portal, U.S.
Washington Post, newspaper, U.S.
YesMagazine, online portal, U.S.
CounterPunch, online portal, U.S.
Mail On Line, newspaper, UK
iTVNetwork, national TV, UK
Dazed and Confused, magazine, UK
, newspaper, Indonesia
Infobae, newspaper, Argentina
Global Times, newspaper, China
Sing Pao, newspaper, Hong Kong
Select, magazine, Brazil
El Pais, newspaper, Spain
INFORMATIÓN, newspaper, Spain
20 Minutos, magazine, Spain
United Explanations, Spain
Diena, newspaper, Lithuania
, newspaper, Austria
E-24, newspaper, Norway
Iefimerida, newspaper, Greece
Atlatszo, online portal,, Hungary
L'Espresso, magazine, Italy
Fatto Quotidiano, newspaper, Italy
ArtShake, online portal, Italy
Blouinartinfo, magazine, Germany
RebelArt, online portal, Germany
UOC, online portal, Spain
Cayman 27, TV News, Cayman
CayCompass, newspaper, Cayman
Royal Gazette, newspaper, Bermuda

Co.Design Fast Company, online magazine, U.S.
The Atlantic & Atlantic Cities, online magazine, U.S.
Huffington Post, portals, Italy, UK, U.S.
Origin, magazine, Paul D. Miller, U.S.
Rhizome, portal, U.S., online portal, U.S.
TIME, online magazine, U.S.
Daily Mail, newspaper, UK
ROOMS, magazine, UK
Creative Review, online magazine, UK
Toronto Standard, newspaper, Canada
The Standard, newspaper, Hong Kong
O Globo, newspaper, Brazil
24 Horas, newspape, Mexico
BILD, newspaper, Germany
Hamburger Abendblatt, newspaper, Germany
DW, online TV, interview, Germany
WEAVE, magazine, Germany
Le Nouvel Observateur, magazine, France
Libération, newspaper, interview, France
Canal Plus, national French TV, France
L'independant, newspaper, France
20 Minutes, portal, France
Sky News, TV, Italy
NRC next, newspaper, interview, Netherlands
El Pais, newspaper, Spain
der Standard, newspaper, Austria
Nachrichten, newspaper, Austria
Tick, magazine, Switzerland
R TV, TV, Romania
R TVI 24, TV, Portugal

CNN, TV news - U.S.
MSNBC, TV news - U.S.
WSBTV, TV news - U.S.
Apple daily HK, TV news - China
Fox News, TV news - U.S.
NBC Bay, TV - U.S.
ZDF, TV - Germany
NRK, TV - Norwey
RTBF, TV, Belgium
France24, TV - France
CBC Television, TV, Canada
SAMAA, TV, Pakistan
Skai, TV, Greece
AFP, Press Agency
Independent, newspaper, UK
Art Licks magazine, UK
Dazed and Confused, magazine, UK
Rooms magazine, UK
Taz.die Tageszeitung, Germany
Spiegel, newspaper, Germany
Sueddeutsche Zeitung, newspaper, Germany
Libération - Ecrans Détournement d'Edentités- Ecrans
derStandard, newspaper, Austria
The Sun, newspaper, UK
Daily Mail, newspaper, UK
San Francisco Chronicle, newspaper, U.S.
U.S.A Today, newspaper, U.S.
Taipei Times, newspaper, Taipei
The Globe and Mail, newspaper, UK
The Sydney Morning Herald, newspaper, Australia
The New Age, newspaper, Australia
20 minuten, newspaper, Switzerland
Time, magazine, U.S.

Artè, Italy
Liberation, France
Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy
Calist, Israel
Velevet magazine, Greece
Telepolis, Spain

Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy
Frankfurter Allemagne, Germany
ExtrArt, Italy
UndoNet, Italy
E-Flux, online
ArtFact, online

XL Repubblica, Italy
Blick,Swissinfo, Switzerland
Tages-Anzeiger, OE24, Switzerland
Der Standard, Limmatonline, Switzerland, Austria
Springerin, Austria
ElPais, Spain

Die Zeit, Germany
Liberation Ecrans, France
Spiegel, Germany
Sueddeutsche  Zeitung, Germany
The Guardian Art, UK
L'Unità, Italy
MAzine,  UK
Artforum News, week 28
Arte-Tv, France
Flash Art, Italy, Germany
De:Bug, Germany
Neural magazine, Italy

New York Art, U.S.
El Pais, Spain
Exibart, Italy
Liberation, Francia
Village Voice, U.S.

Belorusskaya Gazeta, Belarus
La Stampa, Italy
Il Punto, Italy, Italy, Italy
Exibart, Italy
Basebog, Italy

Space Security, Toronto
Flash Art, Italy
Liberation, France

Il sole 24 Ore, Italy
Boiler, Italy
Spiegel online, Germany
Liberation, France
Wired, U.S.
Flash Art, Italy
Espresso online, Italy
La Stampa Web, Italy
Clarin, Spain
Cnn De, Germany
PragueNews, U.S.
NetSecurity, Japan
Daily Brief Number DOB02-071, Department of National Defence of Canada
IDEFENSE Intelligence Operations, Verisign for the Department of Defence of U.S.

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