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The Big Plot
2009. Mixed media, dimensions variable

This is a romantic-spy story rendered into the genre of Recombinant Fiction. Four characters told a fiction using dialogues shown on several media channels. The cloned identity of a real spy was used to portray a story about the political and sentimental weakness of our era characterised by a dysfunctional sociality being created by social media communications. Actions in public environments completed the set of stages upon which the story was acted and audiences had an active role by unfolding and creating other pieces of fiction. The drama deconstructed language and symbolism of ideologies by remixing characters' lives and identities with real-world patterns.

Selected pictures of installations at the following shows

.Move Festival Halle, Germany, 2009Cairo Prize Milan, Italy, 2009.

Video playlist


Selected shows and presentations
2011
IMAC 2011, Re-New,
lecture, Copenhagen - Denmark

Mobile Learning Conference, lecture, Bremen - Germany
2010
Hacking Public Space, Flashback, Microwave Festival,
Hong Kong
STRP Festival, Eindhoven - Netherlands

Hacking Public Space, Flashback section, S.M.A.K. and Vooruit, Gent - Belgium

Art Project 2°, Viareggio - Italy
Map Digital Space, Ithaca - U.S.
2009
4th Contemporary Art Festival TINA B, Prague - Czech Republic
10th Cairo Prize, Milan - Italy
"Da Festival" at the National Academy of Art, Sofia
Espacio Enter Festival, Tenerife - Spain
.move, EMARE exhibition, Halle - Germany
Share Festival, Turin - Italy
ENTER, 4th international festival, Prague - Czech Republic
FAD Festival, Belo Horizonte - Brazil
Moves09 Forum,
CornerHouse, Manchester - UK
SocialEast Seminar on Art and Espionage,
Courtauld Institute, London, UK
Tag ties and affective spies
, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens - Greece


Selected biblography
ISEA2011, "Uncontainable" Leonardo Electronic Almanac, Istanbul, 2012, Volume 18 Issue 5, ISBN 9781906897192
Barbara Pollack, "The Social Revolution", ARTnews magazine, U.S. 2011, Issue June
IMAC2011, "Interactive Media Arts Conference, Re-new", Denmark, ISBN 9788771120370
C. Campanini, "Antologia della webletteratura" book, Italy, Il Foglio Letterario, ISBN 9788876062643
L. Barbeni, "Fino alla fine del cinema" book, Mediaversi, Italy, ISBN 8849134118
A. Ludovico, Neural magazine, Italy, ISSUE #35
P. Zorn, ".Move Festival" catalogue, Halle, ISBN 9783000289729
M. Burian "TINA B" catalogue, ISBN 9788090446106
D. Dragona, "Tag Ties and Affective Spies" catalogue, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, ISBN 9789608349360
A. Ludovico, Springerin magazine, Austria, ISSUE 3/09
F. Nori, Artè magazine, Italy, ISSUE 434


Selected pictures of the installation of The Big Plot in Milan at the Cairo Prize, 2009.




Selected pictures of the installation of The Big Plot in Halle at the .Move Festival, 2009.











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