Leandro Pisano is a curator, writer and independent researcher who is interested in intersections between art, sound and technoculture. The specific area of his research deals with political ecology of rural, marginal and remote territories. He is founder and director of Interferenze new arts festival (2003) and frequently he is involved in projects on electronic and sound art, including Mediaterrae Vol.1 (2007), Barsento Mediascape (2013) and Liminaria (2014-18). Among the sonic arts exhibitions he has curated, there are “Otros sonidos, otros paisajes” (MACRO Museum – Rome, Italy, 2017), “Alteridades de lo invisible” (Festival Tsonami, Valparaíso, Chile, 2018) and “Manifesto of Rural Futurism” (Italian Cultural Institute of Melbourne, Australia, 2019). He conducted presentations, conferences and workshops in different universities or during events related with new media aesthetics, design, sound and territorial regeneration processes in several countries worldwide. He has written articles in several magazines, such as Corriere della Sera – La Lettura, Blow-Up, Doppiozero, Neural, Exibart and Nero Magazine. He is author of the book “Nuove geografie del suono. Spazi e territori nell’epoca postdigitale”, published in Milan by Meltemi (2017). Leandro Pisano holds a PhD in Cultural and Post-Colonial Studies from University of Naples “L’Orientale”and he is presently Honorary Research Fellow in Intercultural Relations with the United States at University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”.
Leandro Pisano will be part of the KAD programme,in the context of Transeuropa.