What is the future of human-computer interaction? Will this lead to a set of digital rights? The answers lie in the combination of art and technology to create the sense of possibility. Hear the story of Oriana Persico and Salvatore Iaconesi, found inspiration, disruption, and love through their exploration of artistic intelligence.
Salvatore Iacomnesi is an interaction designer, robotics engineer, artist, hacker; and Oriana Persico is an artist and writer. Together, they look at all changes in society deriving from the coming of ubiquitous networks and technologies. Between poetics and politics, bodies and architecture, and revolutionary business models, the couple promotes a vision of the world in which art is what unifies science, politics, and economy.
Their performances, publications, and artwork have appeared all over the world. They teach Near Future and Design in several universities, among them ISIA in Florence and Università La Sapienza in Rome. They are also the founders of HER – Human Ecosystems Relazioni, a research center that uses art and design to create cultural acceleration processes through data as the existential border of the human being in contemporary societies.