An opportunity to approach net-poetry and the work of one of the major exponents of electronic poetry, to follow the conceptual development that has accompanied her research in new media since 1990. Caterina Davinio’s events in Venice, in 2009, involved hundreds of poets from around the world, to celebrate the centenary of Futurism: The First Poetry Space Shuttle Landing on Second Life and Network Poetico_Net-Poetry Reading in Web Cam, with participants from different continents, are documented in this book and dvd, with video, photos, interviews, theoretical texts, and poems.
Caterina Davinio è nata a Foggia nel 1957. Tra i pionieri dell’arte e della poesia digitali, ha esposto in oltre trecento mostre in molti paesi del mondo, tra queste la Biennale di Venezia (sei edizioni dal 1997 al 2009), la Biennale de Lyon, la Biennale of Sydney, la Liverpool Biennial, l’Athens Biennial, la Hong Kong Artists’ Biennial, la New Media Art Biennial Merida, in Messico, e altre. Tra le pubblicazioni: Color color, romanzo finalista al premio Feronia (1998), il saggio Tecno-Poesia e realtà virtuali (2002), la raccolta poetica Fenomenologie seriali (2010), Il libro dell’oppio, liriche (2012).
Caterina Davinio was born in Foggia in 1957. Among the pioneers of digital art and poetry, she has participated in more than three hundred exhibitions in many countries, among them the Venice Biennial (six editions from 1997 to 2009), the Biennale de Lyon, the Biennale of Sydney, the Liverpool Biennial, the Athens Biennial, the Hong Kong Artists’ Biennial, the New Media Art Biennial Merida, Mexico, and others. Among her publications: Color Color, novel finalist for the Feronia Prize (1998), the essay Techno-Poetry and Virtual Realities (2002), the poetry collection Serial Phenomenologies (2010), Il libro dell’oppio (The Book of Opium), poems (2012).