Gianluca Mura is a transdisciplinary media researcher, architect, digital artist and designer.
He lives and works in Milano, Italy. His research area is within digital cultures interrelations among Art, Science and Technology. He holds a Phd in Industrial Design and Multimedia Communication from the Politecnico di Milano University. He has teaching experience in Design University and Professional courses. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the IJACDT International Scientific Journal of Art,Culture and Design Technologies. He is a member of International Scientific Committees on CYBERWORLDS(CW), CAE - ARTECH on Computer Aesthetics,WEB STUDIES, AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CYBERNETICS(ASC), ICTAI Tools and Artificial Intelligence,CCCT on Computing Communications and Control Technologies, IMETI on Engineering Technological Innovations, MIMOS Italian Movement on Modelling and Simulation,AICA Italian Association of Information and Computing. CYBERWORLDS HCI and ARTS&VIRTUAL WORLDS Session Chair, IFIP International Federation for Information Processing,, CCCT Interactive Design of Information Systems Session Chair, OPEN META ACADEMY, OPEN VIRTUAL REALITY JOURNAL, IXDA MILAN DESIGN NETWORK LEADER, QT NOKIA MILAN GROUP. He organized the International Workshop "Virtuality in Arts and Design" between Politecnico di Milano and Ecole du Louvre,Paris which has obtained a High Patronage of Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Farnesina, Rome. His recent digital artwork "The Metaplastic Constructor" has been exhibited on the Museum of Modern Art of Touluca, Mexico and into the Rhizome Artbase network and included in their digital art collection. It's also used as a case-study within the course of "Digital Humanities" at the Stanford University. Its Metaplastic Virtual Environments are exhibited in various international exhibitions,last in the Viareggio Art Project, Italy. He is doing research, publishes artworks and actively participates to numerous International Meetings on Digital Culture.