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Caterina Davinio, VIRTUAL MERCURY HOUSE Planetary & Interplanetary Events: the book!

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Title: VIRTUAL MERCURY HOUSE. Planetary & Interplanetary Events
Author: CATERINA DAVINIO
Publisher: Polìmata, Rome
Year: 2012
228 pages + dvd
With English translation
Illustrated with color images
Prize: 18 Euro
ISBN 978-88-96760-26-0

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 Italian 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 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 and collateral events (seven editions from 1997), the Biennale de Lyon, the Biennale of Sydney, the Liverpool Biennial (collateral events), the Athens Biennial, the Hong Kong Artists’ Biennial, the London Biennale, the New Media Art Biennial Merida, Mexico, and many others.
Among her publications: Color Color, novel finalist in the Feronia Prize (1998), Il sofà sui binari, novel (The sofa on the rails, 2013), the essay Techno-Poetry and Virtual Realities (with English translation, 2002), the poetry collections: Serial Phenomenologies (with English translation, 2010, ranked third in the Carver Prize), Il libro dell’oppio (The Book of Opium, 2012), Waiting for the End of the World (with English translation, 2012).

PARTICIPANTS:
Poets and artists included in the anthology of the book:
Catherine Daly, Riccardo Duranti, Marco Palladini, Jonathan Powell, Adrian Arias, Mario Lunetta, Daniel Darsie, Pete Spence, Javier Robledo, Rod Summers, Martin Rieser, Stanka Gjuric, Inbred Hybrid Collective, Don Boyd, Anna Boschi, Bruno Santos, Allan Revich, Robitah Nawawi, Linda Mavian, Lamberto Caravita, Alberto Mori, Djazairia Lamia, Giovanni Fontana, Tomaso Binga, Massimo Zanasi, Eric Dubois, Reid Wood, Holly Crawford, mIEKAL aND, Alckmar Santos, @netwurker, John Gian, Luigi Di Ruscio, Francesco Dalessandro, Fortuna Della Porta, Giorgio Weiss, Nei Duclós, Liliana Ugolini, Francesco Muzzioli, Lamberto Pignotti, Massimo Mori, Mariapia Quintavalla, Ruth Lepson, Nicole Mauro, Anna Balint, Chris Funkhouser, Caterina Davinio

Poets and artists included in the book (in the transcription of the chat Network_Poetico):
Philip Meersman, David Seaman, Craig Saper, Eva Dabara, Phoebe Giannisi, Obododimma Oha, Ruth Lepson, Stefano Donno, Gabriele Montagano, Italo Testa, Annelisa Addolorato, Annamaria Ferramosca.

Theoretical texts by:
Caterina Davinio, Avi Rosen, Luba Diduch, David W. Seaman, Craig Saper, Gabriele Montagano.

Poets included in the DVD (Network_Poetico section: with video-readings in Skype video-call):
Annelisa Addolorato (Milano, Italy)
Vincenzo Bagnoli (Bologna, Italy)
Anna Balint (Budapest, Hungary)
Denis Belley (Québec, Canada)
Eva Dabara (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Luba Diduch (Calgary, Canada)
Stefano Donno (Lecce, Italy)
Matteo Fantuzzi (Bologna, Italy)
Annamaria Ferramosca (Rome, Italy)
Phoebe Giannisi (Athens, Greece)
Juan Diaz Infante (Mexico Ciry, Mexico)
Ruth Lepson (Boston, USA)
Mirona Magearu (Maryland, USA)
Nicole Mauro (San Francisco, USA)
Philip Meersman (Sint-Niklaas, Belgium)
Gabriele Montagano (Neaples, Italy)
Massimo Mori (Florence, Italy)
Francesco Muzzioli (Rome, Italy)
Obododimma Oha (Ibadan, Nigeria)
Lamberto Pignotti (Rome, Italy)
Mariapia Quintavalla (Milano, Italy)
Avi Rosen (Tel Aviv, Israel)
Craig Saper (Orlando, USA)
David Seaman (Savannah, USA)
Elif Sezen (Melbourne, Australia)
Alfonso Siracusa (Siracusa, Italy)
Italo Testa (Paris, France)
Liliana Ugolini (Florence, Italy)
Cristina Vignocchi (Sant'Andrea Pelago/Modena, Italy)

Poets and artists included in the DVD (“Anthology Welcome on Board” section):
1 TULIO RESTREPO ECHEVERRI
2 MANULA
3 CHRIS FUNKHOUSER
4 STEPHAN NIETSCH
5 FRANCISCO PARRAC
6 ETTORE MOSCIÀNO
7 MIDORI MCCABE
8 ROBERT B. LISEK
9 DANIEL DARSIE
10 GIANCARLO MICHELI
11 GIORGIO WEISS
12 LISA MOREN
13 FRANCESCA FINI
14 SUSANA
15 DEBORA ALANNA
16 _GUROGA
17 JELENA MISKOVIC
18 GOSIA KOSCIELAK
19 PAUL TIILILÄ
20 ZENEK
21 MARIANA RENTHEL
22 GINGER SHUICHI
23 OWEN-MURAKAMI
24 CALOGERO BARBA
25 EGO
26 MARISA PLUMB
27 ANNA BALINT
28 CATHERINE DALY
29 TOMMASO CIONI
30 LUBA DIDUCH
31 NEI DUCLÓS
32 G. E. SCHWARTZ
33 ROD SUMMERS
34 DE ELIA ARTISTA
35 EUGENIO LUCREZI
36 PETER CICCARIELLO
37 JUDITH V.
38 ELDA TORRES
39 RICCARDO PREZIOSI
40 DOVRAT ANA MERON
41 LUIGI CANNILLO
42 EVA DABARA
43 FORTUNA DELLA PORTA
44 ELIF SEZEN
45 TITO TRUGLIA
46 DAVID W. SEAMAN
47 RICCARDO DURANTI
48 TATJANA MACIC
49 ALIN DURADURYAN
50 SANGIORGIO DIANA
51 LUKE MUNN
52 LAURA CRISTIN
53 SAMI EL HAGE
54 SCOTT F. HALL
55 BENEDETTA JANDOLO
56 CARLES SORA
57 LINDA RAE DORNAN
58 MARTIN RIESER
59 CARLO SANTORO
60 MOLLY FREDERICKS
61 ALFONSO SIRACSUA
62 BEATRICE PISANI
63 DOUG LARSON
64 AVI ROSEN
65 ROBERTO SCALA
66 ANNA MARIA PUGLIESE
67 ANNAMARIA FERRAMOSCA
68 OBODODIMMA OHA
69 NICOLE MAURO
70 EDVINO UGOLINI
71 TIZIANA BARACCHI
72 G. P. DI MONDEROSE
73 FABIA GHENZOVICH
74 REID WOOD
75 MARIA CADOLINI
76 ELISABETTA DI FIDIO
77 GABRIELE MONTAGANO
78 RENATO SCLAUNICH
79 SIMONA VERRUSIO
80 MARY ANN SULLIVAN
81 GREGORY VINCENT ST. THOMASINO
82 GIORGIO MOIO
83 SARA DE GIORGI
84 JONATHAN POWELL
85 TONY GREEN
86 LANA PALMER
87 ELENA LATINI
88 LUCIA LEAO
89 JOYCE RYCKMAN
90 LIA CHAVEZ
91 MANX WHARTON
92 BIAGIO GUERRERA
93 BIANCA MADECCIA
94 MAXIME BANKS
95 MARCELLO COMITINI
96 ANTONIO SPAGNUOLO
97 SHANA ROBBINS
98 JONATHON KEATS
99 ALEX NODOPAKA
100 SEIEI JACK
101 GIACOMO CONSERVA
102 CATERINA DAVINIO
103 VITTORIO BACCELLI
104 JAKA ŽELEZNIKAR
105 HILARIO ALVAREZ DÍAZ
106 STANKA GJURIC
107 LILIANA UGOLINI
108 COSTIS
109 VALERIA BRANCATO
110 DE FILIPPO
111 GIOSUÈ MARONGIU
112 LIVINGSTON
113 HÉLÈNE CHAMPALOUX
114 INBRED HYBRID COLLECTIVE
115 MARIJA NIKOLA VAUDA
116 PILIPOVIC MANIK
117 J P BALPE
118 DEMOSTHENES AGRAFIOTIS
119 EUGENIA SERAFINI
120 SÉRGIO MONTEIRO DE ALMEIDA
121 ROBITAH NAWAWI
122 MARIAPIA QUINTAVALLA
123 SANTORO EMANUELA
124 ADRIAN ARIAS
125 SANDA NEDIC
126 CLAUDIO GRANDINETTI
127 CARLA DELLA BEFFA
128 ANNA BOSCHI
129 MARIA GRAZIA MARTINA
130 DON BOYD
131 TONY GREEN
132 NATHALIE RANC
133 FLAVIA FERNANDES
134 THOMAS NICOLAI
135 DANIEL DALIGAND
136 ARISTOTELIS TRIANTIS
137 JOE MURRAY
138 GILBERTTO PRADO
139 CECIL TOUCHON
140 BRUNO SANTOS
141 ALLAN REVICH
142 EMANUELA SANTORO
143 LAMBERTO PIGNOTTI
144 LELLO MASUCCI
145 FRANCESCO MUZZIOLI
146 ANGELA IBAÑEZ
147 MARIO LUNETTA
148 VINCENZO BAGNOLI
149 BRUNO CHIARLONE
150 LINDA MAVIAN
151 ALESSIO LIBERATI
152 LAMBERTO CARAVITA
153 AIDANA RICO
154 PASCALE GUSTIN
155 ROSSELLA RICCI
156 IGNACIO PÉREZ PÉREZ
157 ALBERTO MORI
158 ARMANDO TINNIRELLO
159 MARIA GRAZIA GALATÀ
160 VINCENT GREGORY
161 ROBERT VAN SAANE
162 RICHARD PIEGZA
163 CARMELA CORSITTO
164 JUAN JOSE DÍAZ INFANTE
165 MARGHERITA LEVO ROSENBERG
166 GIOVANNI STRADA
167 RENATA STRADA
168 REYNOLDS
169 PAUL MURPHY
170 PIOTR OSUSZKIEWICZ
171 PEDRO JUAN LOPEZ
172 MARIA GRAZIA CALANDRONE
173 PETE ASPENCE
174 G.H. HOVAGIMYAN
175 KLAUS PETER DENCKER
176 RADOSLAV B. CHUGALY
177 DJAZAIRIA LAMIA
178 MARÍA JIMENA PINTOS
179 KEITH A. BUCHHOLZ
180 SARA MAINO
181 MUD SCAB
182 GUIDO VERMEULEN
183 ITALO TESTA
184 GIOVANNI FONTANA
185 LORENZO MAZZA
186 TOMASO BINGA
187 GIGI ZOPPELLO
188 ERIC DUBOIS
189 WILTON AZEVEDO
190 KARISSA LANG
191 RANDY ADAMS
192 LUCAS FARRELL
193 JOHN M. BENNETT
194 MASSIMO ZANASI
195 JAVIER ROBLEDO
196 HOLLY CRAWFORD
197 GUSTAVO SÀNCHEZ-VELANDIA
198 LUC FIERENS
199 MASSIMO MORI
200 ALFONSO LENTINI
201 STEFANO DONNO
202 MIEKAL AND
203 ROSETTA BERARDI
204 PAOLO ARCERI
205 ALCKMAR SANTOS
206 SITALO NOVE
207 LUISELLA CARRETTA
208 LAURA MAUTONE
209 SERGIO SARRITZU
210 IRVING WEISS
211 GABRIELLA DI TRANI
212 BEN BRACK
213 MATTEO FANTUZZI
214 FRANCO PIRI FOCARDI
215 ANAT ELBERG
216 MARIO VASSALLE
217 GERALDO DE JOACHIMA
218 TED WARNELL
219 ENRICO TAVERNINI
220 ILARIA DRAGO
221 MARCO PALLADINI
222 ANTONIA COLASANTE
223 IDA CAMPAGNOLA
224 DORON FURMAN
225 PIETRO BARBERA
226 FARAÒN METEOSÈS
227 CHIARA DE LUCA
228 @NETWURKER
229 JOHN GIAN
230 LUIGI DI RUSCIO
231 FRANCESCO DALESSANDRO
232 RUTH LEPSON
233 NICOLE MAURO

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http://www.libreriauniversitaria.it/virtual-mercury-house-planetary-interplanetary/libro/9788896760260
and others.

In case you cannot find this book, you can order a copy to the cultural association ART ELECTRONICS: contact clprezi@tin.it

Link:
http://www.polimata.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=177&Itemid=832