Caterina Davinio
Since the beginning
clprezi@tin.it
Works in United States of America

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BIO
Caterina Davinio.
Born 1957. Multimedia artist, writer, poet. Pioneer of Italian digital art and computer poetry in 1990. Her work has been exhibited in many countries in more than 300 exhibitions, seven times in the Venice Biennale and Collateral Projects (1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2011), where she created participative events collaborating also as curator. Other exhibitions: Biennale of Sidney (Online Venue 2008), Athens Biennial (2007), Liverpool Biennial (Independents 2006 and 2008), Biennales de Lyon (1999, and Intern. Kiosk 2007), Biennale de Paris (2004), New media Art Biennial of Merida, Hong Kong Artists' Biennial, International Poetry Festival in Medellin. For extensive list see: http://xoomer.alice.it/cprezi/caterinadav.html
Caterina Davinio was a poet and painter in the 80s; in Rome she participated in poetry and performance meetings, getting in touch with the international circuits of the avant-garde. She creates video and digital art (still and animated), digital visual poetry, photography, performance, on line events. In 1998 she was the creator of Italian Net-poetry, a development of net-art related to multi-located experimental poetry events, based on line and in real spaces. Among her publications: Color color (novel, 1998), Techno-Poetry and Virtual Reality (It - Engl., essay, 2002, with preface by Eugenio Miccini), Serial Phenomenologies (poems, 210), Il libro dell'oppio (The Book of Opium, poems, 2012), Virtual Mercury House. Planetary & Interplanetary Events (texts and documents about electronic poetry, 2012).

Contact:
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DISCUSSION

TECHNOPOETRY FOR PEACE: the video on line!


TECHNOPOETRY FOR PEACE, 2003, curated by Caterina Davinio at the Mudima
Foundation (March 31, Milan). Now on line 4MB:
http://members.xoom.virgilio.it/davinio/TechnoPoetry%20for%20Peace.rm

Also presented (with other international videos) at Giubbe Rosse in Florence
and at Candiani Center in Mestre (Venice).

No more wars.
Caterina, Claudio, and Karenina.it Staff

DISCUSSION

Re: invitation to participate: your favorite four letter words


my favorite words: fest, play, pace (in Italian)
Caterina Davinio

> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "D. Jean Hester" <jenajunk@hotmail.com>
> > To: <list@rhizome.org>
> > Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2003 4:08 PM
> > Subject: RHIZOME_RAW: invitation to participate: your favorite four
letter
> > words
> >
> >
> > > Hey Rhizomers,
> > >
> > > I'd like to ask you to contribute/participate in my latest
> > > collaborative-participative-what-the-hell-is-it-ART-THANG. (FYI, I
have
> > > included my bio at the end of this email.)
> > >
> > > It's SO EASY: send me a list of your favorite four letter words (as
many
> > or
> > > as few as you want). Yeah, and remember, four letter doesn't have to
mean
> > > f*ck, sh*t, d*mn, although those certainly are glorious four letter
words.
> > > Hand, post, June, list, dive, chow, Oslo, poke are all perfectly
> > reasonable
> > > four letter words as well.
> > >
> > > The words will be used in a video installation planned for a
> > > music/video/art/dance-like-crazy-people event at the Hollywood
Athletic
> > Club
> > > in Los Angeles for May 17. The words will be placed in a database,
and
> > > reconfigured in odd random pairings based on an algorithm, along with
odd
> > > random pairings of video footage.
> > >
> > > Thanks, and send those words in to jenajunk@hotmail.com! I need a lot
of
> > > them...
> > >
> > > BIO: <warning: art jargon ahead>
> > > D. Jean Hester is a media artist living in Los Angeles, California,
whose
> > > work combines programming, databases, film and video to create
interactive
> > > pieces for both physical installations and online platforms. Hester
> > wishes
> > > to involve users as active, thinking, engaged
participant-collaborators in
> > > the creation of art. Her work explores the nature of interactivity
and
> > > audience/user participation, and what happens when a work is no longer
a
> > > stand-alone authored environment with a tightly controlled
author-defined
> > > outcome, but when the users themselves are contributing/collaborating
> > > through the use of interactivity (be it physical real-world
performative
> > > actions or interaction with a database or some other program). In
this
> > > scenario the artist's intention is only part of the puzzle - the art
does
> > > not exist until it is engaged. Without a user as a contributor, it
is
> > only
> > > a potentiality - not an actuality. Her work has been shown in
numerous
> > > exhibits, festivals, and screenings in the United States, Canada, and
> > > Mexico, and can be seen online at www.divestudio.org.
> > >
> > > -- D. Jean Hester
> > > www.divestudio.org
> > > Interviewer: "Must an artist be a programmer to make truly original
online
> > > art?"
> > > John Simon: "Truly original? You Modernist! Whether you make art or
not,
> > > understanding programming is an amazing understanding."
> > > from "Code as Creative Writing: An Interview with John Simon"
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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> > > +
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DISCUSSION

interview


Dear friends,
I know many of you suffer here my written English since a couple of years or
more... Who has courage now can link to hear my voice SPEAKING (!) in
English, by answering an interview for Digitalis II exhibition (BC,
Canada):
http://meta.insinc.com/citysoup/digitalis/CATERINA_DAVINIO_interview.ram

(Let me know if my language incomprehensible at all!)

All the best!
Caterina

DISCUSSION

Techno-Poetry in Venice


UNESCO - Centro Culturale Candiani - [Mestre - Venice]

In the contest of the poetry reading
DIALOGUE THROUGH POETRY (Chair: Letizia Granzotto; Poets: Erminia
Passannanti, Adriana Sartor, Gianmario Lucini, Arturo Buzzat , Anna Maria
Farabbi).

will be presented:
TECHNOPOETRY FOR PEACE
Caterina Davinio Curator

Organization: Antonella Sartor, Giuseppe Deppi

The itinerant videofestival dedicated to peace arrives in Venice
APRIL 12 2003 - 07:00 PM.
Already exhibited with success in Florence (at the Giubbe Rosse),
and in Milan, at the Mudima Foundation,
the festival is now hosted by the Candiani Center in Mestre (Venezia),

Technopoetry for Peace presents video, digital images, visual poetry
against war, for peace, created by
experimental artists from the world.

Artists:
Dmitri Bulatov, Avelino de Araujo,
Carol Starr, Daniel Daligand, Daniele Virgilio,
Angela & Peter NetMail, Ferhat Ozgur,
Fernando Aguiar, Flavia Fernandes,
Gruppo Sinestetico, Irena Paskali,
Nenand Bogdanovic, Clemente Padin,
Sergio Monteiro de Almeida,
Siglinde Kallnbach, Sudhanshu Garg,
Vito Pace, Julien Blaine,
Eugenio Miccini, Barry Alpert,
Thanwa Chanpen, Caterina Davinio,
AMAE Artgroup, Walter Ungerer, Emilio Fantin,
Helen Frigon, Akenaton, Massimo Mori,
Stefano Pasquini, Kevin McCoy,
Balbuena+Ayala Foundation, Luca Curci.

Visual Poetry (photocopied, at disposal of the public):
Ryosuke Cohen, Batolome Ferrando, John M. Bennet,
Klaus P. Dencker, Teo Spiller, Sergio Monteiro de Almeida, Mangalar,
Francesco Mandrino, Giuseppe Chiari, Oronzo Liuzzi, Brice Bowman, J. R.
Carpenter, Siglinde Kallnbach, Claudio Parentela, Tulio Restrepo, Juan
Jose Diaz Infante, Jean-Pierre Balpe, Anna Boschi, Centro de Arte
Experimental Vigo, Clemente Padin, Keiichi Nakamura, Fernando Aguiar,
Samir Mesquita, Jorg Piringer, Loreto Garin & Federico Zukerfeld,
Michael Basinski, Hugo Pontes, Rora & Dobrica Kamperelic, Angela & Peter
Netmail, Daniele Virgilio, Antonio Gomez, Danae Hondrou, Daniel
Daligand, Eugenio Miccini.

During the meeting will be presented the essay: Techno-Poetry and
Virtual Realities (bilingual Italian / English, pp 320). Collection:
Archivi della poesia del 900, Mantova.
Journalists, cultural centers, libraries,
universities, can write to us to receive a free copy
for reviewing, or documentation..
To order the book write to: Claudio Preziosi c/o Karenina.it Office
clprezi@tin.it
For more information:
http://members.xoom.virgilio.it/kareninazoom/daviniobook.htm

Karenina.it
http://members.xoom.virgilio.it/kareninazoom/kareninarivista.html

Karenina.it will be at Digitalvisions Festival 2003 - University of
British Columbia, Canada (presented by Sylvia Borda and Enrico Gianfranchi)

KARENINA.IT (poetry in phatic function) A web project by Caterina Davinio on
line since 1998 - By Jakobson, phatic is the use of the language which has
the finality to maintain open and operative the communication channel among
the interlocutors. On the confine between art and critic, happening and net
performance, Karenina.it is a virtual meeting place around the theme of the
writing and the new technologies, in which experiences of international
artists, curators, theoreticians converge, in a net that counts thousands of
contacts in the world.

DISCUSSION

peace in action


This evening, since 10:00 PM until 12:00 PM, turn on all the lights at the
windows, the satellite will register this initiative for peace, forward this
e-mail!

peace in action

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accendere tutte le luci esterne

il satellite filmera questa iniziativa

per la pace. passate questa mail!