Domenico Quaranta | Contemporary Art Blog


Born 1978, Domenico Quaranta has been raised in the countryside and lives on the internet. Since the early 2000s, he has been spending most of his time speaking art and visual culture in front of diverse audiences, curating exhibitions of contemporary artifacts, writing texts and releasing them in the infosphere, enjoying life with his beloved ones and trying to understand the world he’s living in. Once a frequent, now erratic collaborator with magazines and reviews, his books include In My Computer (2011), Beyond New Media Art (2013); AFK. Texts on Artists 2011 – 2016 (2016) and Surfing con Satoshi. Arte, blockchain e NFT (Postmedia Books, Milano 2021). He contributed to, edited or co-edited a number of books and catalogues including GameScenes. Art in the Age of Videogames (2006, with Matteo Bittanti) and THE F.A.T. MANUAL (2013, with Geraldine Juarez). Curated exhibitions include: Holy Fire. Art of the Digital Age (2008); RE:akt! (2009 – 2010); Playlist (2009 – 2010); Collect the WWWorld (2011 – 2012); Unoriginal Genius (2014); Cyphoria (2016); Escaping the Digital Unease (2017 and 2018 – 2019); Hyperemployment (2019 – 2020). He lectures internationally and teaches “Interactive Systems” at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara. In 2011 he co-founded the now defunct Link Art Center.

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