Marco Mancuso is a new media art critic, curator, editor and teacher, expert of the impact of digital technologies on art, design, culture and contemporary society. Founder and Director at Digicult project and Digimag magazine, Marco Mancuso focuses his researches on the connection between sound, light, image & space, with an historical/theoretical point of view, among a cross-disciplinary territory crossing art, cinema, music, design, architecture & science. As Digicult director, Marco Mancuso has been also expertising and skilling in the last years on networking strategies, online marketing & comunication developments and web 2.0 editing & journalistic activities. With the art-agency Digimade he is working for international art festivals, galleries, cultural and media centers as guest curator and media partner, organizing exhibitions and cross media events, workshops, meetings, performance and screenings and promoting, among others, Italian live media & live cinema artists. His interviews and critical texts can be read on Digimag archive, while his essays were published in festival and exhibition catalogues, and lectures and presentations he joined, both nationally and internationally. Marco Mancuso regularly teaches “Multimedia Art Languages” at NABA-New Academy of Fine Arts in Milan and “Audiovisual Design” at IED-European Institute of Design in Milan. He is also invited as guest lecturer and teacher of “New Media Art, Design & Culture” to seminars and workshops at academies and labs in Italy and Europe (like Transmedia-Brussels, Politecnico-Milan, Vasa Project…) Marco Mancuso was member of some international prices juries, like Videominuto, In/Out Screening Festival and Celeste Prize PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES Marco Mancuso worked as media partner for festivals and events like: Art Biennal San Josè (San Josè), Transmediale (Berlin), Sonic Acts (Amsterdam), Sonar (Barcelona), Cimatics (Brussels), Celeste Prize (Berlin), Elektra (Montreal), Playgrounds (Utrecht), Illustrative (Berlin), Mixed Media (Milan), Optronica (London), Strp (EIndhoven), Todaysart (Den Haag), Dissonanze (Rome), Direct Digital (Modena), Netmage (Bologna), Ixem (Palermo), Muv Festival (Florence), Sea: The Gate of Milan (Milan), Smart Urban Stage (Rome) and others. Some of curatorships were followed for festivals and exhibitions like: The Mediagate Exhibition (Galeria NT / Imaginarium, Lodz), Thorsten Fleisch screening (Artoteca, Milan), Rencontres Audiovisuelles festival (Lille), Nemo festival (Paris), Strp festival (Eindhoven), Cimatics festival (Brussels), Elektra festival (Montreal), Otolab exhibition (Traffic Gallery, Bergamo) Graffiti Research Lab for Enzimi festival (Piramide Cestia & Colosseo, Rome), Data & Radioastronomy exhibitions for Sincronie festival 2008 & 2009 (Teatro Arsenale, Milan), Screen Music festival 2007 & 2008 (Fortezza da Basso, Florence), Mixed Media festival (Hangar Bicocca, Milan) and Direct Digital exhibition (Ospedale Sant’Agostino, Modena). Marco Mancuso wrote some catalogue texts for festivals & exhibitions like: The Mediagate Exhibition (Warsaw), Direct Digital Exhibition (Milan), Bruce Sterling Fabrica Workshop (Treviso), Struttura Festival (Grosseto), Otolab ‘op7′ Exhibition (Bergamo), Mixed Media Festival (Milan), Limiteazero ’0006′ Exhibition (Milan), Share Festival (Turin). Some of lectures & conferences were held at: Naba-Always Already New (Milan), Cinema&Energia-XVI Convegno di Studi Cinematografici (Rome), Transmedia (Brussels), Laptoprus (Madrid), Ahackitude Meeting (Milan), Tecarteco Conference (Lugano), Strp Festival (Eindhoven), Elektra Digital Art Market (Montreal), Quando L’Occhio Trema Exhibition (Milan), Otolab Workshop/Muv Festival (Florence), Art & Science Meeting (Naples), I-Net Interactive Performance Meeting (Milan), Pixxeldinner Conference (Nova Gorica), Medievalmedia/Laba Academy Conference (Brescia), Open Source Meeting (Perugia), Politecnico Design Lecture (Milan), Ulf Langheinrich Lecture (Milan). His researches on Audiovisual Contemporary Art were developed through some special projects like: Hidden Worlds (screening + lecture), Mixed Media (live performances, exhibition + lectures), Visual Music (videoscreening), +39:Call for Italy Live (videoscreening, exhibition and lecture), Exploding Cave (videoscreening + live performances)see more