Marco Mancuso (PhD, Digital Cultures) is a critic, curator and lecturer. He deals with the impact of technologies and science on contemporary art, design and culture, investigating points of contact with philosophical thought in search of new ways of dialogue between human being and context. He founded and directs the digital art platform Digicult in 2005, and teaches at the Alma Mater University in Bologna, the Accademia di Belle Arti Carrara in Bergamo and NABA Milan. He has curated exhibitions and events on a national and international level, including the Digitalks meeting programme (2020), the seminars Arte e Futuro and I nuovi corpi (2019), the Fantomologia project (2018), the Italian pavilion of the Streaming Egos exhibition (2015), the group show The Mediagate (2012), the +39:Call for Italy project (2007), and the Mixed Media festival (2006). His essays, reviews and interviews have appeared in numerous magazines, books and catalogues and he has collaborated over the years with leading media labs and festivals including Transmediale, Sonar+D, Sonic Acts, Baltan Laboratories, STRP, Nemo, V2, Elektra, Todaysart, Impakt. He lectures and takes part in round tables, is one of the founders of the SSH – Sound Studies Hub at the Iuav University of Venice, a partner in the European EMAP/EMARE programme and an advisory board member for the ‘Future Innovation’ project of the Museum of Science and Technology in Milan. He published the books “Art, Technology and Science” (2018) and “Interview with a New Media Art” (2020) for Mimesis Edizioni.