Alessandro de Francesco

Alessandro De Francesco (born 1981 in Italy, lives and works in Basel and Brussels) is an artist, poet, essayist and the founder of the Language Art Studio. Presented and exhibited in multiple international contexts, his work is focused on innovatory forms of manipulation of verbal materials. From 2008 to 2015 Alessandro was an artist-in-residence and visiting professor at the European Graduate School. He recently lead workshops at the École de recherche graphique in Brussels and the Basel Academy of Art & Design (HGK) and is currently a visiting professor at the Bern University of the Arts (HKB), Switzerland.
Alessandro De Francesco writes poetry and works on several parallel projects, such as the Augmented Writing , a visual and spatial text-expansion and text-exhibition device. His work also regularly features what he calls Reading Environments , i.e. poetry readings realised as performances and installations. He is currently developing immersive textual installations in virtual reality, visual works with language and acrylic painting, volume pieces with asemic writing, and new collective reading environments. The textual material used for his projects is often taken from his poetry and conceptual writing, that he conceives as plastic objects in their own right.
A collection of poems by Alessandro De Francesco was published in 2021 by Uitgeverij under the title (((.

Alessandro de Francesco - And Agglomerations, of Trees or E agglomerati, degli alberi o
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Mousse - Mousse Publishing (books)
A bilingual text by Alessandro De Francesco that blurs the boundaries between art and poetry.
Alessandro de Francesco - Pour une théorie non dualiste de la poésie (1960-1989)
French edition
A comparative analysis of the poetic creation of the second half of the 20th century, under the aegis of the notion of non-dualism, redefining the epistemologies of action peculiar to the poetry of the 1960-80s but also, in perspective, of the extreme contemporary.
Alessandro de Francesco - La vision à distance
French edition
Collection of poems gathering texts on similar subjects, such as the unknown, violence and war, technology and information, phylogeny and the ontogenesis.
Alessandro de Francesco - Redéfinition
French edition
Alessandro de Francesco's poetic approach aims to redefine and surpass discursive obstacles born out of our cognition, our emotions, and the political and media systems.
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