Tatiana Bazzichelli

Artistic Director

Tatiana Bazzichelli is the Artistic Director of the Disruption Network Lab, a curatorial programme on art, hacktivism and disruption at the Kunstquartier Bethanien in Berlin. Former Programme Curator at transmediale festival in Berlin from 2011 to 2014, she initiated and developed the year-round ‘reSource transmedial culture’ project. She was Post-Doctoral researcher at the Leuphana University of Lüneburg, as part of the Innovation Incubator / Centre for Digital Cultures, and the Institute for Culture and Aesthetic Digital Media, Faculty of Cultural Studies (2012 - 2014). In 2011, she received a PhD degree in Information and Media Studies at the Faculty of Arts of Aarhus University in Denmark. In 2009 she was a visiting scholar at the H-STAR, the Human-Sciences and Technologies Advanced Research Institute of Stanford University in California. She wrote the books: "Networked Disruption: Rethinking Oppositions in Art, Hacktivism and the Business of Social Networking" (DARC Press, Aarhus University, 2013); "Networking: The Net as Artwork" (Costa & Nolan, Milan, 2006 /DARC Press, Aarhus University, 2008), and co-edited with Geoff Cox "Disrupting Business: Art and Activism in Times of Financial Crisis" (Autonomedia, New York, 2013). Active in the Italian hacker community since the ’90s, her networking project AHA:Activism-Hacking Artivism won the honorary mention for digital communities at Ars Electronica in 2007. She has organised several exhibitions and events, such as Hack.it.art (2005) and HACK.Fem.EAST (2008), in Berlin, Rome, and other European cities. She is born in Rome and since 2003 she lives in Berlin. http://www.disruptionlab.org http://networkingart.eu