Marco Maria Gazzano
University of Rome III
Expert of cinema and electronic art, he is Associate Professor of Cinema, Photography and Television in the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy at the Third University of Rome (Università degli Studi Roma Tre), where he is teaching “Film Theory” and “Cinema, Electronic Arts and Intermediality” since 2003. Gratuated in Contemporary History (1980), Ph.D. (1986) in Performing and Electronic Arts, from 1993 to 2006 he has taught “Theory & History of Cinematography” at the Faculty of Literature and Philosophy at the University of Urbino “Carlo Bo”.
He is president of Kinema, a Cultural Association that works in Rome since 1989 managing exhibitions, “educational” and no profit initiatives as well as a fund of videographic works comes from quality television and new television. The fund consists of about 10,000 pieces created by the most important international authors from the Sixties till now.
From 1985 to 1996 he's been the Director of Locarno VideoArt Festival (CH).
From 1990 to 1994 he's also been the Director of Cinema from Europe Mosaic. The Small Countries and Regions of the Europan Community (Cinema dal mosaic Europa. I Piccoli Paesi e le Regioni della Comunità Europea), Rome/Bruxelles.
From 1996 to 2001 he has directed Art & Communication. International Biennial of Electronic Arts, Quality Television & Multimedia Publishing Trade. (Arte & Comunicazione. Biennale internazionale delle arti elettroniche, della televisione di qualità, dell'editoria multimediale), Rome; the international exhibition Italy, Europe and South America Tower of Peace. The strategies of art against the strategies of violence (2002-2012).
From 1990 to 1993 he took part in the realization of experimental broadcast programming for RaiSat, an Italian satellite TV channel owned by RAI , as an innovative television program's author, as well as he has realized some “Thematic Events” for Arte, a Franco- German TV network, which aims to promote quality programming related to the world of arts and culture.