Federico Federici (aka Antonio Diavoli, b. 1974) got a degree in Physics and was researcher in the field of Confocal and Multiphoton Microscopy within the INFM framework at DIFI, Genoa University until 2004. Main fields of interest: Biophysics, Cybernetics, Applications of Group Theory to Physics.

email: federico@federicofederici.net
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Authors he has translated

Sophie Hannah, Christopher Hobday, David Nettleingham, Alice Oswald, Rati Saxena (from English into Italian); Hans Arp, Paul Celan, Daiva Čepauskaitė, Joseph Von Eichendorff, Katarina Frostenson, Heinrich Heine, Merja Virolainen, Stephan Zweig (from German into Italian); Cesare Pavese, Giampiero Neri, Gian Paolo Guerini, Paolo Fichera (from Italian into English); Elena Fanajlova, Nika Turbina (from Russian into Italian); Nika Turbina (from Russian into English). Excerpts

Journals

electronic:  «AbsoluteVille», «The Adinorack Review», «Carte nel vento», «Conversation poetry», «Ditch», «El Ghibli», «Nazione Indiana», «The New Post-Literate», «NiedernGasse», «On Barcelona»,  «Poesia 2.0», «°puntocritico», «Ulisse», «Utsanga», «Zoomoozophone».
paper: «Applied Optics», «Atelier», «Broken Wine», «Cantarena», «Il Foglio Clandestino», «Journal of Physical Chemistry B», «Kritya», «Maintenant – Journal of contemporary dada writing and art», «Microscopy Research Technique», «Le Monde Diplomatique – Il Manifesto», «Morning Star», «PaginaZero», «Private», «SAND, Berlin’s english literary journal», «Semicerchio. Rivista di poesia comparata», «Specchio», «Sphera Medical Journal», «The Unroean».

Publishers

Anterem, Conversation Paperpress, Elsevier Academic Press, Italic, La Camera Verde, Lampi di Stampa, Le Monnier, Oèdipus, Marco Saya, Via del Vento, Wiley, Zanichelli.

Major prizes and grants

2016: Elio Pagliarani Prize for the poetry book «Mrogn».
2012: Treviglio Poesia Prize: L’esorcismo contrario, shortlisted.
2010: Lorenzo Montano Prize: «Tre prose unite», finalist.
2009: Lorenzo Montano Prize for the poetry book «L’opera racchiusa».
2004: Genoa International Poetry Festival Prize for the poem «Chiudi parola».

MAIN READINGS & EXHIBITION

“Stadtsprachen Expressional”, Martin Jankowski curator: Dunkelwort and two short films, Ehemaliges Stummfilmkino Delphi, Berlin, 2016.
“Intuición Estética”, Michael Jacobson curator, Casa Baltazar, Cordoba, 2016.
“plattform:[no budget] #12 unabhängiges Medienfestival”: Die Beiden Seiten, Leibnizhaus, Tübingen, 2015.
“plattform:[no budget] #11 unabhängiges Medienfestival”: The love song of A. N. Chamberlain, Leibnizhaus, Tübingen, 2013.
Action Poetry”: videos, Peccolo Gallery, Livorno, 2011.
“plattform:[no budget] #8 unabhängiges Medienfestival”: Die Liebe bleibt, Kino Studio, Tübingen, 2010.
“Il reale nell’immateriale”: videos, Circolo Bertold Brecht, Milan, 2010.
“PoesiaPresente Festival”: Ника, Teatro Binario 7, Monza, 2009.
“Las formas del verbo”: No mok in bed, MAC, Caracas, 2008.