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Education: degree in Physics at the University of Genoa (Italy) in 2000 with the thesis: Influence of refractive-index mismatch in high-resolution three-dimensional confocal microscopy. He was researcher in the field of Confocal and Multiphoton Microscopy within the INFM framework at DIFI Genoa University until 2004.

Scientific fields of interest: applications of group theory to physics, biophysics, confocal laser microscopy, cybernetics, digital image processing, coding, neural networks, two-photon microscopy.

Artistic fields of interest: poetry, visual poetry, conceptual writing, linguistic transgressions, medial transgressions, asemic writing, translation, critics, painting, video art, installations.

Authors translated: Sean Bonney, Pat Gawley, Sophie Hannah, Christopher Hobday, David Nettleingham, Alice Oswald, Don Paterson, 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); Giorgio Caproni, Paolo Fichera, Gian Paolo Guerini, Giampiero Neri, Cesare Pavese (from Italian into English); Elena Fanajlova, Nika Turbina (from Russian into Italian); Nika Turbina (from Russian into English). Excerpts

Electronic Journals: «3:AM Magazine», «A5 Magazine», «AbsoluteVille», «Abstract Magazine», «The Adinorack Review», «A-Minor», «AOM», «Asemic Front», «Asemics Magazine», «Bones», «Carte nel vento», «Conversation poetry», «Counterclock», «Ditch», «El Ghibli», «Ex-Ex-Lit», «Gasher», «Gone Lawn», «Internet Void», «The Journal», «Koan – The Paragon Press», «Letters Journal», «Memoir Magazine», «Nazione Indiana», «The New Post-Literate», «NiedernGasse», «nokturno.fi», «On Barcelona», «The Operating System», «Otoliths», «Poem Brut», «Poesia 2.0», «°puntocritico», «Raw Art Review», «Riggwelter», «Roanoke Review», «The Scriblerus», «Stadtsprachen Magazin», «The Stirling Spoon», «Trafika Europe», «Ulisse», «Unstamatic Magazine», «Utsanga», «Watershed Review», «Yes Poetry», «Zetaesse», «Zoomoozophone».

Print Journals: «Applied Optics», «Atelier», «Bombay Gin», «Broken Wine», «Cantarena», «Castabout Lit», «Corriere della Sera», «Europoe», «Il Foglio Clandestino», «Jahrbuch der Lyrik», «Jelly Bucket», «Journal of Physical Chemistry B», «Havik», «Infinity’s Kitchen», «Kritya», «Magma Poetry», «Maintenant – Journal of contemporary dada writing and art», «Meat for tea», «Microscopy Research Technique», «Le Monde Diplomatique – Il Manifesto», «Lily Poetry Review», «Morning Star», «The Nassau Review», «New Plains Review», «Obra/Artifact», «Outlook Springs», «PaginaZero», «Parataxe», «Poet Lore», «Private», «Raum», «SAND, Berlin’s english literary journal», «Sheepshead Review», «Semicerchio. Rivista di poesia comparata», «Specchio – La Stampa», «Sphera Medical Journal», «Stoneboat», «Texas Poetry Calendar», «THAT Literary Review», «Tule Review», «Typehouse Literary Magazine», «The Unroean».

Publishers: Anterem, Conversation Paperpress, Elsevier Academic Press, Italic Pequod, Klak Verlag, La Camera Verde, Lampi di Stampa, Le Monnier, Oèdipus, Marco Saya, Nervi Edizioni, No Press, Schöffling & Co., Via del Vento, Wiley, Zanichelli, Zoetic Press, Zona.

Major prizes

2019: The Nassau Review Writer Award for the poems The Waste Wall, November 1961.
2017: Lorenzo Montano Prize for the prose Diario di alcune ore della notte.
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.

Major grants

01/03-31/10/2003: Single and Two-Photon Excitation and Characterization of Biosensors Uncaging, INFM, DIFI Genoa University.
15/10/2000-15/10/2001: Two-Photon Microscopy: Adapting Nikon PCM2000 Scanning Head, INFM, DIFI Genoa University.