He is a robotics engineer, hacker, interaction designer, TED, Eisenhower and Yale World Fellow, she is an expert in digital communication, inclusion and cyber-ecologist.
The artistic duo Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico observes the computational mutations of human beings and societies due to the advent of networks and ubiquitous technologies. Between poetics and politics, bodies and architectures, squats and revolutionary business models, the couple promotes a vision of the world in which art connects science, politics, economics.
Authors of global performances, publications and works internationally displayed. They teach and have taught Near Future, Transmedia and Interaction Design in several universities, such as ISIA Firenze, La Sapienza University of Rome, RUFA – Rome University of Fine Arts, IED. They founded the research center HER – Human Ecosystems Relazioni and the international network AOS – Art is Open Source, dedicated to the interconnections between science, technology and the arts.