Alessandro Ludovico

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Alessandro Ludovico (born 1969) is a researcher, artist and chief editor of Neural magazine since 1993. He received his Ph.D. degree in English and Media from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge (UK). He is Associate Professor at the Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton[1] and Lecturer at Parsons Paris – The New School.[2] He has published and edited several books, and has lectured worldwide. He also served as an advisor for the Documenta 12 Magazine Project. He is one of the authors of the award-winning Hacking Monopolism trilogy of artworks ("Google Will Eat Itself",[3] "Amazon Noir",[4] "Face to Facebook").[5]


Ludovico speaking in 2014.

Ludovico is one of the founding contributors to the Nettime community and one of the founders of the organization Mag.Net (Magazine Network of Electronic Cultural Publishers).[6] He is a contributor to Springerin and has been a contributor for various media, including RTSI (Italian language Switzerland Radiotelevision). In 2001 he was part of the n.a.m.e. (normal audio media environment) art group and developed "Sonic Genoma", a computer/sound art installation. He also conducted 20 "Neural Station", a weekly radio show on electronic music and digital culture on Controradio, Bari. He has written several books, including Suoni Futuri Digitali, la musica e il suo deflagrante impatto con la cultura digitale[7] and Post-Digital Print, the mutation of publishing since 1894,[8] which has been translated into Italian,[9] French[10] and Korean.[11]

Significant works[edit]

  • "In Defense of Poor Media"[12]
  • "The Post-Digital Publishing Archive: An Inventory of Speculative Strategies"[12]
  • "From Browser’s Cache to the Human Genome – Towards an Extended Notion of Publishing"[12]

Further reading[edit]

  • Lovink, Geert; Rasch, Miriam (2013). Unlike Us Reader: Social Media Monopolies and Their Alternatives. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Institute of Network Cultures. ISBN 9789081857529.
  • Caraco, Benjamin (2017). "Alessandro Ludovico, Post-Digital Print: La mutation de l'édition depuis 1894" [Alessandro Ludovico, Post-digital Print: The Mutation of Publishing Since 1894]. Bulletin des bibliothèques de France (in French) (12): 124–125. ISSN 1292-8399.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dr Alessandro Ludovico | Winchester School of Art | University of Southampton".
  2. ^ "Faculty | Parsons Paris".
  3. ^ "Gwei - Google Will Eat Itself | transmediale".
  4. ^ "Amazon Noir - the Big Book Crime | transmediale".
  5. ^ "Face to Facebook | transmediale".
  6. ^ The Reader: Experiences in Electronic Cultural Publishing (2006), ISBN 978-8479075088, 2009. Retrieved on 25 September 2016.
  7. ^ “Suoni Futuri Digitali, la musica e il suo deflagrante impatto con la cultura digitale”, ISBN 9788873036142, 2000. Retrieved on 24 August 2017.
  8. ^ Post-digital Print: The Mutation of Publishing Since 1894, Onomatopee, ISBN 9789491677014, 2013.
  9. ^ Post-digital print. La mutazione dell'editoria dal 1894, CaratteriMobili, ISBN 9788896989500, 2014.
  10. ^ Post-digital print. La mutation de l'édition depuis 1894, B42, ISBN 9782917855751, 2016.
  11. ^ 포스트디지털 프린트 1894년 이후 출판의 변화, 미디어버스, ISBN 9788994027654, 2017
  12. ^ a b c "Alessandro ludovico | Search Results | P—DPA".

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