BIO: Aesthetic researcher, writer, net-artist and videomaker based in Rome (Italy), Agnese Trocchi has been active since 1995 in the field of ICT.
In 1999 she co-founded Candida TV, an independent small sized cooperative in Rome to infiltrate the media mainstream with new visions of reality. With Candida TV she has been producing shows, spot, documentaries, short fictions for TV and the internet and she has been involved in the Telestreet movement in Italy.
In the same years she collaborated with Francesca da Rimini (AUS) and Diane Ludin (USA) with the net.art project “Id_runners, re-fleshing the body” to enquir the conditions of female beings on the edge of the new digital era.
Togheter with media activist from Italy and from the rest of the world, since 2000 Agnese organized events to promote debats on digital rights, copyright laws and independent video distribution online. In 2012 she published a book of erotic short novels.
2011 “Dante Alighieri on the edge of times. Visions of the Divine Comedy in Bergen” Piksel Festival, Bergen, Norway
2011 “Möglichkeitsraster / possibility grid” – ESC gallery, Steirischer herbst festival, Graz, Austria
2010 “Arte Avanzata – KORF 2010” CAMeC, Centre for modern and contemporary art, La Spezia, Italia
2009 “Rebuilding the Chronovisor”, “Golden threath Gallery”, ISEA09, Belfast, Ireland
2008 “The shadow of the frequencies” in “The rest of Now”, MANIFESTA 7, Bozen, Italy
2006-2008 Member of the International Advisory board for the Prix Art Electronica 08 Digital Communities category, Linz, Austria
2005-2008 Member of the jury of the “Art on the Net prix” , Machida Museum of Graphic Art of Tokyo, Japan
2007 Nightcomers 10th International Istanbul Biennal
2006 ” Exercises in Memory” in ” Cyberfem. Feminisms on the electronic landscape” , Espai d’Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castelló, Spagna
2006 Organizer of Transmission www.transmission.cc
2005 Ars Electronica 05 , Award of Distinction with the project ” New Global Vision ” , Digital Communities category, Ars Electronica Center, Linz, Austria
2005 Video installation “Blood_Network” for Dictionary of Atmospheres by De Quincey Company, Alice Springs, Australia
2005 InteractivA’05: Bienal Internacional Mérida, Yucatán, México
2005 Artist Residency, MAP Media Art Projects , London, UK
2005 Silent*Observers, MMSU, Rijeka, CROATIA
2005 Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien Museum – Berlin, Germany: Hacktivism in the Context of Art and Media in Italy
2004 Machida City Museum of Graphic Arts, Tokyo, Japan, 9th Art on the Net exposition “Anti-Violence ” with the net.art project Warriors of Perception
2004 Transmediale 04, House of Culture , Berlin Germany
2004 Künstlerhaus Bremen , Germany: Virtual Minds, Convention of Ficticious Figures
2003 Les Htmlles festival de cyberart 06 ” Montreal, Quebec City, Quebec Warriors of Perception http://www.htmlles.net
2003 Next 5 Minutes Festival , Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2002 17° Ars Electronica , Linz, Austria Kingdom of Piracy, Warriors of Perception
2002 FESTIVAL DEL LAGO , Museo Laboratorio delle Arti Contemporanee dell’ Università della Tuscia, Bolsena (Roma), Italy: Warriors of Perception ,
2002 Artist in Residency at the ISP THING.NET New York http://www.thing.net .
2002, Winner of the critic prize in the competition VideoMinutoPop with the video Discover your Future
2002 Net.art project Warriors of Perception commissioned by the Acer Digital Art Center [ADAC ] in Taiwan for ArtFuture 2002
2001 The Generali Foundation , Vienna, Austria: Double Life
2001 DaRT festival dLUX media/arts , Sydney, Australia
2001 Edith-Ruß Site for Media Art , Oldenburg, Germany : Cyberfem Spirit – Spirit of Data
2000 Body as Byte, The Body as Information Flow, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
2000 Remote opening to the festival ” Les HTMLles. Maid in Cyberspace ” by Studioxx in Montreal.
2000 Pass the bomb Installation at the World Trade Center, New York