Lello Masucci

Record Status: 
Short biography: 

Lello Masucci is an artist who since 1990 has focused on new technologies with a special interest in research in the field of digital technologies, computer networks, internet and aesthetics of information and communication electronics and digital. In the early 1990s he implemented one of the first internet provider in southern Italy: dim; today, disappeared. It begins with pioneering research on the aesthetic possibilities of communication and its implications on a possible theory of Electronic Literature.  He is a pioneer, studying a variety of programming languages: Python, Lingo, Html, xml, javascript, actionscript, etc. In addition to the study of digital processing programs such as Photoshop, Premiere, Final Cut, Director, Flash, File Maker, Blender, Archicad, xPress, InDesign, Illustrator, FreeHand, etc.

His research results are strongly related to the theatrical concepts of interactivity in both analog and digital. In 2000, he presented an installation based on internet connections that bring a scene on the net (theatre play) that takes place simultaneously in Naples and New York, "On the air". This initiative constitutes the starting point for a series of theatrical experiences that borrow theater, the internet, the public and a new concept of participatory television address. Creator: Scenes of various software 1.0, Fabulandia, and games: horse racing, etc. progeta and the www.lellomasucci.net website that collects all works and its readership with the latest electronic literature which is among the best-known Italian scholars, so that is mentioned in numerous dissertations in communications science.

In 2009 he exhibited in a solo show at PAN Palazzo delle Arti Napoli (Electa catalogue), a series of works that explores the hybrid nature of analog and digital techniques techniques. Among these was the great worldwide success, "Poem night red," which is made by Internet users through a software implementation and that gives rise to a series of works on paper and a video installation at the same time on two European markets, Naples and Barcelona during the e-poetry 2009. Creator of 1 ° Convegno di Letteratura Elettronica in Italy, entitled "OLE workshop of Electronic Literature", collaborating with Dr. Giovanna Di Rosario for the realization of the Conference at the PAN on 20 and 21 January 2011. 

 You can learn more about his work atwww.elettroletteratura.org, a site he created and keeps updated as a reference point for anyone wanting to understand the aesthetic and artistic possibilities of new technologies, in particular of digital and internet.

 (Source: The ELO 2012 Media Show.)


Works by this author:

Critical writing by this author:

Events arranged:

Event City Datesort ascending Event type Link to edit content
OLE.01 Festival Internationale della Letteratura Elettronica Naples 08.10.2014 Festival

Curator of:

Title City Country Datesort ascending
OLE Officina di Letteratura Elettronica Napoli Italy January 21, 2011 to February 20, 2011
Full Name: 
Lello Masucci
The permanent URL of this page: 
Record posted by: 
Patricia Tomaszek