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Francesco Aprile
* 1985, currently based: Lecce, Italy
http://www.utsanga.it/ francesco.aprile@utsanga.it
About
Francesco Aprile (Lecce, Italy) is freelance journalist, poet and visual-poet, essayist. In 2010 he became member of the literary movement called New Page-Narrativa in store, that has founded in 2009 by Francesco Saverio Dòdaro and for which he published 39 brief novels, 10 poetry and two theoretical texts – in store; he worked as a press agent, secretary, editing exhibition and critical works of the authors belonging to this movement. Since march 2013 the cure of this movement has been at two voices: F. S. Dòdaro-F. Aprile, but currently he is the director of New Page (since august 2016). In April 2011 he founded the group of artistic research Contrabbando Poetico, subscribing the first manifesto. He is the co-founder of Unconventional Press (2012, with Cristiano Caggiula) and the magazine of experimental languages www.utsanga.it (2014, with Cristiano Caggiula). He is the author of code poetry/poetic algorithm (since 2010), asemic cinema/asemic film (since february 2016), visual poetries, asemic writing, glitch and literary glitch, asemic-glitch writing, theory about informatic-poiesis and informatic punctuation, theory about latency in literature (Exegesis of a renunciation and so on). His works and books of visual-poetries are archived in libraries, centers of documentation, italians and strangers, like the Poetry Library (London), Tate Library (London), MACBA-Center of documentation (Barcellona), the Akademie der Künste (Berlin), ArtPool Art Research Center (Budapest), Poetry Collection (University at Buffalo) and private collections like the Imago Mundi-Visual Poetry in Europe (Fondazione Benetton-Fondazione Sarenco). His research is documented on An Anthology of Asemic Handwriting (edited by Tim Gaze and Micheal Jacobson for Uitgeverij Ed. in 2013), and international journals: S/V Revue (Lyon), Rivista di Studi Italiani (Toronto), La Clessidra (Edizioni Joker), Otoliths (Australia), Il foglio clandestino (Milan), Rem Magazine (New Zeland), Commonline Journal (The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, USA), Le Reti di Dedalus (European Writers' Congress – Italian), Word/For Word (USA), Infinity’s Kitchen (USA), Circulaire 132 (Canada), Letteratura e Società (Luigi Pellegrini Editore), Free Verse: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry & Poetics (Department of English, North Carolina State University), The Nod Magazine (Calgary University), Revista Laboratorio (Universidad Diego Portales, Santiago, Cile), Coldfront-A vispo supplement, Rivista Risvolti (Edizioni Riccardi) and so on. Last publications: “.excursus” (Redfox Press, 2016), “Entropia del fuoco” (Eureka Edizioni, 2016, with text by Cristiano Caggiula), "Dietro le stagioni" (iQdB Ed., 2015, with text by Cristiano Caggiula), "Exegesis of a renunciation" (Uitgeverij, 2014, with texts by Bartolomé Ferrando and Cristiano Caggiula).
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News
27.12.2016

Utsanga, #10, december issue

The new issue of www.utsanga.it is online now. Contributors: Amarilys Quintero Ruiz, Shin Tanabe, Tae Ateh, Jean-Pierre Bobillot, Giovanni Fontana, John Held, Sue Hartigan, Myriam Laplante, Neda Mehrjoo, Rafael González, Alexia Rizzi, Massimo Polello, Kerri Pullo, Giuseppe Pellegrino, Antonio Rollo, Peter Ganick, Kimm Kiriako, Lucia Marcucci, Feliciano de Mira, Giorgio Moio, Dawn Nelson Wardrope, Cecelia Chapman, Jeff Crouch, Francesco Aprile, Cristiano Caggiula, Egidio Marullo, Volodymyr Bilyk, Julien Blaine, Fabio Orecchini, Spencer Selby, Wladimir Larioshyn, Vasyl Heraschenko, Sawah Hougelyan, Olexandr Ryabov, Oleg Kyrychenko, John M. Bennett, Bruno Conte, Oronzo Liuzzi, Rossana Bucci, Reed Altemus, Tom Cassidy, Jim Leftwich, Texas Fontanella, József Biró.

02.12.2016

Utsanga: Asemic writing exhibition

Edited by Utsanga.it: Francesco Aprile, Cristiano Caggiula, Elisa Carella

Produced and hosted by: Armonie d’Arte Foundation

UTSANGA ASEMIC WRITING EXHIBITION: Map of asemic horizon. Contemporary writings
Opening: 2th December 2016
Exhibition runs: 3th December 2016
Closing date: 2th May 2017

Location: Parco Archeologico Scolacium (Via Scylletion, 88021 Borgia CZ)

Partnership: Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo; Terre di Scolacium; Provincia di Catanzaro; Fondazione Rocco Guglielmo; Marca Museo delle arti del XXI secolo.

The list of artists participating: Adriano Accattino; Agam Andreas; Alexander Limarev; Alvaro Sanchez; Anna Boschi Cermasi; Ásgrímur Kuldaboli Þórhallsson; Axel Calatayud; Bartolomé Ferrando; Bill DiMichele; Cecilia Chapman; Cheryl Penn; Clemente Padin; Cristiano Caggiula; David Felix; Dona Mayoora; Edward Kulemin; Egidio Marullo; Emilio Morandi; Eugenio Lucrezi; Fabio Lapiana; Francesco Aprile; Giancarlo Pavanello; Giovanna Cammisa; Giovanni Fontana; Giuseppe Pellegrino; Hilda Paz; John M. Bennett; Julien Blaine; Kathup Tsering; Kenryo Hara; Kerri Pullo; Klaus Groh; Laura Ortiz; Lilian Pacheco; Lina Stern; Luc Fierens; Lucinda Sherlock; Maria Luigia Gioffrè; Mariangela Guatteri; Martin Lau; Michael Basinski; Michel Audouard; Miriam Midley; Nicolas Strappini; Oronzo Liuzzi; Rossana Bucci; Phil Openshaw; Rachel Minshull; Reed Altemus; Ruggero Maggi; Simon Warren; Stephen Nelson; Tchello d’Barros; Tim Gaze; Tommasina Bianca Squadrito; Uros Lazic; Vittore Baroni.

Exhibitions & Conferences
Publications & References
Aprile Francesco. Differenza ed estetica digitale: il glitch. Vol.september 2016. Utsanga.it th ed.Italy: Utsanga.it, 2016.
Aprile Francesco. Computer poems. Dall’archeologia al source code poetry. Vol.september 2016. Utsanga.it th ed.Italy: Utsanga.it, 2016.
Aprile Francesco, Caggiula Cristiano. About Asemic Writing. Vol.september 2015. Utsanga.it th ed.Italy: Utsanga.it, 2015.