Tatiana Bazzichelli, a.k.a. T_Bazz (Rome, IT, 1974), is a communication sociologist and an expert in network culture, hacktivism and net art. She is a Ph.D. Scholar at the University of Ċrhus, developing a research on "Networking 2.0. An aesthetic, technological and social critique of collective art".
She holds a M.A. Degree in New Media and Communication, with a specialization in Digital TV, achieved in 2001 at the University of Rome Tor Vergata. In 2002, she attended an High Formation Course on Management of Arts and Culture at the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa. She gave a dissertation on Italian interactive digital art at the University la Sapienza in Rome (1999).
In 2000-2003 she worked as Content Manager and Multimedia Project Planner for the Web-Company Uhuru/KSolutions of l'Espresso Editions Group / la Repubblica newspaper.
Towards the end of the 1990's she organised events and conventions, such as HACK.Fem.EAST (Berlin, 2008), HackMIT! (Berlin, 2007), Cum2Cut (Berlin, 2006-2008), Hack.it.art (Berlin 2005), Art on the Net in Italy (Berlin 2005), MediaDemocracy and Telestreet (Munich, 2004), AHA (Rome, 2002), Hacker Art Lab (Perugia, 2000).
Founder of the networking project AHA:Activism-Hacking-Artivism (2001), she manages the email@example.com mailing list regarding artistic activism.
From 2003 to 2008 she has been a free-lance journalist based in Berlin, Germany and she has written about art, media and hacktivism for many Italian and International magazines, such as "Internet Magazine" (Ed. Master), "AD-Architectural Digest", "XL" of la Repubblica newspaper, "Next Exit", "Digimag", "Tk-Off", "Flash Art", "Neural", "Avatar", "Noemalab", "Cluster", "Cut-up".
She wrote "From Telestreet to Hackmeetings: the network of information creation" for the editor Costa & Nolan, in the book Neo Television (2005), edited by M. Pecchioli.
Since 2008, she lives in Aarhus, Denmark.
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