About Oriana Persico

Compulsive reader, blogger and journal-keeper, a 5th grade referendum against hunting awoke a precocious sense of environmental awareness in her that over time has extended to the digital and human world. She graduated with a degree in Communication Science and from 2004 to 2006 worked with the Innovation Group of the Greens in the Italian Senate (Innovazione dei Verdi al Senato), working with advocating political participation through new technology, digital inclusion, intellectual property and internet governance. She currently writes for magazines and newspapers, maintains online databases on art and technology and works with an intense fury on the arts, communications, politics and the critical economy. Founder and Communications Manager of FakePress Publishing, a cross-media publishing house and independent research institute, from January 2007 she works with Salvatore Iaconesi (aka xDxD.vs.xDxD)