Concept and design
Max Viale (sound designer)
Irma Milanese (PhD student in plant physiology)
This workshop was presented at Ars Electronica 2022
and in the Program What is life? of Noema Journal (Pier Luigi Capucci) – Urbino Art Academy 2022
If you are interested to know more about the narrative behind the two projects that Vanessa V created around the idea of Human Photosynthesis (Photosynthetic Me and Photosynthetic You), here you can find a long article in the Academic Journal Surprize n°4 by Noema Media and Publishing (curated by Pier Luigi Capucci) noema.media What is life 2022.pdf (pp. 43-48 ITA+ENG).
Max Viale is a well-known Italian sound designer, producer and music composer in the field of media art and cinema. Together with founding and directing the music collective Gatto Ciliegia against the Great Cold (10 albums realized), Max won many important awards including a David di Donatello and a Silver Lion (Venice Biennale Cinema in 2021), and a Golden Ciak Awards (Best score) in 2018. She also teaches at the Civica Scuola di Cinema “Luchino Visconti” of Milan.
Irma Milanese. After graduating in Biology, she specializes in the field of plant biotechnologies, with a keen interest in environmental and bioenergy issues. Now she is a PhD in Physiology of the interactions between plants, microorganisms, and the environment at Trento University.