Massimo Schiavoni, Performing Art Scholar
Massimo Schiavoni is a Visual Artist, Performing Art scholar, Project Manager and Still Photographer. Since the 80′s he followed every edition of the Inteatro Festival, in his native town, Polverigi.
After receiving the bachelor diploma in the art high school, he graduated from the Art School Academy of Fine Arts in Macerata with a thesis on the relationship between video art, film and television tutored by Prof. Franco Speroni. He studied in Amiens and Bilbao where he attended courses in anthropology and in theatre critique. In Italy, among his works: Ph.D dissertion on Electronic Scenography and Digital Theatre, discussed at the University of Ferrara and tutored by Prof. Massimo Malucelli, and another Ph.D dissertation on Photography, discussed at the University CaÕ Foscari of Venice, tutored by Prof. Guido Cecere. As visual artist his performances were selected (the only italian) in the Experimental and Video Art section of the most important art Festival as LA FILE DE CORTOMETRAJES in Valladolid, ULFF – URBAN LITERATURE LTD FESTIVAL in North Carolina, INTERNATIONAL PANORAMA OF INDEPENDENT FILMAKERS OF FILM E VIDEO in Thessaloniki, FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE FILMETS DE Badalona and EUROSHORT in Warsaw. Contract Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts of Frosinone, currently he is an Art teacher in Secondary schools Second Degree. Attracted by the new art performing scene and the interaction of theatrical forms-choreutic with anthropology, sociology and aesthetics of new media. In 2011 he published with Gwynplaine Editions the essay PERFORMATIVI. Per uno sguardo scenico contemporaneo and the text Antropologia coreutica di Francesca Proia. Fenomenologie e riferimenti storici performativi come sviluppo dellÕimmagine corporea in the collective work Declinazioni yoga dellÕimmagine corporea. Due studi complementari edited by Francesca Proia for Titivillus Edizioni. He lives between Ancona, Venice and Avignon.