(Italiano) Il lancio della fase 2 del progetto e la co-creazione della città

January 18th the national tv channel RaiNews24 invites Oriana Persico and Claudio Alfano ti speak about the Ubiquitous Pompei project and perspectives

Travel through 6 cities, in Italy, Europe and the United States. A live performance capturing in real time the emotions of cities, in an open dialogue with music.

A short review of the VersuS installation at the Piemonte Share Festival

A review by architect Christian Jugovac about the VersuS – ConnectiCity project

A small documentary about the project by Rubén Santillàn

Tow articles by journalist Mario Cardone on TorreSette

37th Nexa Conference: “Urban Sensing, the real time life of cities”

Mapping love: The 7th December Valentina Tanni speaks about VersuS on Artribune

Together with the project “McLuhan Meets Pompei”, the FakePress and Art is Open Source teams have started their education program on augmented reality in two high schools in the city of Pompei

Visualizing.org featured NuclearAnxiety in their video and end of year project

The Electronic Man has been selected for exhibit at the Robots and Avatars series of events, promoted by the European Community

REFF at the 17th edition of the MFRU festival (Mednarodni Festival Racunalniskih Umetnosti) with an interactive installation and a workshop

Curated by Xenia Livada, a video-reportage from the VersuS showcase at “Officine Grandi Riparazioni” (Turin)

A showcase with Prinp.com

An exhibit and a workshop created for the technological lab of the “Classe dell’Arte” in Bozen

FakePress and AOS presente the tow high school of Pompei hits workshop “The Electronic Man. Ubiquitous writings and identities”

“NeoReality, ubiquitous publishing and new perceptions of space/time/identity”, by salvatore Iaconesi e Oriana Persico

3 more people will be able to register until the 8th of September at the RWR workshop 1st edition!

From 13th to 16th September 2011, 3+1 days of intensive workshop on the possibilities offered by Ubiquitous Publishing techniques and technologies

REFF, RomaEuropa FakeFactory has been featured in the Roma Creativa book

Renee Carmichael intervies Salvatore Iaconesi and Oriana Persico about the Electronic Man Performance

(Italiano) Dal 23 al 26 giugno l’Uomo Elettronico sarà al MACRO Testaccio come special McLuhan project per la second edizione di ADD Festival

The iPhone/iPad/iPod application of the Electronic Man is now available online! Download it for free and experience the “sense” of the global connection…

A connective global body inspired by and dedicated to Marshall McLuhan and Derrick de Kerckhove

“The net of the anxiety”, by Simone Arcagni

Next step publishing. From REFF to FakePress, theories and practices for 3.0 publishing: augmented reality, cross media books and ubiquitous content – Friday 13.05.2011 18.00 h, Salone Internazionale del Libro, Turin

The Casoria Contemporary Arts Museum hosted an exhibit and performance of REFF, RomaEuropa FakeFactory. On show, the REFF AR Drug and the REFF interactive map

Ferdinando Marino speak about CBF projcet on the official site of the Italian Federation of Public Relations – FERPI

(Italiano) “Il REFF a Londra. Una Fake Institution, una droga in realtà aumentata e la reinvenzione del reale”, reportage

The paper “Training Future Anthropologists by Innovative Means: Professional Vision from Augmented Reality NKISI Representations” will be presented at the European Association for the Education of Adults Conference (EAEA).

Two scientific papers, “As We May Remix: REFF Book and the Augmented Press Experience” and “Anthropological conversations: augmented reality enhanced artifacts to foster education in cultural anthropology” will be presented at the ICALT2011.

The scientific paper “Next-step digital publishing tools and practices” will be presented at the 15th International Conference on Electronic Publishing (ELPUB), Digital Publishing and Mobile Technologies – Istanbul (Turkey) from June 22-24, 2011

The augmented museum: Toys++ project become a chapter of the book “Museum at Play”



REFF meets the Mannucci Institute of Ancona, the Acadmy of Arts of Macerata and Osimo city

“REFF AR Drug – Altered or Augmented Reality?”

REFF, FakePress, AOS and Ossigeno present REFF on tour Ancona, Osimo, Macerata 30-31 marzo 2011 Just back from London REFF, the fake institution promoting from 2009 cultural policies, artworks and technologied inspired to the systhematic reinvention of reality, will arrive in Marche (Italy) Thanks to the collaboration of Ossigeno, REFF A/R Youth Program, the special [...]

A series of theoretical and practical workshops exploring the possibilities offered by fake, remix, recontextualization, plagiarism and reenactment as a tool for methodological reinvention of reality

First distribuion of REFF AR Drug t Furtherfield Gallery

REFF. A Fake Cultural Institution, an A/R drug and the reinvention of reality: exhibit @ Furtherfield (London), lunch party, workshop and presentations

Consciusness of Stream. A cross-media book, a realtime emotional map of the world featured in transmediale – Berlin 1-6 feb. 2011

(Italiano) Il 14 e 15 gennaio 2010 ESC e STRIKE spa ospitano due eventi REFF. Protagonisti, Bruce Sterling e Jasmina Tesanovic

(Italiano) Il libro del REFF nella play list delle 10 cose da non perdere di Wired Italia, gennaio 2011.

(Italiano) Bellissimo il servizio de “LINKredulo” girato al Public Camp 2010 (Bari). Suggestivo ed efficace il titolo: “FakePress e lo Squatting dell’Immaginificazione”

(Italiano) Performance urbana in realtà aumentata + electro party for Massimo Canevacci back in Rome **FREE ENTRY!**

REFF, beyond the book, beyond the ebook, by Nando Ruggiero

Articles by Elena del Drago and Benedetto Vecchi on “CULTURA & VISIONI”

Roundtable on “New Products for Future Readers” with FakePress at DigITAL Cafè. “Più Libri Più Liberi”, National book fair for small and medium sized publishers, 7 December, 16:00, Palazzo dei Congressi, Rome

A new article on the REFF book has been published on www.kuandika.com, by Simone Caracciolo

“REFF. A book, a catalog, a new model for augmented publishing” – REFF book review by Roberto Russo on www.booksblog.it

We’ll be at the 3rd edition of PubliCamp in Bari, Italy (with Angel_F) talking about the new scenarios for communication and publishing with FakePress

REFF book on the homepage of La Stampa, 18 November 2010

REFF book on RaiNews24 taking about next-step publishing

“A book that is more than just a book. A technical guide, a manifesto for network economics, a symbol of emerging network-cultures and, according to the author of science fiction [Bruce Sterling], also something fun.” Article by Cristina Sciannamblo on www.punto-informatico.it

“Interview to FakePress” by Pierfrancesco Cravel: Domus 2 November 2010

REFF book presented @ Piemonte Shere Festival / Artissima, Torino 2-7 novembre 2010

The RomaEuropa Fakefactory book is coming! “REFF. La reinvenzione del reale attraverso pratiche critiche di remix, mash up, recontestualizzazione, reenactment”, published in Italy by DerivApprodi & FakePress. Foreword of Bruce Steling

Next-step publishing: ubiquitous, disseminated, emergent, multi author narratives. Open workshop @NEW MEDIA BOOK – Innovation Festival (Milan)

(Italiano) Con “Atlante di Roma” e una presentazione Pecha Kucha, per mostrare nuove forme di interazione urbana e innovazione critica sul tema “city visions”

Fake Press paper among the top presentations of the day on Slide Share

Video from the presentation in the main hall at London South Bank University

(Italiano) L’installazione e la tavola rotonda di Squatting Supermarkets @ “SMIR in Piazza”, Mondovì 15-17 luglio 2010

(Italiano) Il poster di ricerca di FakePress presentato alla International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies -ICALT2010 di IEEE, Sousse (Tunisia)

(Italiano) Dal making of della Pelanda, il video realizzato da Gianmarco Bonavolontà sull’Atlante di Roma

Statement on the “Atlas of Rome” project from the Assessor of Politics, Culture and Communication of for the Comune di Roma, Umberto Croppi.

(Italiano) Presentazione in realtà aumentata di FakePress e Art is Open Source per la prima edizione di IAR a Milano

FakePress, a publishing house that “specializes in unorthodox media”… – Wired Italy

(Italiano) L’11 e 12 Giugno presso “La Pelanda” MACRO Testaccio, istallazione interattiva “Atlante di Roma” progetto “Atlante delle Visioni: tutto sull’evento e l’installaizone

“Squatting Supermartets: narratives of shoptivism”, by Loretta Borrelli

(Italiano) A Mondovì, workshop di presentazione di Squatting Supermarkets: dall’istallazione, al software alle prospettive di sviluppo locale

Cuneo Chronicle talks about Squatting Supermarkets, taking center stage at the SMIR workshop in Mondovi, under the artistic direction of the Piemonte Share Festival.

Squatting Supermerkets / iSee presented at “Ludovico Quaroni” Faculty of Architecture, Rome’s University “La Sapienza”, Industrial Design Department – 4th may 2010



(Italiano) Possibili traiettorie per la percezione dell’ascolto olofonico. Lecture e Worlshop presso la Facoltà di Architettura “Ludovico Quaroni – La Sapienza” (Roma – 30 aprile)



A simple harmonic granular synthesizer for the iPhone

Antonio Caronia concludes his article “Technological Imaginations. Eating words” with a discussion on the Squatting Supermarkets performance at the Schighera of Milan.



(Italiano) Online il nuovo plugin Wordpress per link sharing sviluppato da Art Is Open Source e FakePress. Giudizio della comunità Wordpress: 4 stelle su cinque

(Italiano) Partono i tre corsi di FakePress alla facoltà di Architettura “Ludovico Quaroni” di Roma “La Sapienza”

Programmable Web has chosen “Publishing Emotion” as the mashup of the day – community rating: 5 out of 5 stars.

According to Simone Arcagni the Squatting Supermarkets video, “Want to eat? Tell me a story”, is simply phenomenal.

(Italiano) Il banchetto interattivo in realtà aumentata di Squatting Supermarkets al circolo ARCI “La Schighera” di Milano

Hacker Journal interview about iSee with Salvatore Iaconesi

A retrospective on John Maeda and an interview with Ranjit Makkuni contributed by FakePress in issue n.39 of Disegno Industriale (Industrial Design), dedicated to interaction design.

(Italiano) Dall’intensa esperienza del Piemonte Share Festival 2009, un retrospettiva critica su Squatting Supermarkets: l’istallazione, i workshop, le performance, le nostre riflessioni

(Italiano) Il video di Maya Rota Klein documenta l’azione di Shopdropping di Squatting Supermarkets nel centro storico di Torino

(Italiano) Fake Press intervista Dino Borri al termine della gita in realtà aumentata presso la sede di Eataly di Torino

Conscientious Consumption. A machine at the Museum of Science reveals what’s really in our products. By Silvia Gambarino, La Stampa

(Italiano) Simone Arcagni, blogger e giornalista, dedica un vivace articolo a Squatting Supermarkets di ritorno dal Museo Delle Scienze

(Italiano) “Andateci alla cieca: è dannatamente contemporaneo”. Il quotidiano “La Stampa” segnala così ai Torinesi l’azione di Shopdropping di venerdì 6 novembre 2009

(Italiano) Il paradosso dello scaffale: Squatting Supermarkets e la spesa intelligente secondo Wired Italia

(Italiano) Francesco Fumelli dedica alla neonata FakePress una lunga recensione di 5 pagine, descrivendone l’approccio e la filosofia della attraverso i suoi primi progetti: Ubiquitous Anthtopology, NeRVi, iSee

(Italiano) Il noto magazine Core 77 riprende Squatting sul suo sito

(Italiano) Lo statement artistico di Squatting Supermarkets

(Italiano) “FakePress. Ubiquitous Publishing e Story Tellig distribuito”. La rivista Digimag presenta le attività di FakePress

report da Frontiers of Interaction ’09