Francesca Franco

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Most Recent Affiliation:

  • University of Exeter, Senior Research Fellow


  • United Kingdom


  • Dr. Francesca Franco is a Venetian-born art historian and curator based in the UK whose research focuses on the history of art and technology. The central theme of Francesca’s research is the history of computer art and its pioneers. A major focus has been the history of the Venice Biennale, culminating in a series of publications in books, academic journals and art magazines, which have been translated into various languages. Presently Francesca is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Exeter. She is also Executive Editor and Vice Chair of Media-N, Journal of the New Media Caucus. Her first solo authored book, Generative Systems Art – The Work of Ernest Edmonds, has been published by Routledge in 2017. Her second monograph, The Algorithmic Dimension – Five Artists in Conversation, will be published by Springer in 2018.

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