Alessandro De Francesco (Italy, 1981, lives in Basel and Brussels) is a poet, artist and essayist and the founder of the Language Art Studio. Since 2008, Alessandro has been a visiting professor at the European Graduate School, and he has been an artist-in-residence a.o. at the BeHave program, Luxembourg; at the STEIM Amsterdam; and at the Kunsthalle Mulhouse. He is currently an artistic research fellow at the Research Centre for Visual Poetics at the University of Antwerp. He has read, performed or exhibited at such venues as the Kelly Writers House at UPenn, CUNY, the Fondation Louis Vuitton, the Centre Pompidou, the MAMCS in Strasbourg, the Berlin University of the Arts, and elsewhere. Alessandro holds a PhD in Poetics from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. Among his books: Lo spostamento degli oggetti (Verona: Cierre Grafica, 2008), Redéfinition (Paris: MIX., 2010), Augmented Writing (Rome: La Camera Verde, 2013), Continuum: Writings on Poetry as Artistic Practice (The Hague: Uitgeverij, 2015), Remote Vision (New York: Punctum Books, 2016). Alessandro’s work is represented by Solang Production Paris-Brussels.