PhD Student

PhD program:: XXXVIII

supervisor: Prof.ssa Antonella Sbrilli

Research: Artificial intelligences in the contemporary art scene. Opportunities and risks in the use of neural networks and large historical-artistic datasets

Paolo De Gasperis graduated with honors in History of Contemporary Art in 2005 at La Sapienza University of Rome (Supervisor: Antonella Sbrilli) with a thesis on perception and learning in virtual museums.
He wrote about holographic techniques in the artistic experiments of the twentieth century with the article "Holography between artistic experiments and data storage technologies" published on RolSA.
In 2011 he collaborated with the Treccani Encyclopedia for “Treccani Dictionary of Computer Science, ICT and Digital Media”. From 2008 to 2012 he was charged as expert in Computer Science for cultural heritage following as co-supervisor 2 master's theses and a three-year one.
In 2009 he founded a scientific no-profit company with which he establishes collaborations with companies and institutions by organizing meetings, workshops and conferences, taking care in particular of the activities related to the use of digital and interactive technologies in learning paths and audience engagement. Since 2013 he works as EdTech expert with Innova Camera and he is Head of the digital at Explora, the Children's Museum of Rome.
From 2016 to 2021 he was a lecturer in the Digital Technologies module in the master's degree "Digital heritage. Cultural communication through digital technologies". From 2019 to 2022 he taught Computer Science basic in the Fashion Studies course and Computer Science applied to cultural heritage in Tourism Management course. Since 2020 he is head of digital transformation for "Storia dell'Arte" journal.

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