Francesco Aprile 1985-06-03, Lecce, Italy): Freelance journalist, poet and visual-poet, essayist. In 2010 he became member of the literary movement called New Page - Narrativa in store founded in 2009 by Francesco Saverio Dòdaro and for which he published 35 brief novels and 6 poetry – in store; he worked as a press agent, secretary, editing exhibition and critical works of the authors belonging to this movement. Since march 2013 the cure of this movement is at two voice: F. S. Dòdaro - F. Aprile. In April 2011 he founded the group of artistic research Contrabbando Poetico, subscribing the first manifesto. In 2012 the group Contrabbando Poetico is intertwined with Unconventional Press (research on the media, independent editions founded by Aprile – Caggiula). He have founded in 2014, with Cristiano Caggiula, the experimental magazine www.utsanga.it. His works and books of visual-poetries are archived in libraries, center of documentations, italians and strangers, like the Poetry Library (London), Tate Library (London), MACBA-Center of documentation (Barcellona), the Akademie der Künste (Berlin), ArtPool Art Research Center (Budapest) and private collection like the Imago Mundi-Visual Poetry in Europe (Fondazione Benetton-Fondazione Sarenco). His research is documented on An Anthology of Asemic Handwriting (edited by Tim Gaze and Micheal Jacobson for Uitgeverij Ed. in 2013), and international journals. Last publications: Dietro le stagioni (iQdB Ed., 2015, with text by Cristiano Caggiula), Exegesis of a renunciation (Uitgeverij, 2014, with texts by Bartolomé Ferrando and Cristiano Caggiula). In his poetic are present: the first international studio of asemic cinema/asemic film subtitled (february 2016), poetry and short narrations based on advertising languages, asemic-glitch-writing, glitch texts and poetry, theory and practice to desert the language (exegesis of a renunciation) in favor of a interrupted communication that reveals the critical point of contemporary.
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