— Paolo Mele

Paolo Mele (1981), PhD in Communication & New Technologies at IULM University in Milan with a project research on Arts and New Media.

I’m the founder and director of Ramdom, an art organization based in the heel of Italy. I organised 3 editions of Default, an international masterclass on “Arts, cities and regeneration” with important artists and guests from all around the world. I recently launched the site specific project “Investigation on the extreme land”.

Since 2015 I’m director of Lastation, arts and cultural space located on the first floor of the last train station on the Southern est point of Italy (Stazione Gagliano – Leuca)

I’ve collaborated with several international organisations such as the New Art Exchange (Nottingham, UK), Fondazione Veronesi (Italy), Fondazione Chivasso (Italy), World Bank (Washington, USA) and others.

I was Visiting Researcher at the New School for Public Engagement in New York City from November 2013 to October 2015.

From 2008 to 2012 I worked for the Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean (Bjcem) as Project manager.

More info www.ramdom.net and www.lastation.it

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