Franco Berardi Bifo

Franco Berardi Bifo is a contemporary writer, theorist and activist. He founded the magazine A/traverso (1975-1981) and was part of the staff of Radio Alice, the first free pirate radio station in Italy (1976-1978).

Like others Involved in the political movement of Autonomia in Italy during the 1970's, he fled to Paris, where he worked with Felix Guattari in the field of schizoanalysis. During the 1980's he contributed to the magazines Semiotexte (New York), Chimerees (Paris), Metropoli (Rome) and Musica 80 (Milan). His recent published works include Ethereal Shadows (New York, 2007), Felix Guattari (New York, 2008), Precarious Rhapsody (New York, 2009), The Soul at Work (Los Angeles, 2010) and After The Future (Edinburgh, 2011).

He is currently collaborating on the magazines Loop and Alfabeta2 as well as teaching social history of communication at the Accademia di belle Arti in Milan. He is the co-founder of the e-zine and the telestreet phenomenon