A multitasking designer - Salvatore Iaconesi! Speaker for artscapingRome!

Born: in Livorno, Italy in 1973 and is currently based in Rome.

He is an interaction designer, artist, robotics engineer as well as a TED Fellow 2012.  He’s also been Eisenhower Fellow since 2013.


  • 2004 he created AOS or Art is Open Source, an international network exploring the mutation of human beings with the wide and ubiquitous accessibility and availability of digital technologies and networks. He created multiple interactive experiences for arts, architecture, theater and performance arts, dealing with important societal issues of planetary relevance. His work has been exhibited all over the world.
  • Professor in multiple disciplines connected to digital and urban design. He teaches at La Sapienza University of Rome, at the Faculty of Architecture of Communication Sciences and of Psychology; ISIA Design in Florence; at IED Istituto Europeo di Design; at Rome University of Fine Arts, at NABA Nuova Accademia delle Belle Arti in Milan.


Salvatore also finds time to lead and manage multiple international projects at global, EU, and Italian level. He also helps as a strategy and technology advisor for multiple organizations.


Salvatore Iaconesi

by Assel Akhmetzhanova