Francesco is a musician-researcher, composer and voice artist. Doctoral candidate at Kingston University, he carries out interdisciplinary research into the transformative power of the extended voice. He is one half of duo Interlingua and sings in operatic and symphonic choirs. As a composer, he scored award-winning films, theatre and dance pieces, chamber music, and multimedia installations. Since 2018, he runs with others the concert venue Spettro, in Brescia, Italy. He writes articles and papers, and presented his research at conferences europe-wide.
History always constitutes the relation between a present and its past. Consequently fear of the present leads to mystification of the past. The past is not for living in; it is a well of conclusions from which we draw in order to act. Cultural mystification of the past entails a double-loss.