Michele Emmer

Michele Emmer is a Mathematics Professor at La Sapienza University in Rome. He collaborated with various scientific centers and in 1996 created the mathematics section of Naples’ Science City. Since 1997 he organized mathematics and cultural conferences in Venice (http://www.mat.uniroma1.it/venezia2015). He won the 1998 Galileo Award for the popularization of scientific subjects, he wrote on L’Unità, Diario, La Stampa, Il Manifesto, Alfabeta2, Telèma, The Scientific American, Sapere and Galileo. He organized exhibitions, cooperating with The Biennale of Art of Venice. Member of the board of the Journal "Leonardo: art, science and technology", MIT Press. Filmmaker, author of the series "Art and Math" broadcasted by the State Italian television and other television; distributed in many countries. Homage in several Film Festivals: Bellaria, Bergamo, Rome Animation, Torino Museo del cinema, La Villette, Paris. Editor of the series "Mathematics and Culture" and “Imagine Math” by Springer verlag; the series "The Visual Mind" by MIT press; video series "Video math" by Springer verlag.

Last books: “Bolle di sapone tra arte e matematica”, 2010, best Italian essay premio Viareggio 2010; “Numeri immaginari: cinema e matematica”, Bollati Boringhieri, 2012; “Il mio Harry’s bar”, Archinto ed., 2012;  “Imagine Math 3”, Springer 2013; “Flatlandia di E. Abbott, with the DVD, music by Ennio Morricone, 2008, He has been member of the Commission for the popularization of math of the European Math Society. President for 3 years of the Italian Ass of scientific Films. He is a member of the Istituto Veneto di Lettere, Scienze e Arti in Venice, founded by Napoleon.

Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Rome, Italy
Focus area: Art History, Theory, Philosophy, Architecture, Urban Planning, Built Environment, Sculpture, Spacial, Computer Science, Code, Data, STEAM, Pedagogy, Education, Design, Illustration, Painting, 2D Forms, Textiles, Materials, Video, Film, Performance Art, Theater, Dance, Choreography, Telepresence, Culture, Sociology