Mauro ARRIGHI 先生

BA in Fine Arts from the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice, Italy.

MA in New Media Art from the University of Arts and Industrial Design of Linz, Austria.

MPhil in Media Art from the Solent University Southampton, the U.K.


Department of Art and Design

Tel: (852) 3963 5117


Mauro Arrighi is an Italian Media Artist who performed and exhibited at several international venues; during the past years, Arrighi lived in Japan, where he conducted research for his academic publications and worked as Art Director and Music Producer. Between 2001 and 2017, Arrighi has been teaching at the Academies of Fine Arts of Venice, Bologna and Verona. He has been featured, among other venues, at: the Ars Electronica Festival in Linz, the International Biennales of Art and Architecture of Venice, the New Media Fest in Cologne, the Video and New Media Art Festival in Ljubljana and the Netherlands Media Art Institute in Amsterdam.

“Spirits and Animism in Contemporary Japan – The Invisible Empire” Fabio Rambelli (editor) 

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic (June 13, 2019)  ISBN-10: 1350200549  ISBN-13: 978-1350200548

Chapter 9. “Techno-Animism: Japanese Media Artists and their Buddhist and Shinto Legacy”


“Japanese spell in Electronic Art” Mauro Arrighi (author), Christa Sommerer (foreword)

Publisher: CreateSpace (May 16, 2011) ISBN-10: 1453834206 ISBN-13: 978-1453834206

Arrighi has been a pivotal figure in establishing the New Media Art department at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice.

Arrighi served as one of the Art Directors of the renowned AVGVST studio in Tokyo.

Techno-animism, nostalgia, escapism, retrofuturism.

Media Art, Interactive Art, Graphic Design, Electronic Music.

Honorable mention “MTV U Load competition”.
Finalist at: “Victory Media Network” (Dallas, US), “VideoChannel” and “SoundLAB” (Cologne, Germany), “Pantheon Xperimental Sonic Arts” (Nicosia, Cyprus).