Matteo Moretti

I’m a lecturer and an interactive and motion designer.
I play with pixels and code all the time.
 

Works
Teaching
Lectures, Conferences, Exhibitions
2014

Seminar
Story of the opening titles in cinema
SAE Institute, Milan

2013

Speaker and Exhibitor
Cornu Portraits
XVI Generative Art Conference
Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

Workshop
Visual journalism @ SISSA
Master Course in Science Communication
Trieste, Italy

Workshop
Generative semantic typography
Castrignano de’ Greci, Italy

2012

Exhibition
Cornu Portraits
Rosengarten Festa
Bozen, Italy

Workshop
A font in your pocket
Free University of Bozen Bolzano

2011

Lecture
Design by Code
German University of Cairo, Egypt

Exhibition
Spaghetti Vespa Typography
Budapest Design Week, Hungary

Exhibition
Spaghetti Vespa Typography
Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy

Workshop
Type in Motion
Free University of Bozen, Italy

2010

Workshop
Algorithmic and analog ornament
6th Swiss Design Network
FH Nordwestschweiz in Basel, Swiss

Speaker
Digital. Material. Structural.
Ornament Today.
Free University of Bozen, Italy

2009

Lecture
An interactive designer
Chulalongkorn University – Bangkok, Thailand

2008

Workshop
Stories from another world
Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey

2005

Special mention
Festival Che Impresa
Florence, Italy

Exhibition
HyperFly
Hype Gallery Milan, Italy

2003

Exhibition
Typhogenic
HIU9, Milan, Italy

Exhibition
Typhogenic
Iceberg Exposition
Milan, Italy

2002

Festival
Typhogenic
A corto di Cinema Festival
Lucca, Italy

Festival
Typhogenic
OFFF | Flash Film Festival
Barcelona, Spain

Festival
Typhogenic
Flash Film Festival
Torino, Italy

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last update 05.14

Birth date
Milano, 22.03.1977

Languages
Italian Mother tongue
English FCE Certified
French Poor

Working Profile
Web, motion, generative designer

Current working position
Media consultant Erazero Milano (Mtv Italy partner)

Current academic position
Researcher with fixed term, Free University of Bozen, Bolzano Italy
External Lecturer, Sae Institute, Milan
Lecturer at Studium Generale, Free University of Bozen, Bolzano Italy
Member of the Dramaläb, a joint initiative by the Faculty of Design and Computer Science, Free University of Bozen, Bolzano Italy

Education
MA Industrial Design, 2005 Faculty of Design, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
Software Developer, 1997 High School ITIS E. Mattei, S. Donato M.se Milano, Italy

Academic history
2013-2016
Researcher with fixed term, Free University of Bozen, Italy

2010 – present
Lecturer in Interactive & Motion Graphics, Free University of Bozen, Italy

2010 – present
Project Assistant, Free University of Bozen, Italy

2010 – 2013
External Examiner, MiddleSex University, London, UK

2005 – 2010
Project Leader in Academic Warmup, Free University of Bozen, Italy

2004 – 2005
Lecturer in Generative Design, Free University of Bozen, Italy

Workshop / Lecture / Conference
2013
Workshop: Visual Journalism, SISSA – Master Course in Science Communication
Conference: XVI International Generative Art Conference, La Triennale, Milano, Italy
Speaker & Exhibitor with Cornu Portraits
Workshop: “Generative semantic typography” @ “X a variable hunts for identity”, Castrignano de’ Greci, Italy

2012
Workshop: “A font in your pocket”, Free University of Bozen Bolzano

2011
Workshop: “Type in Motion”, Free University of Bozen Bolzano

2010
Lecture: “Design by Code”, German University of Cairo, Egypt
Workshop: “Generative Algorithmic and Analog Ornament” 6th Swiss Design Network, FH Nordwestschweiz in Basel,Swiss
Conference: at “Digital. Material. Structural. Ornament Today” Free University of Bozen, Italy

2009
Lecture: “Italian Interctive Design”
Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand

2008
Workshop: “Stories from another world”
VCD Instanbul Bilgi University, Istanbul, Turkey

Research works
in terms of innovation in design practices and education
2014
Visual Journalism research lab
I co-founded visualjournalism.unibz.it a place to collect our students works and our research output in the visual journalism field.
2012
Semui
Aflow.tv is the semantic magnifier – a new interface for media discovering. I’m contributing in the motion and web design of www.aflow.tv, a new way of browsing video, news, fonts and TED conferences.

Cornu Portraits
A series of generative portraits of generative contributors. Thanks to the work of Fibonacci, Mandelbrot and Escher, we can now talk and work generatively. A laser engraved portaits on wood, a homage to this matematicians and artists who researched on the relation between math, art and nature.

2011
Rhythm and graphics
Free University of Bozen Bolzano, Project B2 Black & White A book about music styles, where the layout is generated from the style’s musical notation, using augmented reality to play music and videos when a webcam read its pages, an hyperbook, a new kind of media.

Generative algorithmic and analog rules
Free University of Bozen Bolzano, Project B2 Element of Surprise A workshop about the design by rules, in digital and analog world; is a reflection on how an a priori process is, reflecting on complexity, randomness and physical limit, a brief introduction to the generative world.

2010
Music gestures
Free University of Bozen Bolzano, Free University of Bozen Bolzano, Project B2 Ornament Forever A research about the Synesthesia: what is the sound of a picture? An application made with Processing and Ableton Live explore the possibilities offered by the relation between colors and sound.

2004 – present
Research on generative design
Visual exploration on the generative design, started in 2004 with flash interactive experience about physical behaviour (elasticity, repulsion, gravity, friction) in the digital environment until 2011 cornu portraits, a still in progress portrait series made with random cornu spirals.

Print publications
2013
Cornu Portraits
Proceedings of the XVI Generative art conference
ISBN: 978-88-96610-25-1

NBDE – Natural behaviour in digital environment
ISBN: 978-88-905503-3-1

2011
Spaghetti Vespa Typography
Progetto Grafico #20
ISSN: 1824-1301

2007
About Me
Ottagono May 2007
ISSN: 0391-7487

Exhibitions and prizes
2013
Cornu Portraits 16th Generative Art International Conference 2013,
Milan

2012
TirolerFunk video selected for “Screen Social Cannes”
Generative Portrait at Rosengarten festa Bozen

2011
Budapest Design Week Spaghetti Vespa Typography Exhibition
Salone del Mobile di Milano Spaghetti Vespa Typography Exhibition

2005
Festival Che Impresa Video Excellence with the spot “Sguardo oltre il Buio”

2003
HIU9 – 9 Exposition, Milan, Italy Iceberg Exposition, Milan, Italy
Finalist “A corto di Cinema Festival”, Lucca, Italy
Finalist “Flash Film Festival”, Torino, Italy
Finalist OFFF | Flash Film Festival, Barcelon, Spain

Commercial works history
2003 – 2010
Media division director Erazero Milano, a Mtv Italy partner

2010 -present
Media Consultant Erazero Milano, a Mtv Italy partner

2007 – present
Motion/Web Designer professional for Eurac Bolzano, VanGogh creative Milano, FranzMagazine, PromoConvention Milano,Free University of Bozen Bolzano, Università Ca’Foscari di Venezia, Museion, 360° Playmaker, Employees only, Cinevideo Studio, Urban magazine, Fida spa, Activa Design Diffusion, Moover Magazine,

Main clients
Mtv Italia, La7 channel, Erazero srl, Free University of Bozen Bolzano, Università Ca’ Foscari di Venezia, Eurac, Museion, 360° Playmaker, Employees only, VanGogh Creative, Cinevideo Studio, Urban magazine, Fida spa, Activa Design Diffusion, Moover Magazine

Non Design experiences
1997 – 2001
Selected Artist for Menhuin Foundation Social activity,
preventing racial conflicts through the arts practice

1998
Contact Juggler Teacher Circus School of Milan, Italy

1996-1998
Leoncavallo Theater lab, Milan, Italy

1996-2006
West African traditional music studio Travel and living in Guinea, Senegal and Morocco studying in Africa and Italy with the griot masters: Mamady Keita, Bruno Genero, Koungbanan Conde, Momo Cissoko, Cece Kolì, Abdoullay Traore, Oumarou Bambara, Seydou Dao, thank you masters! Interested in cross cultural arts and communications, I traveled accross France, Germany, Portugal, Turkey, Moracco, Egypt, Guinea, Senegal, Gambia, Morocco, Thailand, China, Cambodia, Malesia.