Alessandro De Francesco

Alessandro De Francesco is a poet, artist, and essayist based in Brussels and Basel who holds a PhD in Poetics from the University of Paris-Sorbonne and has taught at the European Graduate School, the Sorbonne, the École Normale Supérieure, and elsewhere. In 2015-2016 he was an artistic research fellow at the Research Centre for Visual Poetics at the University of Antwerp. He has read, performed, or exhibited at venues such as the Kelly Writers House at University of Pennsylvania, the Louis Vuitton Foundation, the Centre Pompidou (Paris), the MAMCS in Strasbourg, the Berlin University of the Arts, and the Kunsthalle Basel, among other venues. His recent books include: Continuum: Writings on Poetry as Artistic Practice (Uitgeverij, 2015), La Vision à distance (Èditions MIX, 2015), and Remote Vision: Poetry 1999–2015 (punctum, 2016).