Franco Berardi aka Bifo
Co-founder of the magazine A/traverso (1975-1981) and of Radio Alice, the first free radio station in Italy (1976/1978). He was involved in the political movement of autonomia in Italy during the 1970s, and worked with Felix Guattari in the field of schizoanalysis. During the 1980s he contributed to the magazines Semiotexte (New York), Chimeres (Paris), Metropoli (Rome) and Musica 80 (Milano). In the 1990s and 2000s he published Mutazione e ciberpunk, (1993), Cibernauti (1994), Felix (2001), and Telestreet Macchina immaginativa non omologata (2003).
His books of the 2010s in English: The Uprising: On Poetry and Finance (2012), And: Phenomenology of the End (2015), Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide (2015), Futurability. The Age of Impotence and the Horizon of Possibility (2019).