Born 1984 in Iseo/Italy.
Carloalberto Treccani is an artist and researcher based in Hong Kong. He holds a BA in contemporary arts from the Accademia Carrara di Belle Arti di Bergamo/Italy (2006) and an MA in photography from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan/Italy (2009). From the Hong Kong Research Granz Council (2016–2019) and from the Applied Computing and Interactive Media, City University of Hong Kong (2019) he received PhD fellowships. Previously he taught in various institutions in Europe and Hong Kong.
His works have been exhibited at the Hong Kong International Photo Festival (2018), and at the Art & Technology Conference, at the Sogang University, Seoul/South Korea (2018). He published »How machines see the world: Understanding Image Annotation« (European Journal of Media Studies, Amsterdam University Press, 2018) and »How We Create Reality: Perceptions and Behaviors in VR« (Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Gwangju/South Korea, 2019). Currently, he is Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University/USA, where he is investigating the influence of machine vision on human vision; more generally his interest concerns the ways in which technology influences perceptions and emotions.