Born 1984 in Iseo/Italy.
Carloalberto Treccani is an artist and researcher. He holds a BA in contemporary arts from the Accademia di Belle Arti G. Carrara in Bergamo/Italy (2006) and an MA in photography from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan/Italy (2009). He is currently completing a PhD at the School of Creative Media, City University, Hong Kong. His research is funded by grants from the Research Grants Council Hong Kong (2016–2019) and the Centre for Applied Computing and Interactive Media, City University of Hong Kong (2019). 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 in Seoul/South Korea (2018), among other institutions. His most recent publications include: 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 a visiting researcher at the Institute for Brain Sciences, Duke University, Durham/USA, where he is investigating the influence of machine vision on human vision. His general research interest concerns the ways in which technology influences perceptions and emotions.