About the Author
Francesco D’Isa is an Italian artist and art curator. He studied philosophy in Florence, Italy. He’s self-taught as an artist: his fascination with visual imagery has driven him to master the required skills. He’s a pioneer of digital art in Italy, but his skills as a drawer let him work with traditional media as well. He was the co-founder of the Italian Art & Literature magazine “Mostro”, where he published his first artworks. After that, his digital and traditional artworks were featured in many magazines around the world, like “Expose III”, Ballistic Publishing (USA); “Pixel Surgeons: Extreme manipulation of the figure in Photography”, Mitchell Beazley Art & Design, Octopus ed. (UK); “Black magic, White Noise”ed “Illusive 3”, Die Gestalten Verlag (GERMANY); “Design 360°”, SanDu Culture ed. (CHINA), GQ magazine (Italy). His accolade in contemporary art practice has been recognised with several art prizes. He has exhibited internationally from Italy, Germany, Holland, Switzerland, England, USA, Australia, Russia, South America. His theory and practice has been extended as a Workshop Leader and Lecturer in Multimedia. In 2007 he became “Pornpope” founding the porn-artistic collective Pornsaints. He organized for Pornsaints international art exhibitions and parties in art galleries and erotic festivals, both in Europe and USA. Moreover, through his work as “Pornpope” many international porn stars like Kylie Ireland, Stoya, Madison Young and Sasha Grey acted for him as muses, models and working partners. In 2009 his art has been chosen for the image of the Italian fashion brand bigfatfanny and featured at the fashion fair Pitti Immagine 2010.