Matteo Pasquinelli is a writer, curator and academic researcher. He wrote the book Animal Spirits: A Bestiary of the Commons (2008) and edited the collections Media Activism (2002) and C’Lick Me: A Netporn Studies Reader (2007). He writes frequently on French philosophy, media culture and Italian operaismo. Since 2000 he has been editor of the mailing list Rekombinant. In Amsterdam, together with Katrien Jacobs and the Institute of Network Cultures, he organised the Art and Politics of Netporn conference (2005) and the C’Lick Me festival (2007).