Fabiano Petricone nasce come designer grafico e art director, successivamente matura la vocazione da progettista, consulente e formatore in marketing e comunicazione per grandi aziende e multinazionali. I suoi campi di ricerca spaziano dalla sperimentazione dei processi creativi in ambienti produttivi alle metodologie di progettazione, gestione dei team e di formazione basate sul web, edutainment e creative virtual team management. Ha all’attivo pubblicazioni nel campo dell’analisi storica dell’educazione superiore all’arte e dell’analisi massmediologica dei fenomeni della musica pop del XX secolo. Tra gli altri, ha pubblicato per Rizzoli (Il Grande Dizionario della Canzone Italiana, 2006), Donzelli (Quando quando quando. L’ultimo grande classico della canzone italiana nel mondo, 2013), ERI RAI - Clichy (Il Salvatori. Dizionario mondiale della canzone, ed 2013-2021), Wiley & Son Inc. (“Made in Italy”: The Complex Evolution of Art Education in Italy, in International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education, 2019; Distance Artist: Building the Skills of Future Creatives. Developing Evidence‐Based Criteria for Global Virtual Team Tutoring and Management in Art and Design Education, 2021).
Fabiano Petricone, Ph.D., Professor in Strategic Communication at the Fine Art Academy of Bologna, Italy. Consultant and trainer in organizational communication and advertising, HR management and managerial skills. Graduated in literature, master's degree in institutional communication, PhD in Communication Sciences. For several years, he has been engaged in teaching and research in conjunction with important positions as trainer and consultant in marketing and communication. His main interests as researcher are focused on creative processes in operative environments, exploring in particular the web based methodologies of design, team management, training and education (creative virtual team management, distance education; edutainment). In the last five years he has carried out research activities in collaboration with the FIT Fashion Institute of Technology - State University of New York (USA), Leeds Arts University, Creative Advertising course (UK), Bahçeşehir University, Department of Communication Design, Istanbul (TR), Eastern Mediterranean University, Department of New Media and Journalism, (North Cyprus). Some of his contributions have analyzed communication and mass media and delved into the historical analysis of the pop music phenomena in the twentieth century (see: Rizzoli, 2006; Donzelli, 2013; Clichy 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). His latest contributions have analyzed Creativity and virtual Team management in operative processes (Distance Artist: Building the Skills of Future Creatives. Developing Evidence‐Based Criteria for Global Virtual Team Tutoring and Management in Art and Design Education, 2021; Creativity & virtual teams. Methods for observing and developing skills and behavioral protocols in virtual teams engaged in creative projects. 2018, PhD thesis) and history of art education (“Made in Italy”: The Complex Evolution of Art Education in Italy, in International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2019).