Joseph Sannicandro is a writer, sound organizer, and traveler currently living in Minneapolis. He earned an MA from the department of Art History & Communication Studies at McGill University, a BA from SUNY Purchase in History and Philosophy, and has also studied Writing, Political Theory and International Relations at The New School, SUNY Purchase, and SFSU. His research interests include phenomenology, Hannah Arendt, Heidegger, Nietzsche, online education, new media, critical theories of technology, re-appropriation in art, copyright reform, Deleuze & Guattari, Radio Alice, Italian cultural history, and ecology. He currently writes regularly for A Closer Listen. He has previously contributed to The Silent Ballet, a web zine he co-founded in 2006, and SSG Music, as well as assorted other publications. He also co-runs the Lost Children Net Label.