He has always been passionate about Cabinets of Curiosities and is the project creator of the documentary film Wunderkammer WoW – World of Wonder (2018).
He is the author of many publications on this subject. Many articles about him and the Theatrum Mundi gallery have been published on international magazines.
He is moved by the idea of carrying on the concept of Wunderkammer, modernising at the 21st century the four main categories: naturalia, mirabilia, scientifica and exotica.
After getting a degree in Geology and Paleontology, he got the diploma as expert in precious and semiprecious stones.
He participated in several scientific and commercial expeditions giving his scientific contribution in important dinosaurs’ discoveries and other fossils findings in South Dakota and Wyoming (USA) and he also collaborated with prestigious museums and universities.
He was a scientific advisor for television shows, for magazines and editorial works.
Dr. Piccini published several scientific articles and books and organised also many exhibitions.
Today, his scientific project centers on in Geoworld group and in collaboration with Theatrum Mundi.
SPACE PROGRAMS HISTORIAN
Historian of the Apollo Program, in 2009, he published the book: APOLLO PROGRAM. The biggest dream of man.
Scientific Director of Spazio Magazine.
RAI, RSI and Apollo Lunar Surface Journal (NASA) Advisor.
He curated international exhibitions, such as NASA: A HUMAN ADVENTURE.
SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS EXPERT
Member of the S.I.S. – Scientific Instrument Society
Member of the S.I.C. – Scientific Instrument Commission
Member of the S.I.S.F.A. – Society of Italian Historians of Physics and Astronomy
Honorary Member and Past President of the A.I.R.E – Italian Association for Vintage Radio
Honorary Member of the B.V.W.S. – British Vintage Wireless Society
Author of more than 25 works.
In 2005, he opened the Media and Communications Museum in Arezzo (Tuscany), with his own collection of more than 2000 historical pieces. At present, he is the Scientific Director of the Museum
Refined connoisseur of Art, Cinema and History, he is a clever researcher from Russia.
He combines the style of the classical tradition with the spirit of the avantgarde, always chasing the beauty in all its forms.