Ph.D candidate at Goldsmiths, University of London (supervisors: Irit Rogoff & Stefan Nowotny)
M.A in History of Art and Archaeology, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland. M.A thesis on photography theory with Olivier Lugon and Gianni Haver "Typologies de représentation de la violence dans la photographie de guerre."
Art curator & Writer
Berlin | London | Warsaw
Lumper Universität, Espace Libre, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
"ERROR 403: FORBIDDEN. Decapitazioni e p0rn0: moderazione di immagini, iconoclasmo online e l'emergere del tecno-proletariato"
Immagine e Memoria nell'Era Digitale. Prospettive filosofiche, storiche e antropologiche. Convegno internazionale, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Napoli, Italy
"A Brave New Virtual World"
51st AICA International Congress | Taiwan
National University for Education (Sage Hall), Taipei, Taiwan
"Lubricant for Pinocchio. Human – machine interactions and the myth of human nature"
"Futurability in the shitstorm. Viruses of the New"
Lumpen Universität at Espace Libre, Bienne/Biel, Switzerland
Academy of Fine Arts, Prague, Czech Republic
"Don't forget to feed the troll: re-imagining post-Internet values"
International Festival for Philosophy Values: Continuity and Change, 09/23-10.01/2017, Ischia, Italy
"Living the consensual-hallucination: a short history of cyber art"
Keynote speaker, AICA National Congress, ETOPIA Centro de Arte y Tecnologia, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
"Cccritic! Nel piatto in cui si mangia"
Sonnenstube Art Space, Lugano, Switzerland
"The place where the vision creeks"
Invited lecturer for Nina Haab Salon Identity of a Resident Stranger
KW Institute for contemporary art, Berlin, Germany
"Curatorial Toolkit for Cultural Apprentices"
MASC, Museo de Arte de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil
Art Criticism 2.0 international conference at Research Center of the Academy of Visual Arts in Prague and Vera Jirousová Award, Prague, Czech Republic
"What's Next? Considerations about Art Criticism, Social Media and Internet Freedom"
AICA International Congress: Art Criticism in the Labyrinth, 8th-16th October 2014, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art,
Seoul, South Korea
Current academic research
- Art criticism on online platforms, online art hacktivism, interactions within offline spaces and online spaces, socially engaged cultural production and curation in the post-digital age
- Memory, disappearance and traces, concept of time, notions of narratives and search for alternative narratives in order to re-imagine the possibility of a future
- Power structures and relations through visual infrastructures (in advertising and press)
near at B11: traces and non-places, discussion with near members Salvatore Vitale, Aline D'Auria, Igor Ponti, Gianpaolo Minelli, during the 11th Biennale dell'Immagine Chiasso
Cons Arc Gallery, Chiasso, Switzerland
Focus with Margherita Pevere and Ivan Penov about their work Impromptus, presented during the festival-off of the 70th Locarno Film Festival
Spazio ELLE, Locarno, Switzerland
International conference Police: between fiction and non-fiction, 03/28-29/2013, CNRS, Paris, France
"Target: Iraq. Typologies de représentation de la violence en photographie de guerre"
in frame of the exhibition Histoires de violence, LAC Vevey – Local d'art contemporain, Vevey, Switzerland (www.l-a-c.ch)