Drawing from the International symposium “Black Mountain – Educational Turn and the Avant-garde” Museen Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, September 25-26 2016.
Lecture, “Performance Art in the Art Museum”, organized by Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin and the Freie Universität Berlin (Germany), August 12, in collaboration with TATE Galleries (London), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art (Humlebæk), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam). Paper: Alternative Practice-based Strategies for Curating Performance Art. INTERCOM _ FIHRM Conference “The Ethical Museum”, ICOM Annual Conference 2016, Milan (Italy), Invited speaker in the INTERCOM Session, July 5-6. Paper: Responding to Ethical Demands through Curating
Art Weekend Aarhus, Aarhus (DK), May 28 Invited Speaker for the Independent Curating Panel Discussion moderated by Danish Curatorial Collective “Randez-Vous”. Paper: Curating is Creating Interstices: Strenghts and Weaknesses of Being an Independent Curator International Conference “Curatorial Challenges”, University of Copenhagen (Denmark), May 26-27 Invited Speake, paper: Curatorial Research and Ethics in the 21st Century Art Museums
CAA 103rd Conference New York Hilton Hotel, Avenues of the Americas, February 11-15 Speaker in the panel “Global Perspectives on Museums”. Conference paper: When Rhetoric Matters: Modern Art Museums in the Global Context
International Conference “Collecting and New Directions in Museology” MEWO Kunsthalle, Memminghen, October 11-12 Paper: Sustainable Museology: Practice and Discourse about Sustainability in Art Museums International Seminar “When the Collector Lives On”, Ordrupgaard Museum, Copenhagen, October 10 (with Chris Whitehead) Paper: The Eccentric Uncle in the Countryside. The Legacy of Knud W. Jensen at Louisiana and the Challenges of New Curatorial Models and Museological Practices International Conference "Collecting Geographies: Global Programming and Museums of Modern Art", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, March 13-15 Paper: Global Programming and Sustainability. The Contradictions of Modern Art Museums in the 21st Century.
Sustainable Cultural Heritage Management: Society, Institutions, Networks Tre University, Roma (Italy), October 11-12 (with Barry Lord from Lord Cultural Resources & Co.) Paper: Sustainability in the Cultural Policies of 21st Century Art Museums International Conference "Discursive Space" organized by Ryerson University Toronto, in collaboration with AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, June 20-23 Paper: Sustainable Development and Sustainability in the 21st Century Art Museums. Rethinking Modern Experience through the Narrative Displays International Seminar "Art With(out) Borders: Rethinking Methodologies of Art and Culture in a Global Context", University of Bern, Switzerland, June 6-8 Paper: Rethinking Art History Canons in Modern Art Museums Narratives UCC Art Symposium "Visual Representation and Doubt", UCC University College of Cork, Ireland, May 10-11 Paper: Sustainable Development and Sustainability in the 21st Century: Narratives versus Disruptions The 6th International Conference "The Inclusive Museum", SMK - Staten Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, DK, April 22-24 (organized by Amarewar Galla) Paper: Archètopy in Art Museums and “Sustainable Museology”: Turning Displays from Emphatic Sites into Critical-oriented Open Stages Symposium on Art Collecting "Nineteenth Century Foreign Art Collecting and Displaying in Italy. Creating Visions, Exporting Models", Max-Planck Institute- Kunsthistorishes Institut in Florenz, Florence Palazzo Grifoni, April 5 Paper: The Acton Family at Villa La Pietra. Italian and American Collecting Models ( research made in collaboration with Francesca Baldry, Acton Collection Manager, NYU- Villa La Pietra, Florence)
Tate Liverpool, "Constellation", shot of the new collection display by Artistic Director Francesco Manacorda and his team, 2013. Tate Liverpool has been one of the case studies of my PhD thesis about "Reflections on the notions of Ethics, Research and Sustainability in the 21st Century Art Institutions".