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I've got a university degree (Laurea Magistrale) in History of Fine Arts, at the State University of Milan
I work for various culture centers as a researcher and lecturer. My research area is the History of Italian arts, especially for Middle and Modern Age.
I' ve published some researches and the last one makes part of a catalogue, relating to the exhibition "Nino Zucchelli, the collection: paintings, medals, engravings", hold in Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bergamo 2013/11/15 - 2014//1/6. My work focused on a group of ceramists active in the 40's in Bergamo and Milan.
I also work as a touristic and cultural operator, doing research and analysis of relevant historical, cultural and artistic areas. I take care of itinerary and trip preparation; leading of field trips on location.
Energy for Life
From February 2014
Leading workshops about the Expo 2015 themes (Feeding the planet; Energy for Life) with the help of artistic images (e.g. still-lifes; banquet scenes; genre paintings) and fairy tales.
Employer - Museum of Contemporary Arts, Lissone (Monza), Italy
Teacher of History
From May 2013
Planning and implementation of videos providing an overview of the History of Fine Arts, from the Prehistory to the XX century
July 2012 - September 2012
Instructor of Italian Language and Culture
-Teaching Italian Language and Culture to college students, children and adults. Preparing lessons according the purposes of the Center.
-Leading tours at the Museum of Fine arts of Houston, Tx.
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-Lectures of Italian Fine Arts at High school level
Curatorial assistant and Research Librarian
January 2000 - January 2014
Preparation of art and cultural exhibitions.
Writing of educational material (books, guides, brochures); editing for publications released by the institution; tutoring of high school students related to institution's cultural activities; bibliographic and iconographic research; research conference presentations;
Employer Ateneo of Sciences, Arts and Literature, Bergamo, Italy
Italian Art between the two World wars
This is a demo I've made for an high school in Brescia, the Centro Studi "Leonardo da Vinci". It gave me the opportunity to be selected for a project focused on a online course for the high school. The project offers an overview on the History of Fine Arts from the beginning, I mean from the caves 'paintings, to the contemporary art. I've recorded twenty videos, lasting 30 minutes each. This one, 8 minutes only, explains what happened in the second decade of last century: after the Avant-garde movements (e.g. Cubism, Futurism) and in opposition of them, came out a "rappel a l'ordre". A growing number of European artists needed to come back to the figurative tradition, after experimentations and excesses carried out. In Italy this return was very strong. Painters like Giorgio De Chirico, Carlo Carrà, Felice Casorati promoted a recovery of the great italian painting of the past, of the Renaissance for example. At the beginning of the Twenties born a movement called "Novecento" that gathered painters and sculptors who were very close to that "rappel a l'ordre". Founded by Margherita Sarfatti, Benito Mussolini' s lover, "Novecento" was supported by the Fascist government. The video focuses also on some of the favourite themes of the period: the cult of the Fatherland; the image of the Chief.
Qualifications & Certifications
Didactics of Italian as a Foreign Language
Catholic University of Milan
State University of Milan
Liceo Scientifico "Filippo Lussana", Bergamo-Italy
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