Lecture Series

  • Vincent Honoré, currently senior curator at the Southbank Centre in London and art director for the Baltic Triennial.
    Professor Honoré has previously worked at Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2001-2004), at Tate Modern in London (2004-2007) as a curator, and at the David Roberts Arts Foundation as the founding director and curator (2008-2017).
  • Kristine Siegel, director of Bergen Biennial 2016 and founder of PRAXES Berli
    KRISTINE SIEGEL is co-director of Bergen Biennale 2016 and co-founded PRAXES Center for Contemporary Art in Berlin in 2013. Prior to this, she worked as Program Director at ISCP, New York, at Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Tirana Biennale, Albania, and for Dennis Oppenheim Studio, New York. In addition, she has realized several independent exhibition and performance projects. Ms. Siegel is a PhD Fellow at University of Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Niels Righolt, director Danish Centre for Arts and Interculture
    Niels Righolt is the Managing Director at CKI. The Danish Centre for Arts & Interculture (CKI) is a national knowledge, competence and communication centre for international culture, cultural diversity, and audience engagement and development. Prior to his engagement at CKI, Niels Righolt worked as as Managing and Artistic Director of the Dunkers Arts Centre in Helsingborg, Sweden, as Chief Curator and producer for Møstings Hus & Byggeriets Hus, Copenhagen and as co-founder of the intercultural magazine and communication bureau Cultures. Niels Righolt is a board member of the Danish contemporary dance scene Dansehallerne in Copenhagen and the Audience Europe Network.
  • Sharon Hecker, art historian and independent curator
  • Viviana Checchia, Public Engagement Curator CCA Glasgow
    Viviana Checchia is the Public Engagement Curator at CCA Glasgow. Prior to taking up her role at CCA, Viviana produced and contributed to a range of international projects, including the Young Artist of the Year Award 2014(YAYA) in Ramallah, which supports young Palestinian artists with a curatorial focus on learning and development; and the 4th Athens Biennale, which reimagined the biennale format as a space for cultural debate and grassroots organizing.

Recent Guest Speakers

  • Bartolomeno Pietromarchi, director MAXXI
  • Pippo Ciorra, Senior Curator MAXXI
  • Giulia Ferracci, Curator MAXXI
  • Elena Motisi, Curator MAXXI
  • Laura Felci, Curator MAXXI
  • Annalisa Inzana, Communicaton and PR MAXXI
  • Michele di Monte, Gallerie Nazionali Barberini Corsini
  • Davide Lacagnina, art historian
  • Adrienne Drake, director, Fondazione Giuliani
  • Maria Serlupi Crescenzi, Head of education Musei Vaticani
  • Carlotta Caruso, curator Museo delle Terme di Diocleziano
  • Stefano Marson, La Galleria Nazionale
  • James Gardner, gallerist, Frutta
  • Paola Capata, gallerist, Monitor
  • Federica Schiavo, gallerist Federica Schiavo Gallery
  • Raffaella Frascarelli, collector and curator, Nomas Foundation and Collection
  • Silvia Mascheroni, ICOM Italia, Università Bocconi, Milan
  • Gabriella Yaev Franzone, CuratorMuseo Ebraico Rome
  • Pompeo Martelli, director Museo della Mente
  • Giulio Stumpo, ECCOM, economist

Site visits

  • Palatine Hill. Exhibition ‘Par Tibi Roma Nihil’ from Nomas Foundation collection
  • Fondazione Giuliani per l’Arte
  • La Galleria Nazionale
  • Ministry for Foreign Affairs, visit to the contemporary art collection
  • Gallerie Nazionali Barberini Corsini,
  • Museo delle Terme di Diocleziano visit
  • Musei Vaticani
  • Museo della Mente
  • Sinagoga di Roma
  • Centrale Montemartini
  • Musei Capitolini
  • La Galleria Nazionale
  • Fondazione de Chirico
  • Archivio Giulio Turcato
  • Musei Vaticani
  • Museo della Mente
  • Museo Ebraico di Roma
  • Centrale Montemartini
  • Musei Capitolini