Lorenzo Balbi (Turin, 1982. Lives and works in Turin and Bologna) is in charge of the Area Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (Modern and Contemporary Art section) for the Istituzione Bologna Musei. For the latter he works as artistic director for the museums MAMbo, Villa delle Rose, Museo Morandi, Casa Morandi, Museo Per La Memoria di Ustica and the Residenza per Artisti Sandra Natali. Among the others, his recent collaborations included the curation of the Live Program for DAMA, a new experimental fair dedicated to emerging international galleries; he was part of the scientific panel for NESXT, festival of independent galleries (spaces), of the jury for the Combat Prize 2017; he curated Pomilio Blumm Prize, realized in collaboration with Magnolia and Sky Arte HD. From 2006 to 2017, he taught Curation Methodology at Campo, course for curators, at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin (www.fsrr.org/campo).
Barbara Ferriani, pursues her activity of restorer since 1983 collaborating with public bodies, museums, archives and private collections. She is the director of the studio Barbara Ferriani srl in Milan and she coordinates the Laboratorio di Restauro of Milan Triennale Museum Design. Lecturer Restoration of Contemporary Art at Ca’ Foscari University in Venice and at the Scuola di Specializzazione at Cattolica University of Milan.
She is also founder member of the of INCCA Italy and of the European network NeCCAR.
Among her publications: P. Borghese, B. Ferriani, Guardare ma non toccare ll pastello bianco di Giovanni Boldini (look but don’t touch the withe pastel of Giovanni Boldini). In “Kermess”, Florence, 2005, “Materials and techniques in the pictorial oeuvre of Lucio Fontana” (co-authored with: Chiantore, O.;Ploeger, R. and Poli, T.;in Studies in Conservation, Volume 57, Number 2, 2012, pp. 92-105(14), Maney Publishing, B.Ferriani, M.Pugliese, Ephemeral Monuments. History and Conservation of Installation Art ,The Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, 2013
Anna Lambertini, architect and landscape architect Department of Arfchitecture, Università degli Studi di Firenze. Associate professor of Landscape Architecture/ICAR 15 at the Architecture Department of the University of Florence since 2016, currently teaches at the School of Architecture of the University Florence and at Ecole Euro-Méditerranéenne d’Architecture, de Design et d’Urbanisme of Fés (Morocco). She was a lecturer at University of Perugia, at IUAV in Venice and at Politecnico of Milan. Architect and landscape architect of AIAPP/IFLA, with a three years postgraduate degree in Architecture of Gardens and Landscape Design, achieved the Phd in Landscape Planning at Università degli Studi di Firenze. From 1995 to 2016 she worked in the field of Landscape Architecture, both in the public and private sectors. In Florence, together with Tessa Matteini , she founded the studio limes architettura del paesaggio. She carried out projects and researches in Italy, France, Russia, Spain and Lebanon. The dimensions of the everyday landscape and the creative management of the public space (urban and rural) are Lamberti’s privileged fields of scientific exploration, with particular focus on the following themes: reconfiguration of the marginal voids, intersection between artistic practices and landscape design, design of recreational spaces, historical and contemporary production of the art of gardens. She published numerous publications, among which the monographs Fare parchi urbani, Firenze University Press (special mention at the International Prize Hanbury-Grinzane Cavour 2005); Giardini in Verticale, Verbavolant 2007 (english translation/Thames&Hudson 2007, french/Citadelle&Mazenod 2007 and german/DVA 2009); Urban Beauty! Luoghi prossimi e pratiche di resistenza estetica, Editrice Compositori 2013. Since 2016 has been working as editor in chief and scientific director for the biannual magazine Architettura del Paesaggio of AIAPP. She is part of the scientific committee of the Fondazione Benetton Studi and Ricerche per il Paesaggio.
Marco Mancuso is critic, curator, lecturer an independent publisher, who focuses his research on the impact of technology and science on art, design and contemporary culture. Founder and director since 2005 of Digicult, one the most important online platforms of the sector, of the Digimag Journal and of the publishing company Digicult Editions. For over ten years he has been professor of New Media Art at NABA and IED in Milan, Editorial Systems for the arts at the Accademia di Belle Arti Carrara of Bergamo and he is visiting lecturer at RUFA in Rome
After the studies in philosophy. Mathilde Roman earned a Phd in Art and Sciences of Art at the Sorbonne 1 of Paris. Since 2005 she has been a professor at Pavillon Bosio, school of Arts and Scenography. Art critic, she is the treasurer at AICA International. She published two essays: On stage. La dimension scénique de l’image video, Intellect, UK, 2016, and Art video et mise en scène de soi, L’Harmattan, 2008. Recently, she has led various curatorial projects such as Danse, Danse, Danse at the New National Museum of Monaco, 2016, Plein écran, La Station, Nice, 2017, curator of Movimenta, the first biennial dedicated to the moving image in Nice, November 2017