Lucrezia Cippitelli

Lucrezia Cippitelli /

Lucrezia Cippitelli, professor of Aesthetics at the Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, is a member of cheFare and the artistic director of Ateliers Picha, the educational program of Picha – Biennial of Lubumbashi. Her research focus in on the global south, decolonial theories, art and civic participation. She curated Civic Media Art for cheFare (2017-18) and co-curated the Bienniale Interactiva de Merida, Mexico (2005 and 2007), the Biennale Desde Aqui of Bucaramanga, Colombia (2015), Urban Scenos Dakar / Ouakam (2012-2013). In 2005 she set up a media center in Havana (Alamar Express Lab, 2005-2007), and a social innovation laboratory through the arts in Khartoum, Sudan (Khartoum Lab, 2012-2013). Between 2011 and 2015 she founded and directed a Master in Visual Arts at the University of Addis Ababa, where she lived.