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Chiara Cartuccia 

is an art historian, independent art writer and curator based in London.  She studied Art History at the University of Rome, La Sapienza, and completed a research period at Freie Universität Berlin and Akademie der Künste Berlin, while writing her Magister thesis on George Grosz and Berlin Dada. In 2012 she obtained a Master Degree in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths College, University of London, with a final dissertation discussing the construction of artistic subjectivity in late 70s West-Berlin.

Over the years, Chiara collaborated with international institutions and organisations such as Venice International Performance Art Week, Month of Performance Art Berlin and Art Laboratory Berlin. Between 2013 and 2015, she was Head of Performance Art Department and Curator of the Performance Art Programme at Berlin art institution SAVVY Contemporary. At SAVVY Chiara curated the performance art programme PRESENT TENSE SERIES, and took part in the organisation of the exhibitions and performance series Giving Contours to Shadows  and Wir Sind Alle Berliner 1884-2014.

Since 2014, Chiara is co-founder and co-director of the editorial and curatorial project EX NUNC. She is a freelance contributor to several art magazines, and a PhD candidate at Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis, University of Amsterdam.



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