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The ideal curator for us is someone who wants to not just “set up an exhibit,” but to give visitors a fresh perspective that brings them out of the exhibition by fueling questions and doubts rather than cementing their certainties.

Our curators

LUCA SCARLINI

Curator of the exhibition STREGHERIE (witchcraft) - Facts, Scandals and Truths about the Subversives of History

Writer, playwright for theater and music, storyteller, performance artist. An art storyteller, he has curated exhibitions, including Bodies for Music. Sylvano Bussotti (Museo Marino Marini, 2010) and Il palcoscenico del desiderio (Pistoia, Cassa di Risparmio, 2010), and of the production of Edina Altara and Vittorio Accornero in the exhibition Storia di famiglia con immagini at the MAN Museum in Nuoro. He has been producing stories for museums and exhibitions for many years. He has also worked with other prestigious institutions such as Peggy Guggenheim Foundation, Gallerie dell'Accademia, Prato Civic Museums, Museo Marino Marini, Florence, and numerous other art venues.

PAOLO LINETTI

Curator of Yōkai - Ancient Japanese Monster Prints

He has been the director of the Museum of Oriental Art - Mazzocchi Collection since September 2017. He was the head of museum activities at the Diocesan Museum of Brescia from 2006 to 2018, for which he organized exhibitions, events, conferences and concerts. He has devoted himself to research and publications mainly related to art and culture of the Italian Renaissance, and to the Japanese history/art aspect with related publications and a hundred exhibitions in both artistic fields.

SAMUELE NAZIONALE

Curator of the exhibition ITADAKIMASU - Small hidden stories in anime's cuisine

@pranzoakonoha is a project born in June 2021 to tell the story of 25-year-old Sam's journey to discover the cuisine of the Far East starting from Asian communities in Italy. Especially in the Eastern concept, food becomes a catalyst for history, culture, religion, and art; therefore, it represents one of the most efficient channels to learn about Asia. Sam's community counts more than 44,000 followers on Instagram: on his profile it is possible to discover through authentic Asian recipes important pieces of the immense oriental cultural heritage, with a focus also on the manga/anime world. Parallel to his social activity, Sam takes @pranzoakonoha around Italy with show cooking and lectures at exhibitions, schools and cultural events such as the Festival of the Orient.

ALBERTO CRESPI

Curator of the exhibition Isia Academy - When designer wore ties

Alberto Crespi (Monza 1950) has devoted studies particularly to neoclassical translation engraving and applied arts. He has produced reviews of ancient and contemporary art for public institutions and signed catalogs for private galleries. In the 1990s and 2000s he curated the exhibition activities of the Associazione Amici dei Musei di Monza and various donations to national and foreign museums. In 2014 he realized the opening of the museum of ancient art "Quadreria Crivelli" in Trezzo sull'Adda. In 2020 he collaborated on the exhibition "Raffaello, l'invenzione del divin pittore" at the Brescia Museums. He is curator of archives of twentieth-century artists. He has published with Ilisso, Skira and Jaca Book.

PAOLA SCROLAVEZZA

Curator of the exhibitions SHINHANGA - The New Wave of Japanese Prints and YOKAI - Monsters, spirits and other hauntings in japanese prints

Paola Scrolavezza, translator and literary critic, is Full Professor at Bologna University Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures. She teaches Japanese Culture and Literature and her research and teaching interests include women's literature as well as the intersections between media, literature and urban space. Recently, she has become interested in cultural processes, addressing the circulation of fiction in the new media age, and the construction of transnational imagery in the context of globalization. Author of several critical articles, she has translated into Italian Yoshiya Nobuko, Enchi Fumiko, Ogawa Yoko, Higashino Keigo, Ekuni Kaori and Hayashi Fumiko. Since 2011 she is the coordinator and director of NipPop, a project focused on Japanese contemporary cultures and subcultures.

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