Claudia Giannetti is a researcher specialized in contemporary art, aesthetics, media art and the relation between art, science and technology. She is also a theoretician, writer and exhibitions curator. She has an interdisciplinary educational background, with a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Barcelona. Over the past 18 years she has directed institutions and art centres in Spain, Portugal and Germany, including MECAD\Media Centre of Art & Design (Barcelona) and the Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art (Oldenburg, Germany). She has curated more than a hundred exhibitions and cultural events in national and international museums and centres. She curated the exhibition The Discreet Charm of Technology: Arts in Spain, MEIAC, Badajoz (2008), which travelled to ZKM | Centre for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany, and the Neue Galerie Graz, Austria. Giannetti has published more than 150 articles and fourteen books in various languages, including: Aesthetics of the Digital – Syntopy of Art, Science and Technology (Barcelona, 2002; New York/Vienna, 2004); The Capricious Reason in the 21st Century: The avatars of the post-industrial information society (Las Palmas, 2006); and AnArchive(s) – A Minimal Encyclopedia on Archaeology and Variantology of the Arts and Media (Oldenburg, 2014). She has worked as an academic, teaching in Spanish and Portuguese universities for the past two decades, and has done numerous lectures as a visiting professor in universities in Germany, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain and Mexico.
Last update: May 22th, 2017