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Lavinia Filippi

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Curator, Moderator, Participant

Lavinia Filippi is an art historian, curator and contributor currently based in London, from where she co-directs the international platform Translocalia and she works on special projects and publications at Belmacz. In 2018 she curated the solo exhibitions Estée Lauder seriesby Michela de Mattei and The house on the lakeby Franko B at the Italian Cultural Institute in London, in 2016 she co-curated PROJECT_16in the urban contexts of Lahore, Sāo Paulo and London and in 2015 INTERSTITIAL ZONEat The Showroom and Matt’s Gallery, London. Before, she lived in Pakistan where she is Associate Professor at the National College of Arts in Lahore. In 2014 she curated the exhibitions I.Dfor the Islamabad Literature Festival and co-curated Still of Peace and everyday livesat the Museo Capitolare, Atri, Italy. From 2010 to 2013 she founded and directed the project  castellodirivoli.tv for Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, in Turin, Italy. From 2007 to 2012, Lavinia Filippi also contributed as correspondent and author to television shows on art and culture for the Italian national channel RAI. Since 2004, she has been writing for magazines including Flash Art, ARTEiN, Artribune, Muftah and ArtNow Pakistan. She holds a MA in Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art, an MA in Art History from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ and a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa.