Matteo Lucchetti is a curator, art historian, and writer. His main curatorial interests are focused on artistic practices that redefine the role of art and the artist in society. Since 2010, he curates, with Judith Wielander, Visible, a research project and first European biennial award for socially engaged artistic practices in a global context, by Fondazione Pistoletto and Fondazione Zegna. He worked as curator of Exhibitions and Public Programs at BAK, Utrecht in 2017–2018. His curatorial projects include Marzia Migliora. The Spectre of Malthus, MA*GA, Gallarate; Sammy Baloji. Other Tales, Lunds Konsthall and Kunsthal Aarhus, 2020; First Person Plural: Empathy, Inti- macy, Irony, and Anger, BAK, Utrecht, 2018; Marinella Senatore: Piazza Universale. Social Stages, Queens Museum, New York, 2017; De Rerum Rurale, 16a Quadriennale di Roma, 2016; Don’t Embarrass the Bureau, Lunds Konsthall, 2014; Enacting Populism, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, 2012. He was curator in residence at Para Site (Hong Kong), Kadist Art Foundation (Paris) and AIR (Antwerp). He is a faculty member of the Accademia Unidee, Biella. He has served as a visiting professor at HISK, Gent; Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam; Sint Lucas Antwerpen, Antwerp; Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan.
His texts have appeared on Mousse Magazine, Manifesta Journal, and Art Agenda.