Caterina Tomeo

CATERINA TOMEO (1972) is an art historian and carries out research, as well as working as a critic and curator. She is specialised in contemporary art, with a focus on inter-disciplinary arts and research in media art and sound art. She has collaborated with the Chair of History of Contemporary Art and the Department of Performing Arts and Sciences at Sapienza University in Rome, organising seminars, reviews and conferences on the electronic and digital arts. She has taken part in several important publishing projects, such as the first Anthologies of Video Art in Europe, Le Storie del Video (Video Stories), Le pratiche del video (Practical Video Art), edited by Prof. Valentina Valentini, as well as catalogues by emerging artists in collaboration with Nero Produzioni. She has also collaborated in organising festivals and reviews, including the Video Festival held in Taormina, Visibilità Zero (Zero Visibility) in Rome, and Netmage in Bologna. Having also specialised in the Economics and Management of cultural assets, she has carried out management and project financing activities for companies financed by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities. She has served as Director of higher vocational training courses, including the course in New multimedia cataloguing techniques, held at the MACRO Museum in Rome. Between 2008 and 2011, she directed the Arts Learning Institute, a space for promoting contemporary art languages, hosting internationally renowned artists such as Tomas Saraceno, Christopher O’Leary, Stefania Galegati, Marco Raparelli, Lol Coxhill, Mike Cooper, Elio Martusciello, Ossatura. She teaches Electronic and Digital Art, History of Contemporary Art and Digital Video at RUFA – Rome University of Fine Arts, where she has also been in charge of the Events and Communications unit. She also teaches Arts and New media, Technology and Multimedia, Art Management at the Master of Arts Course in Economics and management of art and cultural heritage at the Business School of “Il Sole 24 Ore”. She is co-director of the SPRING ATTITUDE FESTIVAL. Her papers have been published in books, catalogues and art magazines, and her book “Sound Art, Ascoltare è come vedere” (Sound Art: Listening is Like Seeing) was published by Castelvecchi Editore in February 2017.