Daniela Piscitelli

She is an architect and graphic designer that deals with the history and criticism of visual communication design.
From 2009 to the present she has been the President of Aiap, the Italian association of visual communication design. She has collaborated with national and international magazines and publishing houses such as: Op.Cit, Il Verri, Linea Grafica, Progetto Grafica, Experimenta, Hiatus -Valencia San serif, paying particular attention to relationships, linguistic changes and to the historical perspective of Western scenarios – America and Italy – in relation to emerging contexts, in particular Asia and China.
Alongside her research work, she has been teaching and participating intensly in international seminars and conferences. She is the creator, organizational manager, and scientific curator of the International Graphic Design Weeks, now in their fifth edition, and of the first “Women in Design Awards”, a biennial international award.

She is also the curator of many shows and exhibitions including:

– “Medical and scientific communication in Italy- ’60-‘70″. In: Design Per. International Graphic design Week, Treviso, edition n. 4.;
– “Foto-grafiche optical. Una retrospettiva su Enzo Ragazzini” In: Design Per. International Graphic design Week, Treviso, edition n. 4.
– “Erberto Carboni e Barilla, Retrospettiva del grande maestro e del piano di rilancio e riposizionamento della Barilla”. In: Design Per. International Graphic design Week, Bologna, edition n. 2

She is currently a researcher at Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, and an adjunct professor at La Sapienza University in Rome, where she is the curator of numerous lectures and workshops. She is also a jury member in international competitions.