Simona Antonacci

Lecturer of the module Analysing an exhibition: the route, the colophon and captions. Writing in images in the RUFA x Leica Akademie advanced training course: Immagine fotografica per il cinema e i nuovi media.

After graduating in Contemporary Art History at ‘La Sapienza’ University, he attended the Specialisation School at the University of Siena with Prof. Enrico Crispolti.

He is an expert in the subject at the University of Tuscia, where he obtained his PhD in Conservation of Cultural Heritage with a thesis on the activity of exhibition spaces and magazines in Rome in the 1980s and 1990s.

She collaborated with the Wunderkammern gallery in Rome from 2008 to 2013, curated events and projects dedicated to contemporary art and photography and published articles in specialised magazines.

Trained in museology and didactics, she worked in the Education Department of MAXXI, Museum of XXI Century Arts, from 2005 to 2012.

From 2012 she began her collaboration with the MAXXI Architettura Photography Collection, of which she is currently Head. In the context of the museum’s activities, he has collaborated as coordinator or co-curator on exhibitions dedicated to Luigi Ghirri, Gabriele Basilico, Letizia Battaglia, Olivo Barbieri, Paolo Di Paolo, Paolo Pellegrin, Gianni Berengo Gardin and Premio Graziadei for Photography.