Marianna Liosi is curator, writer and researcher based in Berlin. She graduated in Visual Arts at IUAV, Venice and she’s currently a PhD candidate in Humanities, University of Ferrara (Italy). In her curatorial research, she explores the aesthetics of social, economic and political dynamics, with specific attention to media, technology, digital archives, memory and the question of spectatorship and its generative role.
She has participated as panelist and lecturer to festivals, symposia and conversations at art institutions and universities in Germany and abroad. She has curated exhibitions, film programs, and workshops at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin (2019-2015), D21 Kunstraum, Leipzig (2017), Fine Arts Academy in Sousse, Leipzig, Bergamo, Düsseldorf (ongoing-2016); Between Bridges, Berlin (2016); Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin (2015-2016); Savvy Contemporary, Berlin (2014). She is currently Guest Lecturer at LABA (The Free Fine Arts Academy, Rimini, Italy).
Her articles and texts appeared on art magazines such as Ibraaz, and online media platforms such as, opendemocracy.net, as well as on artists’ books (Shubigi Rao, Yuri Ancarani), academic journals and volumes.