Cecilia Alemani Artistic Director Venice Biennale 

Issue no2
April - May 2022
countryside & biennale guide

Cecilia Alemani has been appointed as the Artistic Director of the Visual Arts Department, with the task of planning and curating the coming 59th Exhibition.

She is a curator who has organized many exhibitions of contemporary artists, she is currently Jr. Director & Chief Curator of High Line Art, the programme of public art of the renowned urban park build on an elevated railroad in New York, and is a past curator of the Italian Pavilion at the Biennale Arte 2017.

On the occasion of her appointment, Cecilia Alemani said: “It is a great honor to be able to take on this role in one of the most prestigious and recognized Italian institutions in the world. As the first Italian woman to hold this position, I understand and appreciate the responsibility and also the opportunity offered to me and I intend to give voice to artists to create unique projects that reflect their visions and our society.”

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Metropolis M Magazine for contemporary art No 2 — 2022