Tue, February 06, 2018
19:00 – 20:00
Piazza delle Murate
A visit to the exhibition of Adrian Paci ‘Di queste luci si servirà la notte’ and discussion with contributing artist Gianni Barelli and Le Murate. Progetti Arte Contemporanea director Valentina Gensini about how the city cultivates contemporary creative production in historic spaces. (Event opened to NYU Students only).
DIRECTOR, LE MURATE - PROGETTI ARTE CONTEMPORANEA
Valentina Gensini is an art historian and curator. Since 2005 she has been focusing her work on Museum Studies with an appointment at the Florentine Superintendency in the Galleria d’Arte Moderna of Palazzo Pitti. Since 2007 she has served as a consultant for the Palazzo Strozzi Foundation in Florence, where she curated the international project Green Platform. Art Ecology Sustainability in 2009. In 2010, she was member of the Cultural Commission for selecting projects for the Estate Fiorentina festival organized by the City of Florence. In 2011, she was the Artistic Director of the Notte Bianca in Florence, entirely dedicated to the contemporary arts. Gensini curated the section of Visual Arts for the Fabbrica Europa Festival in 2012. She is currently the scientific coordinator for the international master’s program in Arts Management at the European Institute of Design in Florence, Scientific Director of the Museo Novecento, and the Artistic Director of Le Murate: Progetti Arte Contemporanea, a civic center for the contemporary arts.