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Marina La Verghetta

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsArt Curator - Assistant Curator

Work history

Currently

Assistant Curator

Fiorucci Art Trust

Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • - Collaborated with the Director and the artistic leader, Camille Henrot in the curation of "I Will Go Where I Don't Belong", 2016 edition of Volcano Extravaganza, yearly art festival on the island of Stromboli. Was responsible for the production of the daily events of the festival, in addition to on-site management of a team of artists, staff and local collaborators to ensure the smooth running of the film screenings and performances. - Produced and organised, in collaboration with Paulina Olowska and her studio, the second edition of Mycorial Theatre which took place in Rabka-Zdroj, Poland in October 2015. The project was a one week workshop inclusive of a two- day long walk in the woods, all culminating with an open house held at Villa Kadenowka. - Assisted in the production of the 2016 edition of Mycorial Theatre, held in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in collaboration with PIVÔ, Art & Research. - Acting as a studio manager, I was responsible for the maintenance of the HQ of the Trust along with the upkeep of the accounts and being the point of contact for any external collaborators or contractors. - Collaborated with the Curator and the Director in the production of the 2015 edition of Volcano Extravaganza, titled "In Favour of a Total Eclipse". - Oversaw the production and smooth running of "The violent No!", a one week long course of action held on the island of Kastellorizo as part of the Public Programme of the 14th Istanbul Biennial. - Assisted in the making of "I'm Here But You've Gone", conceived in collaboration with Creative Perfumers. The exhibition was a display of artists fragrances created as a result of ten months of workshops. My responsibilities on this occasion, extended to being front of house and press-liaison for the first group show to be held at the HQ of the Trust. - Responsible for the management of the private collection of Nicoletta Fiorucci, Founder of the Fiorucci Art Trust. This included digital and hard copy archiving, being the point of contact for loans and ensuring a smooth transition to the updated system of Art Logic and the affiliated Private View App.

Education

2011

MA Cultural Creative Industries

King's College London

Sep 2010 - Sep 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Pass with Merit. Dissertation: Join the Club: Contemporary Art and Commercial Art Fairs in London.

2009

BA, Art History and Communication Studies, Humanistic Studies

McGill University

Sep 2006 - May 2009
  • Montreal, Canada
  • Activities and Societies: Co-Founder of the Fridge Door Gallery, Member of the Fine Arts Council, VP Internal of AHSA (Art History Student Association) First Class Honours. GPA: 3.5/4