Claudia Giannetti

Year of birth, place
Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Claudia Giannetti is a researcher specialized in contemporary art, aesthetics, media art and the relation between art, science and technology. She is a theoretician, writer and exhibitions curator. For eighteen years she was director and/or art director of art institutions including ACC L’Angelot (the pioneer space in Spain dedicated to art and technology), MECAD\Media Centre of Art & Design (Spain), Fundação Eugenio de Almeida (Portugal), and Edith-Russ-Haus for Media Art (Germany). She has curated more than one hundred and fifty exhibitions and cultural events in international museums. Giannetti has published many books in various languages, including »Ästhetik des Digitalen. Ein intermediärer Beitrag zu Wissenschaft, Medien- und Kunstsystemen« (Wien: Springer Verlag, 2004); »The Discreet Charm of Technology« (2008); »Photo & Media: Something Other Than Photography« (2013); »AnArchive(s) – A Minimal Encyclopedia on Archaeology and Variantology of the Arts and Media« (2014); »Image and Media Ecology. Art and Technology: Praxis and Aesthetics« (2017).