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IASPIS Kitchen Talk: Silvia Franceschini

Anna Boghiguian, detalj av installationen Sail, utställningsvy av Le Déracinement. On Diasporic Imaginations curerad av Silvia Franceschini på Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Design & Architecture, Hasselt, 2021. Foto: Selma Gurbuz.

Welcome to an informal presentation and conversation with curator and researcher Silvia Franceschini. Her curatorial practice moves across the fields of visual arts, design, and architecture. She has in different contexts been working with issues of pedagogy and spaces for learning and knowledge production and in her PhD thesis Toward an Ecology of Knowledges: Critical Pedagogy and Epistemic Disobedience in Contemporary Visual Art and Design Practices she explored and discussed in depth historical and contemporary theory and practice in this field.

Silvia Franceschini is currently an Associate Curator at Z33 – House for Contemporary Art, Hasselt, Belgium. Curatorial projects include: Le Déracinement. On Diasporic Imaginations, Z33, Hasselt (2021); research program ThePoliticsofAffinity. Experiments in Art, Education and the Social Sphere, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (2016–18); participation on the curatorial team of The School of Kyiv—Kyiv Biennial 2015; and the exhibition, symposium, and educational program GlobalTools 1973–1975: Towards an Ecology of Design, SALT, Istanbul (2014).  She is an editor of The Politics of Affinity. Experiments in Art, Education and the Social Sphere, Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, 2018, and a co-author of Global Tools 1973–1975. When Education Coincides With Life, Nero Publishing, 2019. Silvia Franceschini is since 2021 contributing to the IASPIS project Urgent Pedagogies.