CURATOR PERSPECTIVE: CATHERINA CORNI
TAF TALK 5- Curator's perspective on working with artists (6 May 2022)
Italian born curator Caterina Corni holds a master degree in Art History from Università degli Studi di Milano, specialising in the field of Indology. After that, she attended l’Université d’été, Centre Pompidou-Bibliothèque Kandinski in Paris. She begun her career as contributor for several magazines specialised in contemporary art, including renowned Flash Art. She curated several exhibitions in Italy and abroad, involving international artists. Since 2005, she became a promoter of cultural events and exhibitions focusing on modern and contemporary Indian art, in the fields of painting, photography and video installations. She currently teaches as Associate Professor of Art History and Curatorial Practices at Symbiosis University, Pune, India. Selected recent exhibitions curated by Corni include: The Arts Family, London (TAF) Emerging Artist Award 2021 (Catalogue conceptualised by Catherina Corni); Hemen Mazumdar, “The Last Romantic”, De Suantio gallery, Singapore, 2019 (Book edited by Caterina Corni, Nirmalya Kumar); “ArtBAB. Art Across Borders”, Kingdom of Bahrain, 2019-2018-2017; Kartick Chandra Pyne, “Il surrealista riluttante”, Francesco Zanuso gallery, Milan, Italy, 2018; Arch. Mario Gottardi, “La grammatica della linea”, collateral event of Salone del Mobile 2018, Milan, Italy; “Non ti scordar di me”, Studio Boscovich, Milan, Italy, 2017; “Jamini Roy. From tradition to modernity. The Kumar collection”, Museo delle Culture, Lugano, 2015; “Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Memorial”, in collaboration with the Government of India, London, 2015.