Simone Ciglia (Pescara, Italy, 1982) is Career Instructor at the University of Oregon. His areas of research focus on marginal spaces within contemporary art, including its relationship to agriculture, craft, and utopian/dystopian impulses. He works as a freelance curator and correspondent for Flash Art Magazine, and writes for a variety of publications, including Treccani and Zanichelli.
He has taught at the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino, Italy, and was Assistant Researcher at the MAXXI - National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome. He holds a Ph.D. in the History of Contemporary Art from the “Sapienza” University of Rome.