Simone Ciglia

Pro Tem Instructor
History of Art and Architecture
Research Interests:
Contemporary Art
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Simone Ciglia is Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino, Italy, Assistant Researcher at the MAXXI - National Museum of XXI Century Arts in Rome, and currently teaches courses in Contemporary Art 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 holds a Ph.D. in the History of Contemporary Art from the “Sapienza” University of Rome.