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In-ruins Team 

Maria Luigia Gioffre -

Founder Director, Curatorial and Executive Board

Maria Luigia Gioffre (Soverato, 1990) is a multidisciplinary artist active since 2015. She holds a degree in Practices and Philosophies of Photography at Central Saint Martins in London. Her work moves across theatre, performance, writing and visual arts playing with myth, anthropology and intimate storytelling. Her work has been part of various exhibitions, symposia, academic and non-academic publications mapping contemporary art. 


Nicola Guastamacchia - 

Curatorial and Executive Board

Nicola Guastamacchia (Bari, 1990) is an artist and independent researcher living between Bari and London. He holds a full degree in Law, the Mlitt in Modern and Contemporary art from the University of Glasgow, and the MFA in Fine Art from Kingston School of Art. His work engages with contemporary social and political issues, with a focus on mapping borders and the critical potential of text. He was Exhibitions Manager  at Richard Saltoun gallery, London, from 2018 to 2021, London, and manages the project space VOGA in Bari. In 2021 he was recipient of the Italian Ministry of Culture "Cantica 21" Award.

Nicola Nitido -

Curatorial and Advisory Board

Nicola Nitido (Naples, 1993), art historian, writer and curator. Developing a multidisciplinary approach spanning from art history to anthropology, he investigates the infinite possibilities of exhibitions set-up, addressing artists' personal and collective researchs, tethering it to a solid knowledge of  sources. He graduated in Semiotics of Art at the University of Bologna, and in Museology and Management of Cultural Heritage in Madrid. He has been working as archivist at Rubenianum Institute Anversa, Belgium, and assistant curator at Gemäldegalerie in Dresda, DE, PS120 in Berlin, DE and Residency 80121 in Naples, IT.


Contributions and collaborations:

Roberta Garieri - Curatorial and Editorial Projects 2022 

Dobroslawa Nowak - Curatorial Board edition 2021

Azzurra Pitruzzella - Curatorial Board edition 2018

Elisa Costantini - Curatorial Board edition 2018

Elena Dardano - Executive Production Assistant edition 2018



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