Marianna Vecellio is a curator and art historian, graduated in History of Modern and Contemporary Art at the University of Rome, La Sapienza.
Since 2012, she has been Curator at the Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli – Turin – where she has worked since 2007.
For the Castello di Rivoli, she conceived and created exhibitions and publications paying particular attention to subjectivity in the digital society. These include aaajiao. Deep Simulator (2020), Renato Leotta. Sole (2020), Claudia Comte (2019-20), Michael Rakowitz. Imperfect Binding (2019-20), Pedro Neves Marques (2019-20), Hito Steyerl. The City of Broken Windows (2018-19), Cally Spooner (2018-19), Anna Boghiguian (2017-18), Cécile B. Evans (2017-18), Ed Atkins (2016-17), Rachel Rose (2016- 17), Paloma Varga Weisz (2015-16), Manifest Intention (2013-14), Massimo Grimaldi. Before The Images (2009). Also for the Castello di Rivoli she conceived and curated transdisciplinary projects such as Abitare il minerale (2018) and Comp(h)ost (2019-20) which, between ecology and posthuman, explores new forms of coexistence and transformation of the living. Curator of various monographs such as John McCracken and Luigi Ontani, she has collaborated on various catalogs, including the monographs Gianni Piacentino, Robert Overby. Works 1969-1987 and Giorgio Griffa. Works: 1965-2015. She has published with international institutions, including Whitechapel, London, Le Consortium, Dijon, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Le Center d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Fondation Serralves, Porto and has collaborated with Italian and international magazines such as Flash Art and L’Officiel. Since 2016 she has curated the residences program Curva Blu located on the island of Favignana, which was attended: Trisha Baga, Diego Marcon, Giulia Cenci, Stephen G. Rhodes and David Horvitz. Also for INCURVA he also curated Sivilization’s Wake by Stephen G. Rhodes and Barry Johnston (Palermo, 2018).