Federica Bueti writes, edits, teaches and occasionally curates exhibitions and public programs. Her research focuses on refusals and decolonial feminist critical poetics. She is one of the editors of the SAVVY Series, published by Archive Books. She is the founder of …ment, a journal for contemporary culture, art and politics, which she ran between 2011 and 2015. In 2019, She co-curated the exhibition and research project Ecologies of Darkness. Building Ground on Shifting Sand dedicated to an investigation of decolonial feminist politics and poetics, at SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, 2019. She co-edited the volumes Whose Land Have I Lit On Now? Reflections on the notion of Hostipitality, SAVVY Contemporary/Archive Books, Berlin, 2020; The Incantation of the Disquieting Muse: On Divinity, Supra-Realities, or the Exorcisement of Witchery published by The Greenbox and SAVVY Contemporary, Berlin, 2017. She edited the volume Move…ment. On Forms of Protest and Resistance, published by Book Works, London, 2013. She serves as board member of the WorkField Commission of the MA in Artistic Research at The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague. She has taught at The Royal Academy of Art, The Hague; Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam and regularly gives workshops, mentors art students and curators. Bueti regularly writes on art and social theory for international art magazines such as Ocula, BOMB, frieze magazine as well as critical anthologies and artist monographs. She earned a BA in Cultural and Media Studies, 2004, an MA in Critical and Curatorial Studies, 2007, both from the University of Milan, and a PhD degree in Writing from The Royal College of Art, London, with a dissertation titled Poetics of Negation, on feminist poetics of refusal and radical negation. Bueti was Writer-in-residence at Florida Art Centre, Miami, FL, 2016, and at Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen, NO, 2015. She was a Fellow of Nida Colony Doctoral School, Lithuania, 2015, and at the Summer Academy im Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland, 2013.
Born in 1982 in Scilla, Reggio Calabria, she lives and works in Berlin.
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