Maurizio Bortolotti

Maurizio Bortolotti is an independent art critic and curator. Professor at NABA and Domus Academy in Milan. He was visiting professor at Urbino University (2003-2005). He is a regular contributor to the international magazine of art and architecture, Domus; the author of Il Critico Come Curatore, Milan 2003, and the editor ( with Stefano Casciani) of the collected writings of Pierre Restany in Pierre Restany. The Critic Who Was an Artist, Milan 2004. Recent curated projects are: "No Vitrines, No artists, No Museums: Just a Lot of People", with Rirkrit Tiravanija, Pierre Huyghe, Philippe Parreno (2004); "Modelmania", with Olafur Eliasson (2005), Venice; "The Utopian Display Platform" 2003-2006, Milan; "Yona Friedman: Art and Architecture", 2006, MART, Rovereto. He's currently working with Peter Lewis as a curator of Dan Graham and Yona Friedman for "Foreign" as part of Generator, organised by Gavin Wade, at Birmingham, UCE, (2006-2007). He has given lectures recently at the Academy of Fine Arts "Brera" in Milan; Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou; Goldsmiths College, London; University of Central England, Birmingham. (Born 1961, lives between Brescia and Milan).