Elisa Giuliano ~ Keywords: comic, demonic, grotesque, religious, satirical, abundant, obscure, carnivalesque, profane, symbolic, vulgar, phantasmagorical, mocking, rural, superstitious, transformed, underground, maniac, ritual, magical, monstrous, feminine, poisonous, punk
Elisa Giuliano is a curator, researcher and theatre maker who lives and works between Italy and Berlin. Recently she was co-curator of the exhibition Ceremony (Burial of an Undead World) at Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) in Berlin.
Her curatorial and theater work focuses on the demythologization of modernity and capitalism, by reflecting on both sexuality and gender roles in religious histories, folklore and myth-making, particularly in modern Italy. She has previously been a fellow at Ocean Space - TBA-21 Academy (Venice) and Het Nieuwe Instituut (Rotterdam). She was part of the artistic team of the projects I- DEA and Blind Sensorium in Matera, European Capital of Culture 2019.
Learn more about Elisa Giuliano's 20 minute performance Bella come te, in carne ed ossa come me (beautiful like you, in flesh and bones like me) for 'tuttə (le) rottə - all (the) ways: unfixed' ~ DAI's Aeroponic Acts 2022 at Centrale Fies in Italy.
Learn more about Elisa Giuliano's written MA thesis (DAI, 2022): Black Madonnas: Race and Religion in Modern Southern Italy