Lavinia Filippi &
Amanda Masha Caminals

Born in Rome, Lavinia Filippi has worked in institutions such as Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea in Turin and as independent curator in Islamabad, Lahore and London. She works on special projects at Belmacz. In 2018 she curated the solo exhibitions Estée Lauder series by Michela de Mattei and The house on the lake by Franko B at the Italian Cultural Institute in London. She is Associate Professor at the National College of Arts in Lahore. In 2014 she curated the exhibitions I.D. for the Islamabad Literature Festival. From 2010 to 2013 she founded and directed castellodirivoli.tv. From 2007 to 2012, Lavinia Filippi also contributed as correspondent and author to television shows on art for the Italian national channel RAI. She contributed to Flash Art, ARTEiN, Artribune, Muftah and ArtNow Pakistan. She holds a MA in Curating Contemporary Art at the Royal College of Art, an MA in Art History from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’ and a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa.

Amanda Masha Caminals is co-director and curator of the Mutant Institute of Environmental Narratives (IMNA), the laboratory of Matadero Madrid that fosters artistic practices in connection with journalism, science and technology as a response to the challenges of the climate crisis. Previous to that, she directed the CITY STATION of the Environmental Health Clinic by artist Natalie Jeremijenko at the Centre for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB). Together with Lavinia Filippi she is founder of Translocalia. As an independent curator she recently curated the 2019 edition of Mobile Week Barcelona, a 10 days festival before the Mobile World Congress of Barcelona that formulates an open space of dialogue around the impact of digital technology in society. She curated shows such as Stephen Dean: Jugglers (Casa Triângulo, São Paulo, 2013), INTERSTITIAL ZONES (The Showroom Gallery and Matt’s Gallery, London, 2014) or UnderLOOP | 59min at Cine Avenida de la Luz (LOOP, Barcelona, 2017). She holds a BA in Humanities from Pomepu Fabra University in Barcelona, a Degree in History of Art from the University of Barcelona and a MA Hons in Curating Contemporary Art from the Royal College of Art in London.