Giulia Civardi is a curator, writer, and researcher based in London, UK. She has curated research-led artistic programmes, commissions, and exhibitions in diverse cultural organisations, including Tate Modern, Rupert Centre for Art and Education, Kunstraum, Exo Exo, and Galerie In Situ. She is currently working independently on various research and writing projects, as a Curatorial Consultant and Collection Manager for the Nicoletta Fiorucci Collection, and as part of the Curatorial Team at DEMO Moving Image︎︎︎.
Previously, she was Assistant Curator at Fiorucci Art Trust (2019-2021), a selected participant of the Barbican Emerging Film Curators Lab (2020), a facilitator of Garp Sessions, a summer research programme in Babakale, Turkey (2020), and founder of Grey Cube 113︎︎︎(2016-2017). She holds an MA in art theory from Goldsmiths University and a BA in cultural and curatorial studies from Central Saint Martins.
As a cultural producer, she is committed to facilitating cross-disciplinary dialogue and knowledge redistribution. Her curatorial and writing practice explores the inter-relationship between ecological and social issues, marginal grammars, and collective learning. She is a member of AWI︎︎︎—the first autonomous, non-partisan association in Italy that aims to build ethical, contractual, and legal tools to protect art workers—where she has been researching and reporting on sustainable models of cultural governance. As a writer, she regularly contributes texts to publications, catalogues and exhibitions. Her writing on art and culture has appeared in Flash Art, this is tomorrow, and NERO Magazine, among others.