Nicola Setari,

agent, philosopher
Nicola Setari, born in 1978 in Brussels, is co-editor of dOCUMENTA (13)’s The Logbook, vol. 2/3 of the catalog, editor of dMAPS, the exhibition’s resources tool for mobile devices, and dean of the dOCUMENTA (13) Park Schönfeld Academy, the summer program in Kassel for art students from across Europe.
He lectures in Visual Anthropology at the New Academy for Fine Arts and at the IULM University in Milan, and is Secretary General of the Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris. Between 2006 and 2009, he was Editor in Chief of the cross-disciplinary art magazine Janus. In 2010 and 2011 he was co-curator of the Visionary Africa platform for the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels and co-editor of GEO-graphics: A Map of Art Practices in Africa, Past and Present (BOZAR Books, Silvana Editoriale, 2010). His fields of interest are visual culture and media studies with a focus on contemporary iconoclasm and the work of W.J.T. Mitchell and Régis Debray. He holds a PhD in the History of Architecture and Art Sciences (IUAV University Venice).

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