Curriculum vitae


PAUL D'AGOSTINO, Ph.D.


Art résumé & academic CV


EDUCATION

— Ph.D. Italian Literature, October 2004, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. Dissertation: Damned to Life: Judging Judgment in Buzzati and Beyond.
— M.A. Italian Literature, January 2002, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
— B.A. European Studies / Italian Language and Literature (double major), With Honors and Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, May 1999, The College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. Honors thesis: Radical Right-Wing Populism in the Light of Postmodern Politics.
— British Institute and James Madison University in Florence, January – May 1998, Florence, Italy.
— University of Münster, under the auspices of The College of William & Mary and Vassar College. June - August 1996, Münster, Germany.


LANGUAGES
English, Italian, German, French, Spanish
Basic reading and translation skills: Portuguese, Dutch, Latin


EXHIBITIONS, SCREENINGS, READINGS, COLLABORATIONS

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
Art 3 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (forthcoming)
2016
Rosetta's Stones, Weathervane Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Scriptive Formalities, Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (with book)
2014
Gathered in the Square, Lost in the Hills, two-person show, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Twilit Ensembles, Pocket Utopia Gallery, New York, NY (with book)
2012
Appearance Adrift in the Garden, Norte Maar Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (with book)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS & COLLABORATIONS
2017
Text/ure, Shirley Fiterman Art Center at BMCC, cur. Kristen Frederickson, New York, NY
Celebrating Together: NURTUREart Benefit, Brooklyn, NY
2016
Reader, Pretext reading series, organized by Robert Marshall, Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY
Bloom, auction and benefit for Halo Worldwide, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Moderator, artist talk by Brett Wallace, Art3 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Untitled Show, cur. Brian Morris, DSC Annex, Brooklyn, NY
Reality is Wrong, Dreams Are For Real, cur. B. Morris & M. David, DSC Annex, Brooklyn, NY
Making History Bushwick, David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
Expensive Poetry, Outlet BK Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
An Occasional Dream, Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Tower of Babel, traveling exhibition: Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY; Givatayim City Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Trebisdonda, Perugia, Italy.
Momenta Art Spring Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Paper Plains, Galerie Kornfeld, Berlin, Germany
2015
Holiday Hijinks, Theodore:Art, Brooklyn, NY
Holiday Salon, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Buy What You Love, Rema Hort Mann Foundation, New York, NY
NURTUREart Benefit Exhibition, Peirogi Boiler, Brooklyn, NY
Works On Paper, cur. Quang Bao, 68 Projects, Berlin, Germany
Torn & Fired, cur. Jason Andrew, Outlet Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Hecho en Bushwick, cur. Jason Andrew, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
Mixtape 2, cur. Michael David & Todd Bienvenu, 56 Bogart, Brooklyn, NY
Paintings in Trees, cur. Ben La Rocco, Linnea Paskow, Ben Pritchard, Brooklyn, NY
Housebound, fiction contributor, cur. Jessica Holburn, Chasm Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Reader, No Name Reading Series, Molasses Books, Brooklyn, NY
Reader and panelist, Translation Panel Discussion, National Arts Club, New York, NY
Making History, prod. AiB, Storefront Ten Eyck Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
between a place and candy, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY
Panelist, "Art in Bushwick," National Arts Club, New York, NY
Paperazzi IV, Janet Kurnatowki Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Sideshow Nation III: Circle the Wagons, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014
The Bushwick 500, English Kills Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
BFP Creative Holiday Show, Temporary Storage Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Buy What You Love, Rema Hort Mann Foundation at BOSI Contemporary, New York, NY
NURTUREart Benefit Exhibition, Peirogi Boiler, Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Performance Combine, prod. Norte Maar, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
"Renderings: Encounters & Translations," Exchange Rates, Livestream Public, Brooklyn, NY
Your Place or Mine, cur. Kate Teale, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Kalamazoo, MI
Brooklyn Gravity Racers, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Reading, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, New York, NY
Never Mind the Bollocks, Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Suggestion, that is the dream, cur. Jason Andrew, Outlet Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY
7, cur. Chris Harding, English Kills Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Novella Gallery Benefit Auction, Novella Gallery, New York, NY
Momenta Art Spring Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Winter Group Show, Airplane Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
December's Letters, Orgy Park, Brooklyn, NY
Clouds, cur. Adam Simon, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY
Organizer & moderator, "Possibly Painting," Life On Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Reading, Airplane Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Beasts & Bodies, cur. Mary Judge, Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY
RE_001: First Communion, cur. Marco Antonini, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn, NY
NURTUREart Benefit Exhibition, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
Scale, cur. Michael David, Life On Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Works exhibited in the Valentine Gift Shop, Valentine Gallery, Queens, NY
Flight from Nature, cur. Michael Gormley, National Arts Club, New York, NY
Portraits of Fern, Norte Maar Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Momenta Art Spring Benefit Exhibition, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Club Pocket Utopia, cur. Austin Thomas, Pocket Utopia Gallery, New York, NY
Poetry reading for Norte Maar Homage to Bob Holman, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
See the Pyramids Along the Nile, English Kills Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
20/20/2013, cur. Annelie McGavin and Larry Greenberg, Studio 10 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Now What, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012
Cage Transmitted, prod. Jason Andrew and Julia K. Gleich, English Kills, Brooklyn, NY
Low Epic, cur. Sheryl Oppenheim, Chashama, New York, NY
Pocket Utopia at Salon Zürcher, FIAC Art Fair, Paris, France
Heroes, cur. Julie Torres, Small Black Door Gallery, Queens, NY
Beyond the Bedroom, cur. Jason Andrew, Norte Maar Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
One Hundred Dollars, cur. Andrew Smenos and Sergio Barrale, Littlefield, Brooklyn, NY
The Picture Show, cur. Claudia Eve Beauchesne, Brooklyn Heights Cinema, Brooklyn, NY
Cut Up, cur. Deborah Brown, Storefront Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
The Egg, prod. John Avelluto and Airplane Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Brodmann Areas, prod. Jason Andrew and Julia K. Gleich, CPR, Brooklyn, NY
The Permanent Collection II, English Kills Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
What I Know, cur. Jason Andrew, NYCAMS, New York, NY
2011
Getting Closer, cur. Rebecca Litt, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
Panelist in Rolling Conversations, organized by Adam Simon at Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY
Containment Policy, cur. K. Malcolm Richards and Jon Allen, Pterodactyl, Philadelphia, PA
Surrealism, cur. Jason Andrew and Ali Ha, Factory Fresh Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
So Happy Together, cur. Julie Torres, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
5th Avenue Bay Ridge Art Walk, prod. John Avelluto and Heather Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY
Cinematic, cur. K. Malcom Richards and Osvaldo Romberg, Philadelphia, PA
Ready, Set, Show, cur. Renee Bovenzi, 600/3x9 Project & In Rivers, Brooklyn, NY
Mark It! cur. Austin Thomas, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Jason Andrew and Friends, for Muse Fuse, NutureArt at CPR, Brooklyn, NY
English Kills Minor, English Kills Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Panelist, Bushwick’s DIY Galleries, organized by Aaron Short, Brooklyn, NY
The Box That Contains the World, cur. Ali Aschman, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
Reading, Poets of the Italian Diaspora, Cornelia Street Café, New York, NY
Reading, Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
In Pieces/New Collage, cur. Jason Andrew and Deborah Brown, Storefront, Brooklyn, NY
Reading, Juncture: A Writerly Newspaper Reading Series #3, Brooklyn, NY
Among Darkened Woods, Factory Fresh Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
One Image, One Minute, organized by Austin Thomas at Hyperallergic, Brooklyn, NY
Reading, Birdsong #12, Third Ward, Brooklyn, NY
Panelist, Experimental Inquiry Methodology Conference, Chashama, New York, NY
Solitary Pleasures, cur. K. Malcolm Richards and Osvaldo Romberg, Slought, Phila., PA
Reading, Juncture: A Writerly Newspaper Reading Series #2, Brooklyn, NY
Reading, IAWA Reading Series, Cornelia Street Café, New York, NY
English Kills: The Permanent Collection, Vol. 1, English Kills Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2009
Reading, Birdsong Collective, HiChristina, Brooklyn, NY
Linking Language and Lexicons, cur. Zane Wilson and Abe Nowitz, Brooklyn, NY
Reading, Juncture: A Writerly Newspaper Reading Series #1, Brooklyn, NY
‘Siggy,’ staged reading, Bubblee’s Dracula, by Matt Reeck, Weist-Baron, New York, NY
Reading, Birdsong Collective, Second Stop Café, Brooklyn, NY
Group exhibition at Olive Valley, Brooklyn, NY
Reading, Feile-Festa Reading Series, NYPL at Mulberry Street, New York, NY
Arts in Bushwick Benefit, Lumenhouse, Brooklyn, NY
Transmitted: The Audio Experiment, prod. Jason Andrew, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY
Delineations, Ad Hoc Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2008
‘Ruben Toledo’ in “Imposters,” Paper Magazine photo essay, September, New York, NY.
Reading, Journal of Italian Translation, Cornelia Street Café, New York, NY
2007
“White, white,” Brooklyn College Film Showcase, DCTV Studios, New York, NY
Reading, Lyons Wier Ortt Gallery, New York, NY
Reading, Slice Magazine Reading Series, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY
Reading, Italian American Cultural Society, Tinton Falls, NJ
“De Aüskrezey,” Rutgers Graduate Student Association Film Series, New Brunswick, NJ
Big Art Show, Sputnik Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006
“Preludio a uma barata,” “Your Chariot Awaits,” RU Film Festival, New Brunswick, NJ
Trois fois par rien, NY Independent Film Festival, Village East Cinemas, New York, NY
“White, white,” Rutgers Graduate Student Film Association, New Brunswick, NJ
Trois fois par rien, NY Independent Film Festival, Laemmle’s Fairfax, Los Angeles, CA
“Auspicious Day,” Arthouse Gallery & Arts Collective, New Brunswick, NJ
2005
Screening, Trois fois par rien, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2003
Reading, RU Grad Student Conference, Tempting Sin, Attempting Virtue, New Brunswick, NJ
2002
Reading, Northeast Modern Language Association Poetry Panel, Toronto, Canada.

CURATORIAL
2017
Parsons The New School Integrated Design Program BFA Thesis Exhibition, NYC, NY
Gestures & Junctures, Questions & Quotes, Queens College MFA Show, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Sontag Interview, co-curated w/ Cathy Quinlan & Jeffrey Bishop, Brooklyn, NY
Take Us Lying Down: Lisa Levy and Paul Gagner, Spring/Break Art Show, NYC, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 13: Kerry Law - Rustling, Rest, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2016
Incipiences, The Buggy Factory, Brooklyn, NY
Exchange Rates: The Bushwick International Expo II, co-produced w/ Theodore:Art & Sluice_, Brooklyn, NY
NOMENCoLorATURE II, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
NOMENCoLorATURE, Studio 10, Brooklyn, NY
The Survey, Part 1: A Body of Work, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
In Monitoring, The Buggy Factory, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 12: Mary McDonnell - Vernal Moves, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 11: Lawrence Swan - Of Plectics, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2015
Chronicles in Wait, The Buggy Factory, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 10: Maureen Drennan - Other Selves, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Last GREXIT to Brooklyn, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
飛行 / Hikou / Flight: Sophia Chizuco, The Annex, Brooklyn, NY
Thrice Legendary, or Forever Thens, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Something Naught, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Philae Bounced, co-organized with Republic Worldwide & Storefront Ten Eyck, The Vazquez Building, Brooklyn, NY
Back In Situ, or Turns, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Exchange Rates: The Bushwick International Expo, co-produced w/ Theodore:Art & Suice_, Brooklyn, NY
Rawart, co-curated w/ Stephanie Theodore for Exchange Rates, 56 Bogart, Brooklyn, NY
Objects & Echoes, audio/text installation co-produced with Museo Microcollection for Exchange Rates, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 9: Brooke Moyse - Of Wefts, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Legend Anew, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Vapors and Squalls, or Mediums, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 8: Ben Godward - Walls Spoke, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2013
By-Productions, or Asides, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 7: Paul Gagner - Re: Documents, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Legend of Drafts, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Marginal Portraits, or Insides, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 5, 6: Traces Solid, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2012
A Pile of Clowns, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 4: Thomas Micchelli, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Charting the Not, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Theriomorphous Entourage, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Courtesy Roman Abramovich: The First Unveiling, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Dissolution, or Resolutions, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2011
Copia Cartacea, Studio 10 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Nautical Notes: Mari, Navi e Naufragi, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti 2, 3: Visages Reliquary, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Landscapes Metamorphic, Topologies Chromatoplastic, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Ruminations Anthropocentric, or Conchogenies Anthropo-Archival, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Portfolio x Appunti: Zane Wilson, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Dissolution, or Resolutions, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Marksmen and the Palimpsests, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Citational Graphologies, or A Show of Hands, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Spazi Segreti, or Mendacity, Mood, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Among Darkened Woods, co-curated with Tim Kent, Factory Fresh Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Hinterlands and the Hegemon, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Collaborative Forgeries, or Forged Collaborations, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2009
Impart to the Product / Part of the Process? or Quest, Phantom, Vestigium, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Missive Humor, or Contours of Place, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Regenbogenfarbenflug 69 Crashes Down in Berlin, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Group Show, Olive Valley, Brooklyn, NY
Intus tensio, or Appropriated Special, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Recycled Geographies and Map Room, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
2008
Entanglement is Good, Entanglement is Great, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY
Mostra Inaugurale, Salotto Centotto, Centotto, Brooklyn, NY


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (Creative & arts-related followed by academic)

FICTION, POETRY, SELECTED TRANSLATIONS & ESSAYS (many other translations, critical articles, essays and other writings are linked to or listed under different headings below)
"Themselves Productive," essay for Liv Mette Larsen & Trafo Kunsthalle, Norway, 2017
Catalogue essay for Parsons Integrated Design Program BFA Thesis Exhibition, 2017
Catalogue essay for Queens College MFA Exhibition, 2017
"Take Us Lying Down," exhibition essay for Spring/Break Art Show, 2017
"Full Pictures," catalog essay for Geoffrey Stein, 2017
"Material Evolutions," exhibition essay for Ruth Hardinger, 2017
"As Carriers of Flesh," exhibition essay for David & Schweitzer Contemporary, 2016
Contributor to "Exchange Rates Preview," Sluice_ Magazine, 2016
"Perspicacity and Allure," catalogue essay for Nishan Kazazian, 2016
"Vaulting into Domes," catalogue essay for Anne Russinof, 2016
"Je suis le tigre dans la montagne," interview with Marie Peter-Toltz, ArtCritical, June 2016
"Energies & Echoes," catalogue essay for Dumitru Gorzo, Slag Gallery, 2016
"Pencil Review: Matt Freedman & Tim Spelios at Studio 10," Talking Pictures, May 2016
"Radiantly Provocative," exhibition essay for Rico Gatson and Samsøn Projects, 2016
"Punk, Punks, Pre-Punk, Post-Punk?" exhibition essay for Post-Punk Art Now, 2016
"Kin & Not," exhibition essay for Mille Kalsmose, 2016
Lady Skyecharmer & Friends: Floor Translations, Volume II, pub. Life on Mars Gallery, 2016
"In : Out ::" & "Out : In ::," exhibition essays for Tom Butter, Studio 10 Gallery, 2016
"Exit Interview," exhibition text for Paul Gagner, 2015
"Ecstatic Matters: Cathy Nan Quinlan's Clouds," catalogue essay, 2015
"Astir," exhibition essay on Tom Butter's works, Rafius Fane Gallery, 2015
"Gioie condivisibili nei dipinti di Osamu Kobayashi," catalogue essay in Italian & English, 2015
"Jack King: Seats and Seeds of Memory," essay for artist's catalogue, 2015.
German-English translation of "Marc Egger: Citizen of Earth, Citizen of Space," essay by Fritz Billeter in artist's monograph, 2015.
German-English translation of "Marc Egger: Biography," essay by Andrea Zurek in artist's monograph, 2015.
French-English translation of "Les pas"/"Footsteps," by Paul Valéry, Supreme Fiction, 2014.
French-English translation of excerpts from Sans titre, a novel by Hubert Renard, 2014.
Italian-English translation of Trittico, by Elisa Bollazzi, 2014.
"Deborah Brown: A Painterly Trajectory," catalog essay for Flecker Gallery, 2014.
"La mia Arcadia / My Arcadia," trans. of Italian essay by Giancarlo Pontiggia, for Swiss musician Anne Schmid, forthcoming.
"Venir par les yeux / By Way of the Eyes," trans. of French essay by Armand Dupuy, 2013.
"Formal Harmonies, Pictorial Memories," catalog essay for Patricia Satterlee, 2013.
"Temporal Strata," exhibition essay for Slag Gallery at Volta9, Basel, Switzerland, 2013.
Floor Translations, book of drawings and prose narratives, pub. C.G. Boerner, 2013.
"Movimenti fissi e gioie visibili," exhibition essay for Tyrome Tripoli, 2013.
"Reflective Perceptions and Inclusivity," catalog essay for Vincent Romaniello, 2013.
Mostro / Monster, chapbook with drawings by Thomas Micchelli, limited ed., 2012.
Bodies, Voids and a Tale of Seas, poetry and prose, pub. Norte Maar, limited ed., 2012.
“Les navires des vêpres,” in French with trans., “Vesperal Ships,” Juncture #5, 2012.
Artwork in catalog for In the Use of Others for the Change, pub. Norte Maar, 2011.
“On the Profaning of Imagery and Passings Along,” non-fiction prose, Juncture #4, 2011.
“Strata of Precision,” essay for Marksmen and the Palimpsests, 2010.
“Appunti stagionali,” in Italian with trans., “Seasonal Notes,” Juncture #3, 2010.
“Absences Present: Emergent Naught,” essay for Among Darkened Woods, 2010.
“Nubes de ellos mismos,” in Spanish with translation, Birdsong #12, 2010.
“Trottelsbild,” in German with trans., “Picture of a Fool,” Juncture #2, 2010.
“This Liquid Morning,” short story, Birdsong #9, 2009.
“Eppure,” in Italian with trans., “And Yet,” Birdsong #9, 2009.
“Notes on a Tuesday Morning, Punctual, Spring Approaching,” Juncture #1, 2009.
“Of Flatus and Sweet Voices,” short story, Birdsong #8, 2009.
“Essenze,” in Italian with trans., “Essences,” Birdsong #8, 2009.
“Nulla di nuvoloso,” Il Farfisa, San Miniato, Italy, 2009.
“Legerdemain and Not,” Slice Literary Magazine, vol. 1, no 1, 2007.
“Legerdemain and Not,” La Fusta, vol. 15, 2007.
“Barely, Relatively, Better,” Epilogue, La Fusta, vol. 13, 2005.

WRITINGS FOR THE L MAGAZINE & BROOKLYN MAGAZINE
Hundreds of mostly art reviews and art editorial picks, but also film reviews, book reviews, feature articles, humor pieces and blog posts available here, in The L Magazine, and here, in Brooklyn Magazine.

POSTS ON AFTER VASARI
Artworks, essays, poetry and other writings available here.

POSTS ON ART(inter)
Interviews and writings on studio visits available here.

SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS & TRANSLATIONS
— "Learning through lingue altrui: Dante, Eliot, et. al.," Boog City Magazine, September 2016.
— English translation of prose and poetry by Giancarlo Pontiggia, with introduction, Journal of Italian Translation, 2015.
— Contributing writer, translator and Assistant Editor, Poets of the Italian Diaspora, ed. Luigi Bonaffini and Joseph Perricone, New York, Fordham University Press, 2014.
— Writings and translations within Poets of the Italian Diaspora:
— — “Biographical Profiles,” brief literary portraits of over 80 featured writers.
— — Italian-English translation of “Seven Points on Poetry of the Italian Diaspora,” Francesco Durante.
— — Italian-English translation of poems by J. Rudolfo Wilcock.
— — Italian-English translation of poems by Antonio Aliberti.
— — Italian-English translation of poems by Severino Di Giovanni.
— — Spanish-English translation of poems by Alfredo Bufano.
— English translation, with Andrea Monti, of poems by Antonio Spagnuolo, with introduction, Journal of Italian Translation, 2013.
— English translation of poems by Fabio Teti, with introduction, Journal of Italian Translation, 2013.
— Creative profile and introduction for featured artworks, Journal of Italian Translation, 2013.
— English translation of poems by Valerio Magrelli, with introduction, Journal of Italian Translation, Spring 2012.
— Book review: "The Angel Esmeralda: Nine Stories, by Don DeLillo," The L Magazine, in print and online, 4 January 2012.
— French-English translation of catalogue materials (introductory letter and interview) on the artist Daniel Brustlein, commissioned and distributed for exhibit purposes by the Jack Tworkov estate, Fall 2011.
— Review of specific issues of World Literature Today and Frieze, in Journal of Italian Translation, Spring-Fall 2011, double volume.
— English translation of poems by Roberto Pazzi, with introduction, in Journal of Italian Translation, Spring-Fall 2011, double volume.
— Op-Ed feature, “On Italian Literature Today,” in World Literature Today, November-December 2011.
— Book review: “A Forward Flight of Narration: The Seamstress and the Wind, by César Aira,” The L Magazine, in print and online, 3 August 2011.
Il vino del nonno, Italian translation of Grandpa’s Wine, collection of poems by Gil Fagiani, New York, Poets Wear Prada, 2011.
— English translation, with Lara Santoro, of selected poems by Peppino Impastato, Journal of Italian Translation, Fall 2010, published spring 2011.
— “Incubation: The Concreteness of Chance,” English translation of Martino Marazzi’s essay, in Italian, on Ellis Island, by Robert Viscusi, Varese, Italy, Abrigliasciolta, 2010, pp. XI-XX.
— English translation of selected poems from Misure del timore, by Antonio Spagnuolo, with critical introduction, Journal of Italian Translation, Vol. 5, Spring 2010.
— Film review, “Vincere: Italy (Dis)Embodied,” The L Magazine, 23 April 2010.
— “Low Level Techniques” and “Aliens,” English translations of poems by Gherardo Bortolotti, Journal of Italian Translation, Vol. 4, Spring 2009.
— Book review, Twentieth-Century Poetic Translation, ed. Daniela Caselli and Daniela La Penna, Journal of Italian Translation, Vol. 4, Spring 2009.
— “Misura in Sicilia,” Italian translation of “Size in Sicily” by Gil Fagiani, Feile-Festa, New York, Paradiso-Parthas Press, Spring 2009.
— “Creamed Eggs,” review of A Peculiar Feeling of Restlessness: four chapbooks of short short fiction by four women, American Book Review, Vol. 30, 2009.
— English translations of poems by Vittorio Cozzoli,” Journal of Italian Translation, Vol. 3, Fall 2008.
— English translations of poems by Giovanni Turra,” Journal of Italian Translation, Vol. 3, Spring 2008.
— Book review, Wings: Selected Poems 2000-2005, Franco Buffoni, trans. Emanuele di Pasquale, Journal of Italian Translation, Spring 2008.
— Book review, Awakenings: Selected Poems 1932-1982, Carlo Betocchi, trans. Ned Condini, Journal of Italian Translation, Spring 2008.
— Book review, I Carry a Hammer in My Pocket for Occasions Such as These, Anthony Tognazzini, American Book Review, Vol. 29, 2008.
— "Elio Vittorini," literary and biographical profile, Facts on File Companion to the World Novel: 1900 – Present, New York, Facts on File, 2008.
— "Dualistic Duels and Ambivalent Aggression in Pier Paolo Pasolini's Mamma Roma and David Fincher's Fight Club," La Fusta: Journal of Italian Literature and Culture, Vol. 15, 2007.
— English translations of poems by Dino Buzzati, with critical introduction, Journal of Italian Translation, Vol. 2, Spring 2007.
— "This Lady's for Burning," review of Crossfire, Miyuki Miyabe, American Book Review, Vol. 28, 2006.
— “Ah Q” (Lu Hsün, 1922), essay by Edoarda Masi, translated from Italian to English for the English edition of The Novel, Franco Moretti, Princeton, Princeton UP, 2006.
— “Monogatari,” essay by Adriana Boscaro, translated from Italian to English for the English edition of The Novel, Franco Moretti, Princeton, Princeton UP, 2006.
— "Barely, Relatively, Better," Epilogue, La Fusta: Journal of Italian Literature and Culture, Vol. 13, 2005.
Damned to Life: Judging Judgment in Buzzati and Beyond, doctoral dissertation, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 2004.
— "Dalla critica alla commedia, dalla commedia all'utopia: interpretazioni marxiste della Commedia dell'Arte," NEMLA Italian Studies, 2001-2002, Vols. 25/26.
— "Il 'fiore' letterario de I Fioretti e de Le Considerazioni," NEMLA Italian Studies, 2001-2002, Vols. 25/26.
— "Buzzati's Spiral: Judgment, Solitude and the Absurd," Studi Buzzatiani, Vol. 7, 2002.
— "L'ideologia anacronistica: Buzzati e la politica apolitica," Narrativa, special issue, Dino Buzzati, trent'anni dopo, Centre de Recherches Italiennes, Université de Paris X, Nanterre, No. 23, May 2002.
— "Dino Buzzati and the Question of Successful Obscurity," Object Magazine, theme issue, "The New Italian Renaissance," No. 10, November 2001.
— "Federico Fellini: A Formula for Psychobiographical Cinema," NEMLA Italian Studies, 1999-2000, Vols. 23/24, pp. 85-106.


ACADEMIC AND SCHOLARLY CONFERENCES, LECTURES AND SYMPOSIA
— Visiting Critic & Curator, MFA Program at CUNY-Queens College, Queens, NY, 2017.
— Visiting Critic, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY, 2017.
— Visiting Critic, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.
— Visiting Critic, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.
— Visiting Critic, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY, 2015.
— Panelist, "Italoamericana: Italian Writing in America, 1880-1940," conference and book presentation, Stony Brook University, Center for Italian Studies, April 2015.
— Visiting Critic, New York Studio School, November 2014.
— Guest Speaker, University of Massachusetts - Amherst NYPOP Program, November 2014.
— Guest Lecturer / Visiting Artist, New York Studio School, October 2014.
— Guest Lecturer / Visiting Artist, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, September 2014.
— Book presentation and discussion, Poets of the Italian Diaspora, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, New York, NY, September 2014.
— Panel advisor, Brooklyn College Conference on Foreign Language Study, hosted by the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, CUNY Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, March 2011.
— “Vestigial Phantoms: A Reprocessing,” Experimental Inquiry Methodology Conference, Chashama, New York, NY, April 2010.
— Invited reader, creative writing panel, Pages of Youth Conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, October 2007.
— Guest speaker, Italian American Cultural Society, "Fairy Tales and Immigration," Tinton Falls, New Jersey, September 2007.
— "Them's Fightin' Words! The Dualism of Duels and the Ambivalence of Aggression in Pier Paolo Pasolini's Mamma Roma and David Fincher's Fight Club," AATI National Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 2003.
— "Sin and Virtue: One and the Same Sham? Tales of Loving Misanthropy and Joyful Woe," and session moderator, "The Word on Trial," Tempting Sin, Attempting Virtue, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, October 2003.
— "Detours in the Tao of Creativity: Spatial Ruptures in (Un)known Literary and Meta-literary Realities," Unstable Realities, Unstable Identities, University of Saint Louis in Madrid, Spain, June 2003.
— "The Extraordinary Deviance of the Fantastic: A Scientific and Philosophical Inquiry," AAIS National Conference, hosted by Georgetown University, Washington, DC, March 2003.
— "Se l'alluvione non ci fosse stata... Benigni, Comedy, Destiny," guest speaker, BCC Italian Film Festival, Bucks County College, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, March 2003.
— "Interpretazioni marxiste della Commedia dell'Arte," NEMLA Conference, Toronto, Canada, April 2002.
— Selected Reader, NEMLA Poetry Panel, and session moderator, "Cannibali / Post-Cannibali," NEMLA Conference, Toronto, Canada, April 2002.
— "Ideologia anacronistica: Buzzati e la politica apolitica," Colloque Buzzati, Université de Paris X, Nanterre, Paris, France, March 2002.
— "How to Pick Fellini's Brain," guest speaker, BCC Italian Film Festival, Bucks County College, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, March 2002.
— "Il momento dello smarrimento: una lettura critica di 'Marcovaldo al supermarket' di Italo Calvino," AAIS National Conference, hosted by the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, April 2001.
— "Capitalism and Cross-cultural Critique in Henry James, Vladimir Nabokov and Don DeLillo," (De-) Constructing National Identities, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, April 2001.
— "Il 'fiore' letterario de I Fioretti e de Le Considerazioni," NEMLA Conference, Hartford, Connecticut, March 2001.
— "Pascoli prosatore: sentimenti anti-moderni e la visione apocalittica," 20th Century Italian Cityscapes, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, October 2000.
— "Federico Fellini: A Formula for Psychobiographical Cinema," NEMLA Conference, Buffalo, New York, April 2000.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

CURRENT

PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN, NEW YORK, NY
Part-Time Art Faculty - First Year Program
Integrative Studio Art I: Memory
Integrative Studio Art II: Visual Culture

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK, NY
Part-time Faculty in the School of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting

THE NEW YORK STUDIO SCHOOL OF DRAWING, PAINTING & SCULPTURE, NY, NY
Writing Advisor - Art, Art History, Criticism

PAST

CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK - BROOKLYN COLLEGE, BROOKLYN, NY
Italian American Literature and Film (in English)
Contemporary Italian Culture in America (in English)
Italian American Relations: History & Politics (Interdisciplinary Studies, in English)
Italian I, Elementary Italian (in Italian)
Italian II, Elementary Italian (in Italian)
Italian III, Intermediate Italian (in Italian)
Art Department, Writing Advisor
Film Studies Department, Writing Advisor

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY, NEW YORK, NY
Italian II, Elementary Italian (in Italian)

MEANS LANGUAGE CENTER, NEW YORK, NY
Elementary Italian, Client: Dolce&Gabbana Soho
Intermediate Italian, Client: Dolce&Gabbana Soho

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
Italian 346, Auteur Theory and The Journey in Contemporary Italian Films (in English)
Italian 345, Italian Cinema: Neorealism and Its Aftermath (in English)
Italian 250, Advanced Composition and Stylistics (in Italian)
Italian 132, Intermediate Italian II (in Italian)
Italian 131, Intermediate Italian I (in Italian)
Italian 102, Elementary Italian II (in Italian)
Italian 101, Elementary Italian I (in Italian)

RUTGERS DEPARTMENT OF ITALIAN SUMMER IN URBINO, ITALY
Italian 132, Intensive Intermediate Italian II (in Italian)
Italian 131, Intensive Intermediate Italian I (in Italian)

RUTGERS DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
Writing Tutor, Plangere Writing Center

COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY, WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Casa Italiana Resident Tutor, tutoring and activities programming
Italian 101 Drill Class, Elementary Italian I (in Italian)
German 102 Drill Class, Elementary German II (in German)
German 101 Drill Class, Elementary German I (in German)


RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

CURRENT
Writing Advisor, The New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture
Curator and administrator of Centotto :: galleria [simposio] salotto
Private instructor and freelance translator of Italian, German, French and Spanish
Assistant Editor, Journal of Italian Translation
Co-founder and writer, After Vasari & ART(inter)
Co-founder and co-producer, Exchange Rates
PAST
Art Editor, The L Magazine & Brooklyn Magazine
Writing advisor, Art Department, CUNY Brooklyn College
Writing advisor, Film Studies Department, CUNY Brooklyn College
Private instructor of Italian, Means Language Center, New York, NY
Commissioned translator of Italian, Fordham University Press, 2008-2009.
Writing tutor, Plangere Writing Center, English Department, Rutgers University, 2006.
Contributing Editor at academic journals Italian Quarterly and La Fusta, 2000–2004.
Commissioned translator of Italian, Princeton University Press, Sept.-Oct. 2003.
Political & Economic Researcher, US State Department, US Consulate, Florence, Italy, Sum. 1999, Sum. 1998.
English conversation tutor, British Institute, Florence, Italy, March 1998–May 1998.
German translator, Von Rubin McLaughlin Foreign Language Institute, Virginia Beach, VA, 1996–1999.


AWARDS / RECOGNITIONS / RESIDENCIES / RESEARCH ABROAD
Visiting Critic & Curator, MFA Program at CUNY-Queens College, Queens, NY, 2017.
Visiting Critic, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY, 2017.
Guest Speaker, NY Arts Program, 2016
Guest Artist, Art Explorers Program, NurtureArt, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.
Visiting Critic, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.
Visiting Critic, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY, 2016.
Visiting Critic, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY, 2015.
Guest Speaker, University of Massachusetts - Amherst NYPOP Program, 2014.
Visiting Artist & Critic, New York Studio School, New York, NY, 2014.
Visiting Artist, Western Michigan Univ., Richmond Center for Art, Kalamazoo, MI, 2014.
Judge, 5th Annual Bay Ridge Storefront Art Walk, Brooklyn, NY, 2014.
Judge, Self-Portrait Show, Ghost Fleet Gallery, Nags Head, NC, 2014.
Artist / instructor in residence, Camp Pocket Utopia, Rouses Point, NY, 2010.
Course-writing grant, CUNY Center for Italian American Studies, 2008.
Writing / translation projects conducted in Paris, France (Feb. – May), 2007.
Teaching Fellow for Rutgers University’s summer program in Urbino, Italy, 2003.
Teaching Fellow for Rutgers University’s summer program in Urbino, Italy, 2002.
Conference / travel grant, Colloque Buzzati, Université de Paris X, Paris, France, 2002.
Senior Research Fellow in Urbino, Italy, Rutgers University Dept. of Italian, 2001.
Junior Research Fellow in Urbino, Italy, Rutgers University Dept. of Italian, 2000.
Graduate School Fellow, Dept. of Italian, Rutgers University, 1999 through 2001.
Research Assistant, US State Department, American Consulate in Florence, Italy, 1999.
Summa Cum Laude, With Honors distinctions as William & Mary graduate, 1999.
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society, inducted 1999.
Research Assistant, US State Department, American Consulate in Florence, Italy, 1998.
Spring semester in Florence, Italy, 1998.
Phi Sigma Iota, International Foreign Language Honor Society, 1997.
Wilson Summer Research Fellow, Dept. of Interdisciplinary Studies, William & Mary, 1997.
Delta Phi Alpha, International German Language Honor Society, 1996.
Summer semester in Münster, Germany, 1996.


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND HONOR SOCIETIES
Phi Beta Kappa, National Honor Society
Phi Sigma Iota, International Foreign Language Honor Society
Delta Phi Alpha, International German Language Honor Society
Italian American Writers Association
Associazione Internazionale Dino Buzzati
Association Internationale des Amis de Dino Buzzati
Bushwick Gallery Association


COLLECTIONS
C.G. Boerner Gallery, New York
David & Schweitzer Contemporary, New York
English Kills Art Gallery, New York
Museo Microcollection, Italy
Pocket Utopia Gallery, New York
Norte Maar Gallery, New York
Storefront Ten Eyck Gallery, New York
Studio 10 Gallery, New York
Valentine Gallery, New York
Weathervane Gallery, New York
Philippe Ancelin, France
Jason Andrew, New York
Quang Bao, Berlin, Germany
Len Bellinger & Denise Sfraga, New York
Jeffrey Bishop & Jill Baker, New York
Andrea Borghini, Italy
Deborah Brown, New York
Tom Butter, New York
Michael & Sera Byrnes, New York
Andrew Chin, New York
Marine Cornuet, New York
Michael David, New York
John Descarfino, New York
Adriana Farietta, New York
Matt Freedman & Jude Tallichet, New York
Julia Gleich, New York & London, England
Ben Godward, New York
Duncan Goldie-Scot, New York
Tamara Gonzales, New York
Lawrence Greenberg, New York
Jeff Guberman, New Jersey
Chris Harding, New York
Jim Herbert, New York
Brece Honeycutt, Connecticut
Katherine Jackson, New York
Michael Kirk, New York
Armin Kunz, New York
Ellen Letcher, New York
Olida Le Tourneau, New York
Mary McDonnell, New York
Annelie McGavin, New York
Nina Meledandri, New York
Lizbeth Mitty, New York
Brigette Murhorrand, New York
Noah Post, New York
Cathy Quinlan, New York
Jonathan Quinn, New York
Craig Rentzel, New York
Vincent & Lisa Romaniello, New York
A.G. Rosen, New York
Anne Russinof, New York
Steven Scuro, New York
Dee Shapiro, New York & Connecticut
Richard Sigmund, New York
Melissa Smario, New York
Allison Somers, New York
Kate Teale & Dave Henderson, New York
Stephanie Theodore, New York
Austin Thomas, New York
Julie Torres, New York
Victoria Torres, New York
James Wagner & Barry Hoggard, New York
Jason West, North Carolina


PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
Available upon request


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