Giorgio de Finis | Anthropologist, artist and independent curator.
Artistic Director of the Macro Museum of Contemporary Art in Rome. Creator and curator of the MAAM Museum of the Museo dell’Altro e dell’Altrove Metropoliz_città meticcia and of the -1 art gallery of the Casa dell’Architettura of Rome. He founded and directs the diffused DiF Museum of the city of Formello. He has conceived and edited as event manager the Rome Architecture Festival. He was editor and director of «ARIA [rivista d’artisti]. He is currently the (ir) respondabile director of “FART i fogli della Fabbrica dell’ARTe”.
Among the latest publications we report the volumes: Diari urbani (Prospettive edizioni, introduction by Marc Augé), Forza Tutt*. La Barricata dell’arte, Exploit. Come rovesciare il mondo ad arte. D-istrizioni per l’uso (curated with F. Benincasa e A. Facchi), Space Metropoliz. L’era delle migrazioni esoplanetarie (curated with F. Boni), Rome. Nome plurale di città (with F. Benincasa), Il Museo dell’Altro e dell’Altrove di Metropoliz (Boprdeaux editions) and Il museo dovunque (edizioni Inside art). He is also the author of numerous photographic books including: Umani, Urbani & Marziani (Postcart). He has also curated exhibitions and art catalogs and is the author of numerous critical contributions.
The MAAM Museo dell’Altro e dell’Altrove di Metropoliz_città meticcia is the first inhabited museum of the Planet Earth (or rather of the Moon). Son of the film and art gallery Space Metropoliz, the MAAM was founded in 2012 to protect the house of 200 migrants and temporary workers from all over the world. Today it boasts a collection of over 500 works.