What is your education and/or training?
Francesca Verga is doing a PhD at the Department of Arts and Culture at the University of Amsterdam, supervised by Prof. Christa-Maria Lerm Hayes (University of Amsterdam), Prof. John C. Welchman (University of California, San Diego), Prof. Rob van deer Laarse (University of Amsterdam). Her PhD focuses on the conceptual reconstruction of memories in early performances and video works produced by Mike Kelley between the 1970s and the late 1980s and in later works such as Educational Complex (1995) and Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction (2000-2011). Francesca holds a Master Degree in Arts Management with a focus on Museum Management and Exhibitions from the Università Cattolica in Milan, Italy. At the moment, she is General Coordinator of Manifesta 12 (Palermo, 2018).