Giulia Damiani


Dr Giulia Damiani is an artist, writer, researcher and curator based in Amsterdam working with performance. In 2022 she contributed performance work at institutions such as the HKW Berlin and Centrale Fies in Italy. An article on her latest performance is due to be published in the University of Manchester volume Gestures: A Body of Work. Damiani has been teaching performative writing, art and critical theory at institutions including Rietveld Academie, HKU, University of Amsterdam and Goldsmiths (UK).

She was a fellow and collaborator for the Ritual and Display edition at If I Can't Dance, I Don’t Want to Be Part of Your Revolution, Amsterdam (2019–22), and in 2020 she curated From the Volcano to the Sea: The Feminist Group Le Nemesiache in 1970s-1980s Naples at Rongwrong, Amsterdam (Artforum;Metropolis;De Witte Raaf). In 2022 she curated the same show Part II in London (Art Monthly,Dazed). Her edited book for If I Can’t Dance, Ritual and Display, was published in 2022. In 2022 Damiani completed her PhD in Art at Goldsmiths, University of London writing about Le Nemesiache from Naples and making new performances inspired by the feminist group’s ritual investment in their geomorphic, mythological and urban landscape.