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Articles in Peer-reviewed Journals

 “Delicious Bodies, Beautiful Food, Powerful Pleasure”. Exchanges: The Interdisciplinary Research Journal, 9(2), 2022. DOI: 10.31273/eirj.v9i2.924 ( )


 “Drawing as a Strategy to Deconstruct Gender Stereotypes. The Case of the Southern Italian Woman”. Visual Culture & Gender, volume 17, Fall 2022 ( )


 “Marbles”. Art Journal, Volume 81, Issue 4. DOI: 10.1080/00043249.2022.2133311 ( )


“Post-terrona”. Design and Culture (in review).


“Raging Women and Green Energies. The Southern Italian Woman’s Ecological Fury”. Cogent Arts & Humanities (in review).


“The Relationship Between Photography, Art, and Reality. An overview from Daguerreotype to CGI”. Membrana – Journal of Photography, Theory and Visual Culture (in review). 


 “The Representation of the Southern Italian Mother in Popular Italian Cultural Productions”. Journal of Gender and Power. Vol. 20, No. 2, 2023. DOI: htps://


 “Tragedy, Art, and Performativity in Friedrich Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra”.  Janus Head. Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature, Continental Philosophy, Phenomenological Psychology, and the Arts (in review). 


“The Mushrooms of Plato’s Cave”. Design and Culture (in review). 


Chapter in an edited book


"Eco-imagination as a strategy to deconstruct Italian gender stereotypes". Italian Feminist Thought Today and Tomorrow, edited by Professor Graziella Parati (Mitchigan State University) and Professor Juliet Guzzetta (Durham University) (in review).


Artistic Collaborations in Academic Paper


Warren, Shilyh & Balanta, Beatriz. Revolution is another Climax. Women and Language, Issue 44.2, Fall 2021.

Artwork published on Peer-reviewed Journal’s Cover


Mommy is Pissed Off. Art Journal’s cover. Volume 81, Issue 4. DOI: 10.1080/00043249.2022.2133311 ( ). Ink on Paper, 210mm x 297mm, 2016.


Other Publications


Home, Tradition, and the Mediterranean Landscape: The Uncanniness of the Italian Woman. Athenaeum Review, Issue 3, Fall 2019 ( ).


Photography as Presentation and Representation. Athenaeum Review, Issue 3, Fall 2019 (




Johnson, Gareth. “In Conversation with Francesca Brunetti”. The Exchanges Discourse – A Podcast About Early Career Publishing in Academia, 22 June, 2022.


Artwork published on Online Art Magazine


Waves. Artistonish, July 2021, issue 12, p.71 ( )


Reviews about my exhibitions


Avram, Danielle. Central Figures. Dallas Morning News, March 6, 2022, p.62.


Drake, Abigail. Francesca Brunetti: Home, Un-homey Home. Athenaeum Review, Issue 2, Summer 2019 ( ).


Huxian, Li. Terrona Exhibit Debuts at the Chinese European Art Center. Common Talk, November 8th, 2023.

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