CV

 

Name: Francesca Brunetti

Gender: Female

Nationality: Italy

Mobile: +1 469 347 5145

email: francescabrunetti@hotmail.it

website: https://www.francescabrunetti.net

 

Education and qualifications

Degrees

 

2020 PhD Visual and Performing Arts, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, USA (Forthcoming)

 

2015 Master’s Degree Communication Design (focus on Illustration), Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland

 

2011 Master’s Degree in Philosophy, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

 

2007 Bachelor’s Degree in Philosophy, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

 

Additional Education

 

2019 Rosi Braidotti Summer School, Posthuman Knowledge(s), Utrecht University, Netherland

 

2019 Italian Society of Women Historians Summer School, CISL Studies Centre, Florence, Italy

 

2013 Certificate of Higher Education in Art and Design, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland

 

2012 Certificate in Graphic Design, Romeur Academy, Rome, Italy

 

Exhibitions

Solo exhibitions

The Incursions of the Southern Italian Woman into the Discourse of Man. February 1st-March 1st, 2022.  Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA (Forthcoming).

 

Post-terrona. A drawing project about an imaginative reconfiguration of the southern Italian woman. October 2nd-October 31st, 2020. University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA.

 

Strange Rooms. Saatchi & Saatchi, 24 January – 24 February 2019. Dallas, TX, USA

Home Un-Homey Home. 500X, September 8 - October 7, 2018. Dallas, TX, USA

 

Group Exhibitions

 

Frame/re-Frame. March 2021. Naramachi Nigiwai-no-le. Nara, Japan.

 

Fall Festival: All Together Now Art Exhibition. Friday, December 18, 2020 – Friday, January 15, 2021. University of Texas at Dallas. Dallas, TX, USA

 

Clip. An International Exhibition of Works on Paper. Friday, September 6-September 30, 2019. 5&J Gallery - Charles Adams Studio Project, Lubbock, TX, USA

 

ART Off the Wall, April 28-May 12, 2018. Brookline Arts Centre, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

 

Art214, April 12-May25, 2017. Latino Cultural Centre, Dallas, USA

 

Fall Festival 2017, December 17, 2017. Spin Gallery, Dallas, USA

 

AnFiArt, June 10-11, 2017. Lungolago Anguillara Sabazia, Italy

 

Temporary Collectives, April 5, 2017. 500 Singleton Blvd, Dallas, Texas, USA

 

Up/Rooted, March 17-April 21, 2017. Brookline Arts Centre, Brookline, Massachusetts, USA

 

Through the Lens: found object/readymade, January 21-February 25, 2017. CentralTrak, Dallas, USA

 

Hi to Hibi to Hito, December 16 - December 18, 2016, Tengaibou, Nara, Japan

 

New Texas Talent XXIII, August 6 - September 2, 2016, Craighead Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas, USA

 

Hanarart Art Festival, October 24 – November 3, 2015, Nara, Japan

 

Biennale di Viterbo 2016, May 5- July 5, 2016, Palazzo dei Papi, Viterbo, Italy

 

WIP, February 11-13, 2015, Drygate, Glasgow, UK

 

WAF, December 22/January 6, 2012, Fruttiere di Palazzo Te, Mantova, Italy

 

Publications

​Academic Publications

 

Brunetti, Francesca. Home, Tradition, and the Mediterranean Landscape: The Uncanniness of the Italian Woman. Athenaeum Review, Issue 3, Fall 2019 (https://athenaeumreview.org/essay/home-tradition-and-the-mediterranean-landscape-the-uncanniness-of-the-italian-woman/).

 

Brunetti, Francesca. Photography as Presentation and Representation. Athenaeum Review, Issue 3, Fall 2019 (https://athenaeumreview.org/essay/photography-as-representation-and-presentation/).

 

Brunetti, Francesca. Post-terrona. A drawing project about a creative reconfiguration of the southern Italian woman. Athenaeum Review (under editorial process).

 

Exhibition Reviews

 

Drake, Abigail. Francesca Brunetti: Home, Un-homey Home. Athenaeum Review, Issue 2, Summer 2019 (https://athenaeumreview.org/review/francesca-brunetti-home-un-homey-home/)

 

Artistic Collaborations in academic papers

 

Warren, Shilyh & Balanta, Beatriz. Revolution is another Climax. Women and Language (Forthcoming).

 

Teaching Experiences

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Fall 2015. Survey on Western Art History: Ancient to Medieval.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Spring 2016. Survey of Western Art History: Renaissance to Modern.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Fall 2016. Survey on Western Art History: Ancient to Medieval.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Spring 2017. Survey of Western Art History: Renaissance to Modern.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. Franklin University of Switzerland. Summer 2017. Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Fall 2017. Renaissance Art and Architecture

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Spring 2018. Understanding Art.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. Franklin University of Switzerland. Summer 2018. Italian Baroque Art and Architecture.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Fall 2018. Contemporary Art.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. University of Texas at Dallas, USA. Spring 2019. Understanding Art.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. Franklin University of Switzerland. Summer 2019. Italian Renaissance Art and Architecture.

 

Teaching Assistant. Art History. Notre Dame University of Rome. Summer 2019, Rome, Italy. Italian Baroque Art and Architecture.

 

Conferences

American Association for Italian Studies Conference 2021. March 28-June 6, 2021 (virtual). Post-terrona. A Drawing Project about an Imaginative Reconfiguration of the Southern Italian Woman.

 

108th College of Art Association Annual Conference 2020. February 12-15, 2020, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The Incursions of the Southern Italian Woman into the Discourse of Man. A Collage Project about Language and Geography. 

 

51st Meeting of the North Texas Philosophical Association. March 29-30, 2019, University of Dallas, TX, USA. The Missing Language and the Future Woman.

 

RAW Symposium 2019. February 22-23, 2019, University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA. Photography as Presentation and Representation.

 

50th Meeting of the North Texas Philosophical Association. March 30 - 31, 2018, University of Dallas, TX, USA. The Myth of Dionysus and Ariadne in Friedrich Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra.

 

49th Meeting of the North Texas Philosophical Association. March 31- April 1, 2017, University of Dallas, TX, USA. Conflictual Intimacy and Appropriating Event. Achilles Meets Priam.

 

RAW Symposium 2018. February 23-24, 2018, University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA. The Relationship Between Unconsciousness and Photography in Walter Benjamin and Rosalind Krauss.

 

Society for the Study of American Women Writers Triennial Conference 2018. November 7-11, The Westin Denver Downtown, Colorado, USA. Choice Cuts. An Artistic Workshop about Language and Feminism.

 

RAW Symposium 2017. February 24-25, 2017, University of Texas at Dallas, Texas, USA. The Anti-Anthropocentric Art of Eduardo Kac.

 

Home (Alone). An Interrogation of the Familiar, Transitory Space, and the Contours of the Self. April 1-2, 2016, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Being in the World as Not Being at Home. The Uncanny Dasein.

 

Art Residencies

 

August 2016-June 2017, CentralTrak, Dallas, Texas

 

Curatorial Projects

 

Comer Collection of Photography. Representation and Presentation in Photography. SP/N Gallery, Dallas, January 31-February 28, 2019.

 

Awards

 

Edith O’Donnell Graduate Fellowship. O’Donnell Institute of Art History at the University of Texas at Dallas, 2019-22.

 

Graduate Travel Reimbursement Grant, University of Texas at Dallas, Spring 2016.

 

Graduate Travel Reimbursement Grant, University of Texas at Dallas, Spring 2018.

 

Presentations

 

The Incursions of the Southern Italian Woman into the Discourse of Man: A Drawing, Printmaking, and Video Project about Gender, Language, and Geography. UTD SciLab, April 19th, 2019.

 

Photography as Presentation and Representation. January 31, 2019, SP/N Gallery, Dallas.

 

 Through the Lens: found object/readymade panel discussion. February 9, 2017. CentralTrak, Dallas, USA

 

Relevant work experiences

 

Program Assistant, University of Texas at Dallas Summer Program in Switzerland, Franklin University of Switzerland. Summer 2019.

 

2016 Art Editor at Reunion: The Dallas Review, Dallas, TX

 

2011/ 2015 Freelance Communication and Graphic Designer in Rome (LabCreativity, HSPI) Edinburgh (The Wee Red Bar), and Glasgow (Union Solidarity International, Bar Bloc, Clarity Recording, No Unicorn Productions).

 

2013-2015 Organizer of SUGO, a monthly music event in The Wee Red Bar (Edinburgh) and Bar Bloc (Glasgow). Involved in the Concept design, production, music (DJ-ing and visuals) and marketing. Glasgow/Edinburg, UK

 

Consultancies

 

Served in the Search Committee at the University of Texas at Dallas as Graduate Student Representative in the Search Committee to hire an Assistant Professor in Philosophy. University of Texas at Dallas. Spring 2018.

 

Served in the Search Committee at the University of Texas at Dallas as Graduate Student Representative in the Search Committee to hire an Assistant Professor in Visual and Performing Arts. University of Texas at Dallas. Spring 2017.

 

Travel/Foreign Languages

 

Fluent in Italian (writing and speech) and English (writing and speech).

 

Lived, worked and studied in Rome (Italy), Edinburgh (Scotland), Glasgow (Scotland), Dallas (USA), and Lugano (Switzerland).

 

Artist Competencies

 

Adobe Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

 

Illustration: drawing (hand-drawn and digital), collage, mixed media

 

Printmaking: screen-printing, risograph, mono-printing, lino-print

 

Digital Photography