An art educator and curator, Sheila Zago holds a Master's Degree in Arts - Museum and Galleries Practice - from University College London (UCL). Her online signature is @thenomadcurator: a main channel of research and dissemination of the production of different contemporary artists, with special emphasis for authors from the Global South.
Living and working on four continents,she developed artistic and educational projects for biennials, art collectives, social projects and refugee camps in countries like Azerbaijan, Egypt, India, England, Italy, Lebanon, Syria, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Thailand. As an educator, she defends art as a means of connection, applying it as a powerful tool in social transformation in personal and collective spheres, which manifests itself in her special interest in working with refugee groups and people in communities not recognized by local governments.
As a contemporary art researcher, her interests are focused on issues involving societies in the process of disappearing, loss of identity, memory and diasporic movements arising from colonialist practices, pressure from neocolonialists or armed conflicts, and art as a way to give minorities a voice.
ABOUT THE VENICE BIENNALE REVEALED COURSE
The The European Cultural Academy offers "Venice Biennale Revealed" course. During the opening and closing week you can enjoy:
1. Intimate Conversations: The course offers an opportunity to have intimate conversations with gallerists, curators, and professionals involved in the Venice Biennale. Join now to enjoy.
2. Full Immersion: The course is designed to provide a full immersion experience into the Biennale and the city of Venice. This includes guided tours and visits to both the must-see attractions and hidden gems of the city.
3. International Experts: The course features international experts who lead classes and workshops, providing a diverse and informative perspective on the art world and the Venice Biennale.
4. The Academy is also a part of the Biennale sessions, a special educational project that includes the most prominent institutions from around the world.