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Andrea Misiano


Andrea Misiano is a Rome-based curator and anthropologist, curator-at-large at Luminous Foundation and co-founder of the blockchain-oriented art group Instigators. Misiano has worked at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art since 2009 where he has been involved in putting together a large number of shows, including those of Marina Abramovich, Jurgen Teller, William Kentridge, 100 Years of Performance, New York Minute, among others. Personal curatorial projects included Enchanted Wanderer at the Anthropological Museum of Chuckotka, 2013; Untitled… (Native Foreigners) at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, 2014; Untitled (After Defeats) at MAMM, Moscow, 2016. In 2015, he was one of the curators of 6th Moscow biennale responsible for the “The Caucasus Pavilion”. In 2017, he co-curated the inaugural Garage Triennial of Contemporary Art in Russia. In 2017 Misiano also curated La vita dalla mia finestra at the Laura Bulian Gallery, Milan and the solo show of David Adjaye Form, Heft Material. At Garage he curated the personal exhibition of Jurgen Teller Zittern auf dem Sofa and Bidding for Glasnost: Sotheby’s 1988 (both in 2018); co-curated We Treasure Our Lucid Dreams. The Other East and Esoteric Knowledge in Russian Art 1905–1969 (the show received The Art Newspaper Prize “Exhibition of the year”) 2020, and Spirit Labor: Difficulty, Duration, and Affect (2021).