Elena Giulia Rossi (Italy)

Elena Giulia Rossi
(Rome, 1971)

Elena Giulia Rossi works and lives in Rome where she has been collaborating with MAXXI – museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo since 2002.

In 1999 she achieved her degree at the University of Rome La Sapienza with a major in History of Contemporary Art. In 2002 she graduated from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago with a Master of Arts in Arts Administration. She collaborated with P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (summer 2001), and at The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago (spring 2002).

In 2003 she published in Italian Archeonet. Viaggio nella storia della net/web art e suo ingresso negli spazi dei musei tradizionali (Lalli Editore, Siena). Archeonet was revised by contemporary art magazines such as “Arte e Critica” (n. 35/36, ottobre – dicembre 2003, p.89); “Next Exit” (n. 13, december 2003, p.50) and the online magazine “Neural.it” specialized in new media (19 aprile 2005). In 2005 she was Editor of Eduardo Kac, Move 36 (Filigranes Editions, Parigi 2005).
She was invited to be part of the Jury for the Award Netizens II (Galleria Sala 1, Rome 2004), and for the award Premio di Arte Digitale (DARC – Direzione generale per l’Arte e l’Architettura Contemporanee and Fondazione Rosselli, Rome 2005).

She was invited to give lectures an seminars at the University of Siena in the Scuola di Specializzazione in Archeologia e Storia dell’Arte (Siena, 2003-2004-2005), at the Polish Institute (Rome, 2006), at the International conference “Artech Media” (Madrid, 2007).

In 2006 she curated Food in Bytes within Time in Jazz Festival (Berchidda, Sardegna) and She Devils (Studio Stefania Miscetti, Roma).

Since 2005 she has been curating a section dedicated to net/web art at MAXXI – Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo in Rome. She regularly writes for the on-line edition of the Italian newspaper “L’Unità”.

Elena Giulia Rossi is curating for
JavaMuseum – Forum for Internet Technology in Contemporary Art
the exhibition
Seven Ways for Saying Internet with Net Art

to be launched on 1 November 2007
featuring these artists

Juliet DavisReinhald Drouhin
Free Soil (Amy Franceschini, Myriel Milicevic, Nis Rømer)
Santiago Ortiz
Lorenzo Pizzanelli