Team

ANJA VISINI
– Senior Curator / Head of Publishing
– av@lucamolinari.it

Anja studied Architecture in both Milan and Lisbon, graduating in 2007 from the Politecnico di Milano. From 2003 to 2006 she worked at Ghigos Group (now Ghigos Ideas). She has worked for the architectural firms Estudio Mariscal and MiAS Architects in Barcelona; Barreca & La Varra and Spada and Associates in Milan and Teğet Mimarlık in Istanbul. Visini has been developing both architectural and interior design projects in the capacity of freelance architect. Her work, which ranges from exhibit design to graphic, jewelry and architectural design, involves an interdisciplinary approach and questioning of the dissolution of boundaries within the profession. She writes as an independent author for “Abitare” online, “Viceversa” and “Platform Architecture and Design”. She co-curated with Luca Molinari “Strutture complesse, libero pensiero. Teoria e progetti di Redesco Structural Engineering”, 2017 (Skira). She is currently project leader for the curatorial project of the permanent exhibition of the Istanbul City Museum.

CLAUDIA SAGLIMBENI
– Senior Curator / Head of Consulting
– cs@lucamolinari.it
Claudia holds degrees in Environmental Architecture (2011) and Sustainable Architecture of Multi-Scale Projects (2014) from the Politecnico di Milano. She holds an Executive Master in European Museology from International University of Language and Media (2018) with the thesis “Museum Brand. The design of a cultural identity in the marketing realm”. She has conducted research workshops at Galway University of Ireland, University of Toronto, Prifysgol Cymru Aberystwyth University of Wales, University Center of Folkestone (UK), as well as in Tenerife, Chicago, Beijing and Shanghai. In 2010 she worked as production assistant at AtelierForte and as coordinator of the Fafnir exhibition at Triennale di Milano. In 2013 she was a teaching assistant for the design workshops of Politecnico di Milano and Alta Scuola Politecnica (ASP), as well as teaching assistant for the course in Strategic Design at Abadir Academy of Design and Visual Arts. She became co-founder, in 2014, of Migrant Garden. Untouchable Landscapes itinerant exhibition involving 40 eminent figures from the world of architecture and design. Since 2015 she is responsible for coordinating international competitions, such as S.Pellegrino Flagship Factory. The Starred International Architecture Competition (2016), and curatorial projects at Luca Molinari Studio. She writes as an independent author for both Italian and international magazines including Platform, Hunter Fashion Magazine, Studio Architecture and Urbanism Magazine.

FEDERICA RASENTI
– Senior Curator / Head of Curatorship
– fr@lucamolinari.it
Federica got her bachelor of Science in Architecture at Università degli Studi di Cagliari and continued her education with a Master of Architecture at the Politecnico di Milano (2015), where she still works as teaching assistant. After a brief experience in the field of architectural design, she gradually approached curatorial activities through the exhibition Comunità Italia. Architettura/Città/Paesaggio dal 1945-2000, curated by Alberto Ferlenga e Marco Biraghi at Triennale di Milano (2015). She collaborates as author with architectural magazines such as AREA and Platform Architecture and Design. From March 2016 collaborates with Luca Molinari Studio dealing primary with curatorship, scientific coordination of exhibitions and strategic consulting in international competition. Among other projects she worked as scientific coordinator of SpazioFMG per l’Architettura, Milano (2016-2017); as assistant curator for the International Pavilion at Pisa Architectural Biennial (2017) and for the exhibition “Divina Sezione. Italian Architecture for the Divine Comedy” (Reggia di Caserta, 2018); she has been also scientific coordinator of Barilla Pavilion International Competition (2018). In May 2018 co-curated with Giulia Ricci the exhibition “Wonder Modern” at 1+1 historical design gallery in Venice.

MARIA ANTONIETTA SANTANGELO
– Junior Curator
– mas@lucamolinari.it
Maria got her Master of Architecture at the Università della Campania, “L. Vanvitelli ” (March 2019). With Beniamino Servino Architect, she worked on architectural design competitions and at exhibition The Unfolding Pavilion, curated by Daniel Tudor Munteanu and Davide Tommaso Ferrando, in 2016. In 2018, she developed a thesis with Luca Molinari, about the evolution of megastructures, exhibited at R.E.D.S. LEGACY 2019, in Matera. Since May 2019 she is collaborating with Luca Molinari Studio as junior curator for research and curatorship, editorial and graphic design projects.

ILIA CELIENTO
– ic@lucamolinari.it

graduated from the “Luigi Vanvitelli” Università della Campania, with a thesis in collaboration with the Faculté d’Architecture di Liegi (Belgium). Over the course of her studies, Celiento worked on projects and editorial publications for the same University. Her strong interest in the practices of architectural project management led to her receiving a scholarship for the international master’s degree in Management du Projet d’Architecture Complexe at La Sapienza di Roma, which she completed with top marks in 2017. During this experience, she was involved in various French, Spanish and German projects thanks to her participation in internships in both public and private entities located in Paris, Barcelona and Hamburg. Since 2016, she has worked at several firms in both Naples and Caserta, Italy, where she has gained experience in architectural design and acquired the necessary technical skills for drafting preliminary, definitive and executive design projects. Since 2016/2017 she has worked as a teaching assistant for workshops in Architectural Theory and Architectural and Urban Design offered by the Undergraduate Degree Course in Architecture of Università della Campania. Since 2017 she works as a junior curator for editorial and consulting projects by Luca Molinari Studio.

 

We have been working with:

Alessandro Benetti
Annalisa Angelini
Milena Sacchi
Federica Brondoni
Costanza Ronchi
Ettore Donadoni
Rossella Ferorelli
Francesca Sibilio
Gillian Ferrabee