Chiara Rubessi is PhD in Arts & Humanities (Université Grenoble Alpes). She obtained her Master’s Degree (Laurea Lettere Moderne) from the University of Pavia in Cinema studies (Major; Minors: History of art, Theatre History, Aesthetics, History of Philosophy) and a further Master Specializing in Exhibition Design (museum, urban design, retail design, fair, event, industrial and product design, design visualization) from the Politecnico di Milano. She was a teacher at the Université de Lorraine-IECA, Nancy (ATER, 2017-2018).

Her research and work include different areas : exhibition projects, private and public interior installation, product design and furniture manufacturing, urban design, event coordination from art direction to graphic planning.

She currently works as exhibit designer and collaborate with IDEA, Italian Association for Exhibition Designer. She also collaborated with Department of Progettazione dell’Architettura (DPA), Politecnico di Milano. Among other initiatives, she has been designer for the art exhibition “Edward Hopper” at Foundation Rome Museum (February-June, 2010). She was editor of the Italian online magazine autet.it (ended in 2013) and of interiorsforumworld.net, a web platform for Interior studies.

Research interests: museum, aesthetics, exhibition design, scenography, research around the cinema and exhibition design, spatial practices, social and cultural anthropology, contemporary art and aesthetics, film and media studies, design visualization.

Memberships: GHRED (Groupe de recherches en histoire et esthétique du cinéma documentaire, Université de Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne – CERHEC), NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies).