Sara Giannini is a semiotician engaged in curating, writing, and editing. Her research focuses on the liminality of language and representation resulting in collaborative and often long-term projects with artists, curators and practitioners in other disciplines. Influenced by her background in theatre, her projects merge performativity and theory to probe the tropes and places of exhibition making.
She is the initiator and curator of Heterotropics, and she is currently researching the René Daniëls archive at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven as part of their new Deviant Practice Program. Together with curator Kris Dittel she forms the joint-research trajectory The Translation Trip. Since 2012 she coordinates and curates experimental research sessions in different cities of the world with the nomadic artistic network OuUnPo | Ouvrier d’Univers Potentiels. She is the initiator and chief-editor of the online library/exhibition Unfold: The Volume Project (unfold.thevolumeproject.com) realized in collaboration with 98weeks, Beirut and Vision Forum, Stockholm. Sara lives and works between Amsterdam and Civitanova Marche, her home town.