Francesco Buonerba received a Master’s Degree in Art History at Sapienza University of Rome, in
2005. He is currently Assistant Director of CASTRO Studio Program and Atelier in Rome. He has
worked with the Real Academia di España in Rome, the Costantini restoration studio of Bologna
and coordinated complex art projects such as Christo's Floating Pier and Triumphs and Laments of
William Kentridge. Buonerba founded the curatorial/research collective Wonderlust#rome. He has
co-curated the recent Manifesta Collateral exhibition , Martin Kippenberger. The Museum of
Modern Art Syros and the related Anti-Museum Symposium in cooperation with the Swiss Institute
Buonerba specializes in curatorial and editorial production, and artistic management and
organization. He has extensive experience as assistant to international artists and with the
structuring of artist residency programs. He has participated in projects between Italy and the
United Kingdom, such as the Prime Collective of Belfast, and worked with artists residing at the
British School at Rome, Swiss Institute in Rome, and Real Academia de España
Since 2010, Buonerba has been involved in the Rete dei Caselli Sud-Est project, and is the recipient
of the Principi Attivi award of the Puglia Region, dedicated to the revaluation of disused canton
houses in the province of Lecce. Since 2014, he has managed the artists' residency programs,
Moving Landscape and Industrial Therapy, with the support of the Puglia Region and the
Fondazione per il Sud.
Most recently, buonerba was awarded a residency at NKD in Dale, Norway, beginning a project of
exchange between artists and cultural operators in Norway and Italy.
– Assistant Director: CASTRO PROJECT
CASTRO, Rome, Italy
– Producer: Restauro del Contemporaneo, Antonio Rava's restoration workshop
Palazzo Butera, Palermo, Italy
– Producer/Co-Curator: Martin Kippenberger. The Museum of Modern Art Syros (MANIFESTA
Palazzo Sant’Elia, Palermo, Italy
– Producer/Co-Curator: Anti-Museum Symposium
Ex Noviziato dei Crociferi, Palermo, Italy
– Curator: Workshop “La quadratura del cerchio”
Numero Cromatico, Roma, Italy
– Curator: The multiple Landscape, Elisa Strinna, Junghun Kim
Albumarte, Roma, Italy
– Curator: Xeneide: Xeneide, the Gift of the Other. Miths, Practices and Poetics of Hospitality
Auditorium Parco della Musica, Roma, Italy
– Producer/Co-Curator: Interdisciplinarietà in Situ: Paesaggi Urbani e Paesaggi Mentali
Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Roma, Napoli, Palermo, Italy
– Production assistant: Todaysart Festival
Koninklijke Schouwburg, The Hague, Netherlands
– Venue Manager and Exhibit Supervisor: Paratissima Art Fair
Torino Esposizioni, Torino, Italy
– Co-curator: Exile Europa with Nation25, Stalker/Osservatorio Nomade, Biennale Urbana
Greek Pavillion, Venice Biennal, Venezia, Italy
– Curator and manager: AiR program Industrial Therapy ( ongoing )
KOLOR, Lecce, Italy
Member: Curatorial/Artistic Collective Noworking
Roma, Italy
– Assistant Production manager: Christo's Floating Piers
Iseo Lake, Brescia, Italy
– Production assistant: The Office performing arts + film for William Kentridge's Triuphs and
Ponte Sisto, Roma, Italy
– Curator: 3 Variazioni, Jose Guerrero, Antonio Blanco
Albumarte, Roma, Italy
– Curator: Santiago Morilla Hominem te esso memento ( In progress )
Piazza Tevere, Roma, Italy
– Co-Curator and Consultant: Real Academia de Espana, AiR program and Studio Visits Program
Royal Spanish Academy, Roma, Italy
– Founder and Director: Wonderlust#rome
Roma, Italy
– Curator and manager: AiR program Moving Landscape with GAP (ongoing)
Manifatture Knos, Lecce, Italy
– Curator: Resistenze Mediterranee, with Heba Amin
Esc atelier, Roma, Italy
– Visiting Curator: Prime Collective
Templemore Baths, Belfast, UK
– Assistant-Curator and Consultant: British School at Rome, Ursula Burke
BSR, Roma, Italy
– Production Assistant and Consultant: British School at Rome, Anne-Marie Creamer
BSR, Rome, Italy/ London, UK
– Editor: book: Quaglierini-Amorosi “CHIMICA E TECNOLOGIA DEI MATERIALI PER L’ARTE”,Zanichelli
– 2012 edition
Restoration Studio G.M. Costantini, Bologna, Italy
– Exhibit Supervisor: Crack!Festival
Forte Prenestino, Roma, Italy
– Gallery Assistant/ Curator: Monserrato '900 Gallery
Monserrato '900 Gallery, Roma, Italy
– Curator: Jocanda Art Gallery: Luigi Massari, Luciano Rignanese, Cesare Berlingeri
Jocanda Gallery, Roma, italy
– NKD Dale i Sunnfjord, Norway, 2018
– Caserma Pepe, Venezia, Italy, 2017
– Templemore Baths, Belfast, UK, 2012
– Masterclass Artlab, Lecce, 2013-2014-2015
-Bachelor Degree in Scienze Storico Artistiche, Sapienza University, Roma 2005
-Languages: English C2; Spanish B1; French A2;