BA, 1997 Fine Art—Theory and Practice, Milan—S. Marta Fine Art College; PgD, 2003 Art History, Goldsmiths University of London; MA, 2004 Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths University of London; PGCE, 2008 Institute of Education, London; Ph.D., 2014 Goldsmiths University of London. Books: Botanical Speculations: Plants and Contemporary Art (Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars: 2019); Art & Animals (IBTauris: 2011); Antennae 10: A Decade of Art and the Non-Human(Antennaeproject/Forlaget248: 2017); Speculative Taxidermy: New Animals Surfaces and Art in the Anthropocene (Columbia University Press: 2018); Why Look at Plants?(Brill: 2018); Animal: An Exploration of the Zoological World (Phaidon: 2018). Publications: Editor in Chief of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture(2006–today); Co-editor of University of Minnesota Press series Art After Nature (2018–today); FlashArt; ArtVoices; Whitehot Magazine; The Seen. Awards: Literary Lions, SSHRC; SAIC Faculty Enrichment Grant, 2016.