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Giovanni Aloi

GIOVANNI ALOI teaches art history, theory, and criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and serves as Editor-in-Chief of Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture. He is the author of numerous books and essays about the intersection of nature, science, and art.

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. BooksBotanical 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); FlashArtArtVoicesWhitehot MagazineThe SeenAwards: Literary Lions, SSHRC; SAIC Faculty Enrichment Grant, 2016.