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Professor Carolina Rito is a researcher and curator whose work is situated at the intersection between knowledge production, the curatorial, and contested historical narratives. She is Professor of Creative Practice Research, Research Centre for Arts, Memory, and Communities, Coventry University; an Executive Board Member of the Midlands Higher Education & Culture Forum; and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary History (IHC), Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Rito is the Executive Editor of The Contemporary Journal and has published in international journals such as King’s Review, Mousse Magazine, and Wrong Wrong. From 2017 to 2019, she was Head of Public Programmes and Research at Nottingham Contemporary, leading the partnership with Nottingham Trent University and University of Nottingham. She holds a PhD in Curatorial/Knowledge from Goldsmiths, University of London, where she also taught from 2014 to 2016. She lectures internationally—in Europe, South America, and the Middle East—on her research and curatorial studies.
Curatorial/Knowledge, Doctorate, Goldsmiths, University of London
Curatorial Studies, MA, Universidade de Lisboa
Chair of the Collaborative Research Working Group, Midlands Higher Education Culture Forum2018 → …
Editor-in-Chief, The Contemporary Journal2018 → …
Executive Board Member, Midlands Higher Education Culture Forum2017 → …
Visiting Researcher, Universidade Nova de Lisboa2016 → …
- AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
- exhibition studies
- exhibition histories
- DT Africa
- Liberation Movements
- Postcolonial Studies
- NX Arts in general
- curatorial studies
- contemporary art
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Rito, C. & Balaskas, B., 29 Jan 2020, Midlands Higher Education Culture Forum. 8 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Other reportOpen Access
Rito, C. (ed.), Axel, N. (ed.), Hirsch, N. (ed.), Balaskas, B. (ed.), Lemos, S. (ed.), Amaro, R., Gudskul, Harwood, E., Holert, T., Donnelly, A., Trommler, K., Lokko, L., Perez-Martinez, S., Rogoff, I., S., S. & Moreno, J., 2020, In: e-flux Architecture.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Special issue › peer-reviewOpen Access
Rito, C. (ed.), Rogoff, I., Amaro, R., Rakun, F., Uduku, O., Holert, T., Donnelly, A., Trommler, K., Meister, A-M., Hameed, A., Phillips, A. & Průchová Hrůzová, A., Jan 2020, In: The Contemporary Journal. 2
Research output: Contribution to journal › Special issue › peer-review
Rito, C., Aug 2020, In: The Contemporary Journal. 2, 7 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article › peer-reviewOpen Access
Rito, C. (ed.) & Balaskas, B. (ed.), 2020, (Accepted/In press) Liverpool: Open Humanities Press. (DATA Browser)
Research output: Book/Report › Anthology or Edited Book › peer-review
Carolina Rito (Organising Committee), Farid Rakun (Speaker), Tom Holert (Speaker), Anna-Maria Meister (Speaker), Aoife Donnelly (Speaker), Kristin Trommler (Speaker), Irit Rogoff (Speaker), Kehinde Andrews (Speaker), Ola Uduku (Speaker), Ramon Amaro (Speaker), Ruin An Ho (Speaker), Mary Vaughan Johnson (Speaker), Sarah Amsler (Speaker), Nick Axel (Organising Committee), Bill Balaskas (Organising Committee), Nikolaus Hirsch (Organising Committee) & Sofia Lemos (Organising Committee)7 Nov 2019 → 9 Nov 2019
Activity: Participating in or organising an event › Participation in conference