Angela Vettese is artistic director of Arte Fiera (since 2017), and founder and director (since 2001) of the graduate programme in visual arts at the Università Iuav di Venezia, where she teaches theory and criticism of contemporary art. She has previously taught at the Università Luigi Bocconi in Milan (2000-2007/2011-2013), and has participated in the ERC-European Research Council commissions (2012/2013). She has directed the Civic Gallery of Contemporary Art in Modena (2005-2008) and the Arnaldo Pomodoro Foundation in Milan (2008-2009). She has also been president of the Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa (2002-2013), as well as city councillor for the cultural activities and development of tourism in Venice (2013-2014). She has written essays for international catalogues and several books, among which Si fa con tutto. Il linguaggio dell’arte contemporanea (Laterza, 2012), and L’arte contemporanea tra mercato e nuovi linguaggi (Il Mulino, 2017).