Dr Martina Caruso
Martina Caruso is an art historian, writer and curator based between London and Rome. She lectures in the history and theory of photography at University of the Arts London (LCC) and at John Cabot University in Rome. Martina received a B.A. (2001) in English and French literature from the University of Oxford and a M.A. (2006) and PhD (2013) from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London. Her photographic research interests include a focus on gender and postcolonialism in documentary and landscape photography. Her exhibition My Sister Who Travels (2014) at the Mosaic Rooms in London featured work by women practitioners using lens-based media in the Mediterranean landscape. Martina also co-directs the Giulio Turcato Archives in Rome, for which she has curated two exhibitions at MACRO, Rome (2012) and Casa Zerilli Marimò, New York (2014). Currently Martina is curating the first volume of the artist’s catalogue raisonné. As well as published articles, catalogue essays and book reviews on photography and on Italian modern art, her book Italian Humanist Photography from Fascism to the Cold War is being published by Bloomsbury in 2016.