Adriana Polveroni is a journalist and essayist. From 2012 to 2017, she has been the Director of Exibart. She has worked for the group of the magazine L’Espresso and has collaborated with various other periodicals, including Il Sole 24 Ore and L’Uomo Vogue. She teaches the Museology of Contemporary Art at the Brera Academy of Milan and Naba and has taught a number of master degree courses including the Luiss Master of Art at the IED of Rome and Venice. She has worked extensively as an exhibition curator. She has also curated various site-specific projects of environmental art and public art, such as Xenia by Vittorio Corsini at MACRO, Rome (2011) and Eric during the art fair Artissima 2011 in Turin. She wrote the entry “Art and the Landscape” for the Treccani Encyclopedia of the 21st century and, besides her numerous essays for anthologies and catalogues, her published books include: This is contemporary! Come cambiano i musei d’arte contemporanea (“This is contemporary! How museums of contemporary art are changing”, 2007), Lo Sboom. Il decennio dell’arte pazza tra bolla finanziaria e flop concettuale (‘The Un-boom. The decade of art mad between financial bubble and conceptual flop’, 2009). In February 2012 the book “Il piacere dell’arte. Pratica e fenomenologia del collezionismo contemporaneo in Italia” (‘The pleasure of art. Practice and phenomenology of contemporary collecting in Italy”). From 2017 to 2019 she was Artistic Director of ArtVerona Fair. Currently, she has been appointed as the scientific supervisor of the Roma Arte in Nuvola modern and contemporary art fair.