Elena Forin is an Italian curator.
Her approach combines an interest for to the most recent artistic developments – video, installation, performance; participatory, site-specific and social practices – and for their specific historical roots of the 60’s and 70’s.
Between 2009 and 2011 she curated various exhibitions for MACRO (Museum of Contemporary Art Rome) including Urs Lüthi Just Another Story About Leaving (with L.M. Barbero), Jacob Hashimoto Silence Still Governs Our Consciousness, Jamie Shovlin Hiker Meat, Sarah Braman Lay me down, Esther Stocker Destino comune, and Riccardo De Marchi Fori Romani (with L.M. Barbero).
She is a member of LaRete Art Projects since 2011. She cocurated with Julia Draganovic Click or Clash? Strategies of collaboration – stage 2 (Marco Giovani, Niklas Goldbach, Yves Netzhammer; Galleria Bianconi, Milan), Suara Welitoff (introduced by Manuel de Santaren, Upside Down, Milan), Mind the Gap?! Cheryl Pope & Carlo Zauli (Galleria Bianconi, Milan), Silvano Tessarollo, Se il grano non muore (with J. Draganovic, Fondazione Vignato, Vicenza), Curator’s Choice (with Julia Draganovic), Art Miami, Miami, FL, Pronti a fare un salto? (Triennale di Milano), David Rickard, All Vertical Lines Intersect (Ex Birreria Giudecca, Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venezia), Ready to jump? (Triennale, Milan), David Rickard, All Vertical Lines Intersect (Ex Brewery Giudecca, Galleria Michela Rizzo, Venice).
She coordinates Talk | Show, a series of conferences on site specificity (Galleria civica di Modena), she collaborates with various international institutions (Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Germany; Łaźnia Center for Contemporary Art, Gdańsk, Poland) for the realization of exhibition and scientific projects, and with independent realities.