Anna Zinelli is a Ph.D. student in contemporary art the University of Parma. She is currently working on a dissertation that investigates the critical reception of Italian art in post-war Germany, considering the perspective of the first three documenta in Kassel.
She graduated in contemporary art with a thesis about Gillo Dorfles and the aesthetic question of kitsch, which won the prize “Premio Braglia”.
She published articles on “Itinera. Rivista di filosofia e di teoria delle arti”, “Studi di estetica” and she is in the editorial staff of the review “Ricerche di S/Confine”.
She collaborates with “Fondazione Socin” of Bolzano as archivist and curator of the collection, exposed in "Museo Civico" of Bolzano.
Her research interests include history of exhibitions and critical theory.