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Amelia Licavoli is a curator and writer who specializes in visual art’s trans-disciplinary relations with experimental musics. With an emphasis on primary art-history research, she has also developed a practice as an art librarian and archivist.

Since 2003, Amelia has written catalogue essays, monographs, long-form articles, and exhibition/performance reviews for numerous international and regional arts and culture publications.

To give experiential form to her research, Amelia curates video and film screenings and gallery exhibitions. These events have been hosted at venues across the U.S. (including Filmfront, Sector 2337, Experimental Sound Studio, Nitehawk Cinema, The Nightingale, Hammer Museum, Artists' Television Access, Western Exhibitions, Paragraph Gallery, and Spectacle Theater), Europe (Nes Artist Residency in Iceland and CCR Opderschmelz in Luxembourg), and in print. They include the screenings "Prelude: The Breath of Charybdis" (2013), “.blacK~SSStaTic_darK~fuZZZ_dOOm~glitCH.” (2013), “Black Thorns in the Black Box” (2012), the journal portfolios for Helvete (2013-2016), and the internationally-recognized exhibition “Black Thorns in the White Cube” (2012). Her most recent exhibitions include the week-long event "The Gate Theater Film Festival 1966/2019," the library exhibition "I Am the Sun" (2016), the group exhibition "Bleeding Black Noise" (2016), and Charlemagne Palestine’s solo installation “divinitusssanimalusssacréusssorganusss” (2014).

Amelia has been invited to speak on visual and aural arts at conferences and symposiums throughout the U.S. and Europe. Additionally, she has led college courses in Modern to Contemporary Art and Architecture surveys and seminars, and served as a teaching assistant for courses such as the History of Prints and the Prehistory of New Media Art.

Accreditation: Amelia Licavoli has aquired formal training in information sciences, art history, and fine-art studio. She recently completed a Masters degree in Library and Information Sciences with a specialization in Rare Books and Archives. Previously, Amelia has studied at three of the leading art schools in the U.S., earning a Masters degree in Modern Art History, Theory, and Criticism after studies in Chicago, and a Bachelors degree in Fine Art after studies in Photography & New Media in Kansas City and New York.

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