Paola Antonelli

Senior Curator, Architecture and Design; Director, Research and Development, The Museum of Modern Art

Graduate, Milan Polytechnic School of Architecture. 1987-91, Contributing Editor, Domus magazine; 1992-94, Editor, Abitare. Since 1994, with the Museum of Modern Art, New York, working in various exhibitions concerned with architecture and design, including: Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design (1995); SAFE: Design Takes on Risk, devoted to objects designed to protect body and soul (2005-06); Design and the Elastic Mind, about the relationship between design and science (2008); Talk to Me: Design and the Communication between People and Objects (2011). Current project: research and exhibition about the relationship between design and violence; research on the role of museums in social progress; research on how to measure the impact of culture on society. Author.