Melissa Bianca Amore

Amore, Melissa Bianca

Melissa Bianca Amore is a leading international art critic, curator and philosopher with a focus on the study of phenomenology. A highly commended critic and essayist, she has published widely and authored exhibition catalogues since 2005 with notable features including, The Painting of History on German painter and sculptor Anselm Kiefer; Information As Architecture on American multidisciplinary artist Doug Aitken, and The Mind As Object on Polish-German installation artist Alicja Kwade. With over twenty-five years’ experience working with cultural institutions, museums and non-profit organisations, Amore’s contributions to arts discourse are informed by her expansive dynamic practice. She has participated and presented research in numerous international panels and conferences, and undertaken various roles as a judge and guest critic for significant art awards and educational institutions. Amore is one of the Founding Directors & Co-Curator for the New York based non-profit arts organization and research forum Re-Sited. She has curated significant exhibitions for important contemporary spaces, galleries and museums since 2001, including group shows featuring works by distinguished artists Richard Artschwager and Michael Rakowitz. Amore is a Curatorial Advisor for various institutions and public projects, and is Advisory Board Member for one of Australia’s leading publications, Artlink Magazine.