Elena Girelli

Coordinamento Fundraising
Dopo gli studi in Arts Management presso l’Università di Bologna (GIOCA, Scuola di Scienze Aziendali), inizia una collaborazione di quattro anni con il regista inglese Peter Brook per la produzione del play “Warum Warum” con l’attrice Miriam Goldschmidt e il musicista Francesco Agnello in tour in Italia e in Europa. In parallelo, è responsabile estero per una galleria d’arte contemporanea italiana e sviluppa progetti con artisti internazionali e le pubbliche relazioni della galleria con collezionisti e stampa. Nel 2012 Elena Girelli sceglie di seguire, come project manager indipendente, artisti emergenti e affermati.
Da giugno 2013 cura l’intera produzione dell’artista argentino Daniel González nei suoi studi di New York, Berlino e Verona. Qui è incaricata dello sviluppo della ricerca concettuale, progettazione, allestimento e assessment finale di opere pubbliche su larga scala, performance e progetti tra i quali, ricordiamo “Padiglione Haiti” per Fondazione Francesca Rava, Triennale di Milano, 2019; “Paper Building”, 2016, Fondazione La Fabbrica del Cioccolato, Valle di Blenio, Ticino; “Pop-Up Building Milan”, 2015, Marsèlleria, Milano; “Portrait Fashion Factory”, 2015, performance, Roma e diverse mostre in Italia e all’estero, come nelle gallerie Galleria Valentina Bonomo, Roma; Diana Lowenstein Gallery, Miami; Studio La Città, Verona; Patrizia Pepe Factory, Prato; Verona Musei, Casa di Giulietta, Verona; Santo Spirito in Sassia, Roma; Ventura Lambrate Fuorisalone Milano; Luminaria Festival, San Antonio, TX; Pinakothek der Moderne, Monaco, Germania.
E’ inoltre editor di Voices of Contemporary Art, New York University, membro della College Art Association, New York, dell’Associazione Italiana Giovani per l’UNESCO e del programma Routes4Youth del Consiglio d’Europa (macro-area alpina).

She received a master degree in arts management at University of Bologna (GIOCA Master Degree, School of Economics), which was then followed by a four-year term collaboration with the theatre production “Warum Warum” by director Peter Brook with actress Miriam Goldschmidt and musician Francesco Agnello on tour in Italy & Europe. In parallel, she began her career in the visual arts accounting for the international relationships for an Italian art gallery. She developed art projects with international artists both in Italy and abroad, improved the image of the gallery on an international level, among collectors and press. In 2012 she opted for an independent carrier as artist curator & project manager to work along with emerging and established artists.
Since June 2013 she is collaborating with the Argentine artist Daniel González at his Studios in New York, Berlin and Verona. With a strong bias toward public projects, Elena Girelli curates the development of the conceptual research, project planning, set-up, assessment and pr of large-scale works, performance & projects, such as among the others “Haiti Pavilion” for Fondazione Francesca Rava, Triennale di Milano, 2019; “Paper Building”, 2016, Fondazione La Fabbrica del Cioccolato, Valle di Blenio, Ticino; “Pop-Up Building Milan”, 2015, Marsèlleria, Milano; “Portrait Fashion Factory”, 2015, performance, Rome and several shows in Italy and abroad among them Galleria Valentina Bonomo, Rome; Diana Lowenstein Gallery, Miami; Studio La Città, Verona; Patrizia Pepe Factory, Prato; Verona Musei, Casa di Giulietta, Verona; Santo Spirito in Sassia, Rome; Ventura Lambrate Design Fair; Luminaria Festival, San Antonio, TX; Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany.
She is editor for Voices of Contemporary Art, New York University, independent member of College Art Association, New York, regional member of the Italian Youth Unesco Association and member of Routes4Youth programme of the Council of Europe (Alpine macro-area).