Lorenzo Benedetti (1972, Rome, Italy) studied Art history at La Sapienza in Rome and attended the Curatorial Programme at de Appel arts centre in Amsterdam. In 2005 he founded the Sound Art Museum in Rome, a space dedicated to sound in visual art. He has been the director of the art centre Volume! in Rome and a curator at the MuseumMarta Herford, in Herford, Germany. He was guest curator at La Kunsthalle in Mulhouse, France. He is tutor at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht and writes regularly for exhibition catalogues and art magazines.
Prior to his brief tenure with De Appel in Amsterdam, Netherlands – which began in 2014, Benedetti worked as a curator the Museum MARTA in Herford, Germany from 2006 to 2008, and as director of the SBKM/De Vleeshal in Middelburg from 2008 to 2014.
In 2008 he realized the exhibitions ‘Eurasia’, Mart, Rovereto; ‘Der eigene Weg’, MMK, Duisburg, Germany; ‘Cabinet of Imagination’, Aalst, Belgium. In 2013 he was in charge of the Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Currently he is working as a curator at the Kunstmuseum St. Gallen in Switzerland.