Lucia Babina is Co-curator for “3 Rs Maroc, NL (Partition III)” by Seamus Farrell.
is based in Rotterdam has a first class degree MSc in Modern Arts at the University of Bologna and a Masters Diploma in “International Cultural Management” at the University of Genova. She is a cultural producer and is focused in how culture and arts can affect urban areas and in developing process aimed at producing unexpected visions of the cityscape. Co-founder and president of the foundation iStrike (www.istrike.net
), she is curator of the event Singingchairs – Voices and Stories from the city in the NAi (Nederlands Architectuurinstituut, Rotterdam) as part of Happening (happening.nai.nl). She is co-project leader of SUD 2007, a long-term program of cultural activities aimed at transforming the city of Douala (Cameroon) into a case study, and Moving in Free Zone #1, a cross-disciplinary workshop in collaboration with Spacelab/Urban Body of TU Delft in order to trigger a debate on the quarter Charlois (Rotterdam, The Netherlands) and create public awareness amongst its inhabitants. She is lately working on the program SUD 2010 and Moving in Free Zones #2. She also edited the publication Douala in Translation, a view of the city and its creative transforming potentials. In 2007 she took part into the International Workshop Caucus, organized by the Van Abbemuseum (Eindhoven), and in 2006 into the Mobile Academy (www.mobileacademy-warsaw.com
) in Warsaw. Since 2005, as member of EFRP (European Festival Research Project), she has been carrying out a research focused on three emerging and successful Italian festivals and the local impact.