Nicoletta Grillo is a visual artist, photographer and architect. After studying architecture (Politecnico di Milano) and photography (CFP Bauer), she obtained a PhD with the thesis “In/visible constellations. Photography and spaces of imagination in the Swiss Italian borderscape” (Politecnico di Milano and KU Leuven, 2022). She is currently a post-doctoral researcher at LUCA School of Arts and a lecturer at KU Leuven.
With a background combining photography, art history, and urban studies, her interests focus on the potential of photographic media and contemporary art to open new spaces of imagination for marginal landscapes and subjects through practice-based and theoretical research.