Now Microclima is a curatotorial-duo composed by Paolo Rosso and Alice Ongaro Sartori.
Paolo Rosso is the initiator and director of MICROCLIMA, born in 2011. Paolo has also started three research projects: the Guwahati Research Program (Assam, India), Los Caminos del Cafè (Santiago de Cuba) and RedHero ( Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia).
Alice Ongaro Sartori (1991) is co-curator of the Microclima project since 2016. She graduated from the School of Art History of the University of Sant’Andrea (2016), Alice worked for the educational department of La Biennale di Venezia Foundation (2016), she was assistant curator of the Collections and Archives section of the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh (2015-2016) and was the Interns Coordinator at the Peggy Guggenehim Collection in Venice (2013-2014).
In the initial years of the project, MICROCLIMA were joined by numerous collaborators:
Riccardo Banfi (1986) lives and works in Los Angeles. Riccardo completed his studies in 2012 with a degree in Design and Production of Visual Arts at the IUAV in Venice. In 2015 he took part in the Guwahati research program and exhibited at the exhibition GOOD COURT GOOD BRAKES GOOD FORTUNA at the Serra dei Giardini in Venice. In 2017 he took part in the exhibition GOOD HORN GOOD BRAKES GOOD FORTUNE 2 at the Assam State Museum in Guwahati. Since 2011 they collaborate in the documentation of the events and exhibitions of the Microclima project.
Michela Intra (1985) works and lives in Paris and Venice. Co-founder of Microclima, Michela is an artistic producer and professional dancer of JB Skating. She curated the Joseph Herscher Botanical Machine (2011) and the participatory project Studio Roulotte (2013). For the last 5 years she focused on urban cultures.
Beatrix Dalsass (1989) works as an English assistant and teacher of German, in Rome and Bolzano. She collaborated with Microclima from 2010 to 2011. Her activities are focused on the development of the Microclima site and communication material. Beatrix interviewed Maria Teresa Sartori for the series artist talks.
Elisa Calore (1982) works as an independent graphic designer. Graduated in Visual and Multimedia Communications at IUAV in Venice, Elisa has developed a strong interest in visual studies and the use of image in communication. Supporting the idea of design as a connection practice, she participated in collaborative artistic projects published in Futuroscopio (2011) and Lampedusa, visual stories from the edge of Europe (Spector Books, 2017). From 2017 she is graphic design for MICROCLIMA.