Director of School & Vice President for Academic Affairs Professor of Art, Philosophy, and Visual Studies
Theory and practice of the visual arts; drawing, painting; Continental philosophy and aesthetics; cartography, mapping, psychogeography, and urban representation; art history; curatorial practices; interdisciplinary approaches to art and culture.
SIMONETTA MORO is a visual artist and scholar with a focus on painting, drawing and mapping practices. Her work has been exhibited internationally; publications include Mapping Paradigms in Modern and Contemporary Art: Poetic Cartography (Routledge, 2021) and The Vattimo Dictionary (Edinburgh University Press, 2023). Moro holds a PhD in Fine Arts, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK; an MA in European Fine Arts, Winchester School of Art, UK; and a BFA in Painting, Accademia di Belle Arti, Bologna, Italy. Born in Italy, she currently lives between New York City and northern Italy.
The Vattimo Dictionary (Edinburgh University Press, 2023)
Mapping Paradigms in Modern and Contemporary Art: Poetic Cartography (Routledge, 2021)
"Mapping as Aesthetic Practice: Toward a Theory of Carto-Aesthetics." In The Politics of Spatial Transgressions in the Arts, edited by Gregory Blair, Noa Bronstein (Palgrave 2020)
"Mapping practices and the cartographic imagination." Subjectivity 13(4), 298-314 (Palgrave/Springer, Dec. 9, 2019).