Sara Giannini has been working as a researcher and curator of the ZKM project “Global Art and Museum“ since 2010. Besides contributing to the project’s research activities, she is co-editor of the project’s website and was curatorial assistant of the exhibitions The Global Contemporary. Art Worlds After 1989 (ZKM Museum for Contemporary Art) and Nothing to Declare? World Maps of Art since ‘89 (Akademie der Kuenste, Berlin). In particular she was the co-curator of both shows’ multi-media documentation segment “Room of Histories“. Her research interests focus on cross-culturalism, contemporary art and cultural semiotics. She is currently a PhD candidate at the Leiden University Institute for Arts in Society (LUCAS) with the project “Rearticulating Differences. Cannibalism and Contemporary Art.” Since 2012 she is the coordinator of the traveling artistic network >OuUnPo<, in the frame of which she organizes and curates artistic events in various cities of the world. She earned a BA in cultural studies from the University of Ferrara (IT) in 2007 and a MA in semiotics from the University of Bologna (IT) in 2010. For the completion of her MA thesis One Thing Leads to Another. Art of Citation and Theory of Ex-citation in Ai Weiwei’s Artistic Production she was a visiting student researcher at the Urs Meile Gallery, Beijing (CN). She has contributed several exhibition catalogues and magazines.