Livia de Pinto graduated in 2013 in Cultural Heritage Sciences at the University of Pisa with a thesis in History of Contemporary Art called “Le scenografie di Giulio Paolini: gli anni di collaborazione con Carlo Quartucci”.
In 2018 she graduated with honors in History and Forms of Visual Arts, Entertainment and New Media with a master thesis called “Genesi e formazione della Scuola di San Lorenzo: dalle tendenze concettuali al ritorno alla pittura”.
Between November 2014 and January 2015 she carried out an internship at the Visual Arts Laboratory of the Scuola Normale Superiore, during which she cooperated in the collection, filling and digitalization of the journal of the GUF of Pisa “Il Campano” (1926-1944) and carried out some studies on the journals of the GUF of Forlì and the Genoan journal “Il Barco”.
In 2014 she was a speaker at the symposium “Giulio Paolini” with a speech called “La dimensione teatrale di Giulio Paolini” (Whitechapel Gallery, London).
In 2015 she took part as a speaker at the conference “Le arti nelle riviste dei GUF attorno a ‘Il Campano’” with the contribution “Episodi di rapporto tra teatro e arti visive sulle pagine delle riviste gufine tra la fine degli anni Trenta e l’inizio dei Quaranta” (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa).
In 2017 she cooperated at the organization of the conference “Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti e l’arte in Italia tra le due guerre. Nuove ricerche intorno e a partire dalla mostra del 1967 ‘Arte moderna in Italia 1915-1935’” (Fondazione Centro Studi sull’Arte Licia e Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti, Lucca; Centro Congressi Le Benedettine, Pisa).
In 2018 she took part as a speaker at the study day organized as part of the PhD in History of Art and Entertainment “Forme di interattività nei secoli. Uno sguardo comparativo sulla performatività delle arti”, with the speech “Arte e sinestesia: tra interazione e interattività in epoca contemporanea” (University of Pisa).
Since December 2017 she has been an occasional contributor at “Quaderni d’altri tempi. Rivista di studi culturali”.
Since January 2020 she is a Teaching Assistant in History of Contemporary Art at the University of Pisa.
She currently carries out a PhD project focused on the artistic career of Giuseppe Chiari between the fifties and seventies of the twentieth century.