Research: Islamic ceramic tiles and models of the Roman-Byzantine tradition. Aniconic mosaics and opus sectile as a source of inspiration for the azulejo
Born in Padua in 1989. In October 2012 he obtained a Bachelor's Degree in DAMS at the University of Padua and a Master's degree in March 2019 in History of Arts and Conservation of Artistic Heritage at the Ca 'Foscari University of Venice, with a thesis entitled: "The art of mosaics between Rome and the East. Study of the artistic link between Rome, Constantinople and Islam through the study of mosaic art and aniconic aesthetics", with professor Giordana Trovabene as supervisor and Gabriele Canuti as co-supervisor. Since 2019 he is an ordinary member of the Associazione Italiana per lo Studio e Conservazione del Mosaico (AISCOM), with which he has two publications. His field of research mainly includes mosaic art from the late antique and early medieval period throughout the Mediterranean basin. Since October 2020 he is a PhD student in Art History at the Complutense University of Madrid with an FPI pre-doctoral contract, within the project "Al-Acmes: Al-Andalus, arte, ciencia y contextos en un Mediterráneo abierto. De Occidente a Egipto y Siria ", directed by Prof. Susana Calvo Capilla, who is also tutor of the research project: "Islamic ceramic tiles and models of the Roman-Byzantine tradition. Aniconic mosaics and opus sectile as a source of inspiration for the azulejo", based on previous research in the field of mosaic art, extending it to the art of ceramic tiles. From February 2022 he is attending the XXXVII PhD cycle of PhD at the "Storia, Antropologia, Religioni, Arte e Spettacolo" Department of University of Rome "La Sapienza" under a joint PhD with Prof. Alessandro Taddei.