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Michaela Quadraro


Michaela Quadraro
Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale” – DSUS
Appointed Researcher


Michaela Quadraro holds a PhD in “Cultural and Postcolonial Studies of the Anglophone World” from the University of Naples “L’Orientale.” She is an Appointed Researcher and a member of the Centre for Postcolonial Studies at “L’Orientale.” Her research interests focus on contemporary art and cinema, through the critical approach of cultural studies, postcolonial theory, and visual culture.

Her publications explore the politics of representation in black British filmmaking practices in the eighties and the digital aesthetics of recent audiovisual installations built with multiple screens in museums and galleries.

Selected publications:

Quadraro, Michaela. 2012. L’arte digitale postcoloniale: uno studio sull’opera di Isaac Julien e Trinh T. Minh-ha. Roma: Aracne.

Quadraro, Michaela. 2012. “Digital Aesthetics and Affective Politics: Isaac Julien’s Audio-Visual Installations.” In Digital Cultures and the Politics of EmotionFeelings, Affect and Technological Change, edited by Athina Karatzogianni and Adi Kuntsman. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Quadraro, Michaela. 2011. “Multisensorial Visions: Postcolonial Digital Art.” In Current Trends in Anglophone Studies: Cultural, Linguistic and Literary Research, edited by Javier Ruano-García, et al. Salamanca: Ediciones Universidad Salamanca.