Dr. Alfredo Cramerotti is a cultural entrepreneur, curator, writer, broadcaster and publisher working at the intersection of contemporary art, the Verse, film and video, performance, photography, mass media culture, and online media formats including art adopting the blockchain technology such as NFT and crypto art.
Director of MOSTYN, the leading institution for contemporary art in Wales, UK; Co-Director of IAM Infinity Art Museum, the first blockchain-based art museum; Co-Founder of xxnft publishing platform dedicated to women and female-identifying artists working with NFT and crypto arts; President of IKT–International Association of Curators of Contemporary Art; Executive Committee Member of AICA–International Association of Art Critics; Executive Committee Member of ICOM UK–International Council of Museums; Co-Chair of VAGW–Visual Art Group Wales; Advisor to the British Council Visual Arts Acquisition Committee, UK Government Art Collection and the Art Institutions of the 21st Century Foundation; Member of CIMAM–International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art. Former Head Curator of APT Global–Artist Pension Trust (2012-18) and Associate Curator of CCANW–Centre for Contemporary Art and the Natural World (2018-20). He was Member of the Selection Committee for both the British Pavilion and Malta Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2017 as well as the Estonian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2015.
Over the last two decades, he curated major exhibitions for biennials and institutions worldwide such as four National Pavilions / Collateral Events at the Venice Biennale (Pera Flora Fauna-Malaysia in 2022, Mauritius in 2015, Wales and Maldives in 2013); the ongoing exhibition project Ideal-Types (Amsterdam 2018, Venice 2019); Sean Scully: Standing on the Edge of the World at the Hong Kong Arts Centre (2018); Shezad Dawood: Leviathan with the Fondazione Querini Stampalia in conjunction with the 57th Venice Biennale (2017); EXPO VIDEO Chicago (2015); and the biennials Sequences VII in Iceland (2015) and Manifesta 8 in Spain (2010).
He holds a PhD in Communication Design and Photography from the European Centre for Photography, University of South Wales, Cardiff, and is Visiting Lecturer at major universities and art colleges throughout Europe and the Americas. He is co-Publisher of @xxnft newsletter and online platform promoting the role of women artists in the verse, Editor of the Critical Photography book series by Intellect, and has had over 200 texts published on art and curatorial practice, contributing to a large number of books, journals, catalogues and monographs. His own publications include Curating the Image: Notebook for a Visual Journey (Distanz 2020); Forewords: Hyperimages and Hyperimaging (Manfredi 2018), Unmapping the City: Perspectives of Flatness (Intellect 2010) and Aesthetic Journalism: How to inform without informing (Intellect2009).