Meet the Author


Marco Costantini

Marco COSTANTINI (born 1970, Switzerland) is an art historian, exhibition curator and deputy director of mudac, museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts in Lausanne, where he organized the exhibitions: Face au mur (2010), Nirvana (2015) and Miroir Miroir (2017). Previously, at the Museum of Fine Arts in Lausanne, he was in charge of research for its transition from a museum to PLATEFORME 10 and co-organized the exhibition Incongru. When art creates laughter (2011). Costantini initiated several other independent exhibitions for contemporary art spaces in Switzerland and abroad. He is the director of the journal Raddar, the leading Swiss scientific publication devoted to design research, published annually. He was a lecturer at the School of Design and High School of Art of Valais (edhéa) where he taught theory and aesthetics of contemporary art, after having been a lecturer in the department of art history at the University of Lausanne (2002-2008), as well as at the Polytechnic School of Lausanne (2003-2007). He is the author of numerous articles published in scientific books and exhibition catalogs specialized in design and contemporary art.

Works by the Author

Beirut: The Eras of Design

Co-edition with MUDAC Lausanne