Carlotta Castellani received her Ph.D. in Art History, Literature, and Cultural Studies in a joint program of the Universities of Florence and Paris IV Sorbonne (2016). During her doctoral studies, she was responsible for the historical archive of the German artist residency in Florence’s Villa Romana. In 2019 she was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Italian Modern Art, in a joint program with the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In 2020 she was awarded a Postdoctoral Fellowship with a project on “The impact of Raoul Heinrich Francé’s theories on El Lissitzky” in the research program “4A Lab. Art Histories, Archaeologies, Anthropologies, Aesthetics” based in Berlin (2020),” a cooperation of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz and the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz in Berlin. Her most recent book is Una rivista costruttivista nella Berlino anni Venti: «G» di Hans Richter (Padua, Cleup: 2018). Since 2019 she teaches Contemporary Art as Adjunct Professor at the University of Florence.