Per non perdere il filo. Karine N'guyen Van Tham – Parul Thacker / Biographies

8 February 2024



Daniela Ferretti, an architect specialised in the field of exhibition design, has set-up more than 250 shows for public and private entities since 1977, both in Venice and elsewhere, for which she has collaborated with many leading Italian and foreign art critics and historians.

She boasts collaborations with La Biennale di Venezia, Scuderie del Quirinale and Galleria Borghese in Rome, Barcelona’s CCCB, the Hayward Gallery in London, the Reina Sofia in Madrid, the Haus der Kunst in Munich, the Puskin Museum in Moscow, the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, Palazzo Grassi and Palazzo Grimani in Venice. In addition to designing exhibitions, she is also experienced in organising them in their entirety. Head of the Exhibitions Office of Venice's Department of Culture, in 1996 she was appointed Coordinator of Shows and Exhibitions at the Venetian Civic Museums Directorate. She is a member of the International Committee for the reorganisation of the Piazza San Marco Museums and heads a number of projects aimed at the creation of a Contemporary Art System in Venice. She directed the Fortuny Museum from 2007 to 2019. In 2008, she was appointed director of Museum Area 3. She joined the Board of Directors of the Maeght Foundation of S. Paul de Vence. Proportio, curated alongside Axel Vervoordt and staged at Palazzo Fortuny, won the 2015 Leading Culture Destinations Awards for Best Exhibition of the Year.

Since 2019, she has been a member of the Board of Directors of Fondazione dell'Albero d’Oro in Venice. From 2020 to 2023, she curated and staged exhibitions in Aix en Provence, Turin, Padua and Venice.