Silvia Franceschini is a curator at Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Design and Architecture in Hasselt, Belgium. She holds a PhD in Design and Visual Culture from the Polytechnic University of Milan. Selected projects include the exhibitions Le Déracinement. On Diasporic Imaginations, Z33 (2021), The Politics of Affinity. Experiments in Art, Education and the Social Sphere, Cittadellarte-Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella (2016); Global Tools 1973–1975: Towards an Ecology of Design, SALT, Istanbul (2014), The Way of Enthusiasts, V-A-C Foundation, 13th Venice Architecture Biennial (2012). In 2015 she was part of the curatorial team of The School of Kyiv—Kyiv Biennial 2015. She is the editor of Global Tools 1973–1975. When Education Coincides With Life (Nero Publishing, 2018) and Curator Without a System (Sternberg press, 2021).