Dr Patrizia Munforte studied Art History, Film Studies and Modern German Literature at the universities of Basel and Zurich. In 2016, she completed her doctorate at the University of Zurich on the topic of “Mourning Images and Portraits of the Dead: North American Miniature Painting and Photography in the 19th Century”. From 2008 to 2020, she worked as a research assistant and lecturer at the Centre for Studies in the Theory and History of Photography at the University of Zurich and collaborated on several book projects. After working on a conservation project in the Department of Historical Photography at the Swiss National Museum from 2017 to 2018, she was a research associate at the Fotomuseum Winterthur from 2019 to 2020, where she was most recently curator of the collections. Patrizia Munforte is currently undertaking a further education in Information Science at the University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons (FHGR), which she will complete with an MAS in September 2023.
Dr. Patrizia Munforte
Coordinator “Critical FAIRness”