Anthropologist, curator and writer
Gabriela Nicolescu is an anthropologist, curator and writer who is interested in what visual and material culture perspectives can bring to development and migration studies, political economy, and the anthropology of health; museums and museum practices; and the history of social sciences, especially in Europe. She has conducted extensive ethnographic work in Romania, Italy and the UK on the shifting relations between politics and representation, the diffusion and social organisation of cultural ideas, migration, remittances and notions of care work. Gabriela has curated and co-curated multiple international exhibitions in Austria, Romania, Hong Kong, Philippines and the UK. She taught in Goldsmiths, University of London and in University of Bucharest. Gabriela completed her PhD in Visual Anthropology in Goldsmiths, University of London.