Simone Basani is a curator, performance artist and dramaturg. He studied Visual Arts at IUAV University in Venice (IT), Community Drama at CRT- Theatre Research Centre in Milan (IT), and Theatre Studies at KASK in Ghent (BE). His research focuses on remembrance processes and historical forgetting. By developing his personal research approach to such topics, he aims to challenge the functioning of heteronormative and colonial gaze, especially the European one.
His works have been presented in both museum spaces and theaters: Fortuny Museum – Venice, ŁAŹNIA CCA – Gdańsk, Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi – Venice, Villa Empain – Brussels, KAAP and Musea Brugge – Bruges..