Michele D’Aurizio (b. 1985 in Chieti) is Managing Editor at Flash Art International. He is the co-founder of the project space Gasconade in Milan. He organized exhibition at Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris; Boatos Fine Arts, São Paulo; Ellis King, Dublin; Flash Art NY Desk, New York; Fluxia, Milan; and Grand Century, New York. In 2012 he was curator-in-residence at the Fondazione Pastificio Cerere in Rome, and co-curated with Eva Fabbris the 2010-11 program of the Kaleidoscope Project Space in Milan. He was Associate Editor at Kaleidoscope and Editorial Assistant at Mousse. His writing appeared in Abitare, Flash Art, Kaleidoscope, Mousse and Spike. D’Aurizio received an MA in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies from the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti – NABA in Milan. His curatorial practice is grounded in an attempt to revise strategies of art production and distribution within the context of the contemporary art industry. In particular, his interest lies in generational values within art production and the question of how peripheral communities engage with Western aesthetic preoccupations.