Silvia Filippini Fantoni

Director of Interpretation, Media and Evaluation
Indianapolis Museum of Art
USA

Before joining the IMA, where she is currently the Director of the Interpretation, Media and Evaluation department, Silvia worked for 10 years as a project manager and evaluator for a number of technology based projects in and for museums, including the British Museum, the J.P. Getty Museum, The Centre Pompidou, the Musee du Louvre, Tate Modern, The Metropolitan Museum, The Barnes Collection, The National Portrait Gallery. Whilst embarking on her professional career, Silvia has also continued her academic studies gaining a PhD on the use of Personalization Technologies in Cultural Organizations at Sorbonne University in France, where she also teaches Museums and new Media and Research and Evaluation methods for technology-based projects.

Silvia's main area of expertise is the use of new technologies in cultural institutions as well as visitor's research and evaluation, and she has written an extensive number of publications on these topics. Silvia also has a strong interest in various aspects of culture including contemporary art, cinema and performing arts.