Licia Canton, Editor-in-Chief, Montreal, Accenti Magazine

Licia Canton is the co-founder of Accenti Magazine. She is the author of two short story collections: The Pink House(2018) and Almond Wine and Fertility (2008). She is also the editor of ten books and her writing has been published in Canada and abroad. She is a frequent guest speaker at international events, and she continues to mentor emerging writers. She holds a Ph.D. in literature from Université de Montréal and and a Master’s degree from McGill University. She is President of the Association of Italia-Canadian Writers and recently she is Emilio Goggio Research Fellow in Italian-Canadian Studies, University of Toronto (2021-2022).

Carmen Concilio, University of Torino, World Literatures in English

Carmen Concilio is Full Professor of English and Anglophone Literatures at the University of Torino, Italy, and holds a Ph.D in English Studies from the University of Pisa. She is editor and co-editor of various scholarly works: Word and Image in Literature and the Visual Arts (2016) and Imagining Ageing. Representations of Age and Ageing in Anglophone Literatures (2018). She is a scholar in Canadian Literature and has contributed to various Italian-Canadian publications. Her main fields of research and expertise are Postcolonial Literature, Literature and the Arts, the Environmental Humanities, and the Digital Humanities. She was the recipient of Canada’s Faculty Enrichment Program (2000 and 2009) and of Canada-Italy Innovation Award 2021.

Marlene Creates, Newfoundland, Environmental Artist

Marlene Creates, recently invested into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador, is a Canadian environmental artist and poet who lives on the island of Newfoundland. For over 40 years her art has been an exploration of the reciprocal relationships between human experience, memory, language and the land. Her work has been presented in over 350 exhibitions and screenings across Canada and internationally. She has been engaged with memory mapping for over three decades — both in her own artwork and by leading workshops with over 3,000 people, including school children, university students, and seniors. In 2019 she received a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts for Lifetime Artistic Achievement.

Enrica Favaro, University of Torino, Medical Doctor

Enrica Favaro is medical doctor and biotecnologist and PhD in Medical Physiopathology. She is involved in some research projects at the Department of Medical Science of the University of Turin in the eziopathogenesis of type 1 diabetes. She is also authors of more than 20 scientific papers and reviews on international scientific magazines. Main scientific publications in recent years. She is under training for the specialization for Hygiene, Preventive Medicine and Public Health. She is also the coordinator of a project on active ageing of the Department of Medical Science named "Third Time".

Alberto Agostoni, University of Torino, PE fellowship

Alberto Agostoni, nowadays, is involved in Public Engagement projects of the Department of Medical Science at the University of Torino. He worked as a researcher, regarding analysis on Cultural Heritage and products research and development, and as a teacher, for an international summer school in archaeology and in development and tutoring of labs for schools and festivals. During my studies and research activity, I used software for database, as well as for data analysis and presentation. At the same time, I have gained experience in communication tools, like websites and social network.

Zasha Colah, Milan, (NABA) New Academy of Beaux-Arts

Zasha Colah co-founded the curatorial collaborative and union of artists Clark House Initiative (Mumbai, 2010). She teaches in the department of Visual Arts & Curatorial Studies, Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti (Milan, since 2018). She was part of the curatorial team led by Marco Scotini of the second Yinchuan Biennale (2018). She co-curated with Luca Cerizza the third Pune Biennale (2017) and Prabhakar Pachpute (National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, 2016). Her doctoral research was titled, Histories of Art Under Militarisation. Burma/Myanmar 1982-2016 (La Sapienza University, 2020). She is currently a research fellow at 221A (Vancouver, 2020).