Dr. Valeria Graziano

Valeria Graziano is a cultural theorist, practitioner and educator whose research is principally focused on the invention of postwork imaginaries, micropolitical practices and radical pedagogies. She holds an MA in Visual Cultures from Goldsmiths (AHRC funded) and a PhD in Critical Organization Theory from Queen Mary University (Creative Industries scholarship recipient). Currently, Valeria is a Research Fellow at Middlesex University. Her postdoctoral project considers various ‘prefigurative practices’ and the role of imaginal procedures within the organizational lives of collectives. Over the years, Valeria has collaborated with art organizations such as the Vanabbemuseum (Eindhoven), MACBA (Barcelona), CASCO (Utrecht), CCA (Tallin), and festivals, including Impulse Theatre Festival (Dusseldorf), Steirischer Herbst (Graz), and In-Presentables (Madrid). She is a member of the Micropolitics Research Group (2006-present), with whom she is researching techniques developed within institutional analysis. She is co-editor of the forthcoming special issue of ephemera, theory & politics in organization on “Repair Matters”.